The Buddhist World

The Buddhist World

by John Powers

Hardback Publication Date: 12/10/2015

  $410.00
The Buddhist World joins a series of books on the world's great religions and cultures, offering a lively and up-to-date survey of Buddhist studies for students and scholars alike. It explores regional varieties of Buddhism and core topics including buddha-nature, ritual, and pilgrimage. In addition to historical and geo-political views of Buddhism, the volume features thematic chapters on philosophical concepts such as ethics, as well as social constructs and categories such as community and family. The book also addresses lived Buddhism in its many forms, examining the ways in which modernity is reshaping traditional structures, ancient doctrines, and cosmological beliefs.
ISBN:
9780415610445
9780415610445
Category:
Buddhism
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
12-10-2015
Language:
English
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
678
Dimensions (mm):
248x171x43mm
Weight:
1.34kg

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