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After Buddhism : rethinking the Dharma for a secular age

Author: Stephen Batchelor; Bill Nelson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This original and provocative book presents a new framework for understanding the remarkable spread of Buddhism in today's globalized world. It also reminds us of what was so startling about the Buddha's vision of human flourishing"--Amazon.com.
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Named Person: Buddha
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Batchelor; Bill Nelson
ISBN: 9780300205183 030020518X 9780300216226 030021622X 9780300224344 0300224346
OCLC Number: 906878132
Description: xi, 381 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: After Buddhism --
Mahānāma : the convert --
A fourfold task --
Pasenadi : the King --
Letting go of truth --
Sunakkhatta : the traitor --
Experience --
Jīvaka : the doctor --
The everyday sublime --
Ānanda : the attendant --
A culture of awakening --
Selected discourses from the Pali canon.
Responsibility: Stephen Batchelor.

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