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Buddhism : a modern perspective

Author: Charles S Prebish
Publisher: University Park : The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [4th printing]View all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles S Prebish
ISBN: 0271011858 9780271011851 0271011955 9780271011950
OCLC Number: 717839398
Description: XV, 330 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: ContentsList of Contributors iiForeword ixPreface and Acknowledgments xiPart I: Indian Buddhism1. The Background to BuddhismStephan V. Beyer 32. Life of the BuddhaCharles S. Prebish 103. Early History of the Buddhist OrderCharles S. Prebish 164. Buddhist Councils and Divisions in the OrderCharles S. Prebish 215. Asoka and the Missionary Activity of the Buddhists Stefan Anacker 276. Doctrines of the Early BuddhistsCharles S. Prebish 297. Major Schools of the Early Buddhists: Mahasamghika Charles S. Prebish 368. Major Schools of the Early Buddhists: Theravada Charles S. Prebish 399. Major Schools of the Early Buddhists: Sarvastivada Charles S. Prebish 4210. Kaniska Stefan Anacker 4611. The Vinaya Pitaka Charles S. Prebish 4912. The Sutra Pitaka Francis H. Cook 5413. The Abhidharma Pitaka Stefan Anacker 5914. The Rise of the Mahayana Lewis R. Lancaster 6515. The Prajnaparamita Literature Lewis R. Lancaster 6916. Doctrines of the Mahayana Lewis R. Lancaster 7217. Major Schools of the Mahayana: Madhyamika 76Douglas D. Daye18. Major Schools of the Mahayana: Yogacara Stefan Anacker 9719. The Saddharmapundarika-Sutra 102Mark A. Ehman20. The Vimalakirti-Nirdesa Sutra Stefan Anacker 10821. The Lankavatara Sutra Mark A. Ehman 11222. The Pure Land Sutras Mark A. Ehman 11823. Cosmology Douglas D. Daye 12324. Buddhist Logic Douglas D. Daye 12725. Nirvana Francis H. Cook 13326. The Doctrine of Meditation in the Hinayana Stephan V. Beyer 13727. The Doctrine of Meditation in the Mahayana Stephan V. Beyer 148Part II: Buddhism Outside of India28. Early History of Buddhism in Ceylon Mark A. Ehman 16129. Monastic Life in Ceylon Charles S. Prebish 16630. Introduction of Buddhism to Southeast Asia and Subsequent History up to the Eleventh CenturyStefan Anacker 17031. Medieval Buddhism in Southeast Asia Stefan Anacker 17832. The Spread of Buddhism into China Roger J. Corless 18733. History of Buddhism in China Roger J. Corless 19034. Ch'an Roger J. Corless 19435 Ching-t'u Roger J. Corless 19836. Chinese Academic Schools and Doctrinal InnovationsFrancis H. Cook 20137. Chinese Buddhism and the Communist Regime Roger J. Corless 20838. Introduction of Buddhism to Korea and Subsequent DevelopmentLewis R. Lancaster 21239. Buddhism in Korea Survives Suppression and ChangeLewis R. Lancaster 21540. Introduction of Buddhism to Japan and Its Development During the Nara PeriodFrancis H. Cook 21841. Heian, Kamakura, and Tokugawa Periods in JapanFrancis H. Cook 22342. Japanese Innovations to Buddhism Francis H. Cook 22943. Japanese Buddhism and the New Religions Francis H. Cook 23444. Buddhism in TibetStephan V. Beyer 23945. Buddhism and the WestRoger J. Corless 248Appendix: Partial Listing of Representative Buddhist Groups in the United StatesRoger J. Corless and Charles S. PrebishGlossary 259Bibliography 311Index 319
Responsibility: ed. by Charles S. Prebish.


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