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Buddhism

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Presents a summary of the developments in Buddhist traditions, from the time of the Buddha to the 20th century exile of the Dalai ... Lire la suite
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Presents a summary of the developments in Buddhist traditions, from the time of the Buddha to the 20th century exile of the Dalai Lama. This book traces 2,500 years of Buddhist history, covering the Buddhist schools from Mahayana to Zen. It also explains the origins of Buddhism and its most basic doctrines.

"This is a sound introduction to the religion and a fine work of reference for those already acquainted with its doctrines."

Auteur
Edward Conze studied Indian and comparative philosophy at the universities of Bonn and Hamburg. He later lectured in psychology, philosophy, and comparative religion at Oxford, held a number of academic appointments, and served as Vice-President of the Buddhist Society. His many books include Buddhist Texts Through the Ages (Oneworld, Sept 1995, ISBN: 9781851681075).

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In this authoritative guide, one of the world's most distinguished scholars of Buddhism provides a compact summary of the tradition s development, from the time of the Buddha to the 20th century exile of the Dalai Lama.

With skill, sympathy, and insight, Conze traces 2,500 years of Buddhist history, providing a lively explanation of the origins of Buddhism and its most basic doctrines. Covering all the Buddhist schools from Mah na to Zen, this comprehensive, concise study is widely acknowledged as the classic introduction to the history of the Buddhist tradition, perfect for students and interested readers alike.



Résumé
This authoritative guide provides a classic introduction to the ancient faith of Buddhism from one of recent history's greatest scholars in the subject.

Contenu
Introduction. The First Five Hundred Years: 500-0 BC2. The Second Period: AD 0-5003. The Third Period: AD 500-10004. The Last One Thousand Years: AD 1000-1978. Bibliography. Index.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Buddhism
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781851685684
ISBN: 978-1-85168-568-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Simon & Schuster N.Y.
Genre: Religion et théologie
nombre de pages: 160
Poids: 195g
Taille: H198mm x B130mm x T13mm
Année: 2007
Auflage: 2., überarbeitete A.