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Buddhism, Taoism, and other Far Eastern religions

Author: J Isamu Yamamoto
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan Pub. House, ©1998.
Series: Zondervan guide to cults & religious movements.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the second half of the twentieth century, the failure of Enlightenment rationalism and the spiritual bankruptcy of Western materialism have opened the door for Eastern religions, especially the nontheistic religions that promise enlightenment and peace of mind. Any major bookstore today has copies of the I Ching, the Tao Te Ching, and books on Taoism, Zen, and other forms of Buddhism. This volume presents a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Isamu Yamamoto
ISBN: 0310489121 9780310489122
OCLC Number: 33947078
Awards: Runner-up for Christian Book Award 1999
Description: 96 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Theology --
Witnessing tips --
Selected bibliography --
Parallel comparison chart --
Glossary of terms.
Series Title: Zondervan guide to cults & religious movements.
Responsibility: J. Isamu Yamamoto.
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In the second half of the twentieth century, the failure of Enlightenment rationalism and the spiritual bankruptcy of Western materialism have opened the door for Eastern religions, especially the nontheistic religions that promise enlightenment and peace of mind. Any major bookstore today has copies of the I Ching, the Tao Te Ching, and books on Taoism, Zen, and other forms of Buddhism. This volume presents a comprehensive overview of Eastern religions, their views, and their impact on contemporary North America.

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