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Critical terms for the study of Buddhism

Author: Donald S Lopez, Jr.
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, ©2005.
Series: Buddhism and modernity.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a unique introduction to Buddhism by examining categories essential for a nuanced understanding of its traditions. Each essay shows students how a fundamental term, from art to word, illuminates the practice of Buddhism, both in traditional Buddhist societies and in the realms of modernity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Critical terms for the study of Buddhism.
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, ©2005
(DLC) 13713335
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald S Lopez, Jr.
ISBN: 9780226493237 0226493237 9781849723510 1849723516
OCLC Number: 270606633
Notes: Title supplied by vendor.
Includes graphical cross-reference mapper.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (353 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : impressions of the Buddha --
Buddha --
Art --
Death --
Economy --
Gift --
History --
Institution --
Pedagogy --
Person --
Power --
Practice --
Ritual --
Sex --
Word --
Modernity.
Series Title: Buddhism and modernity.
Responsibility: edited by Donald S. Lopez, Jr.

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Through incisive discussions of topics ranging from practice, power, and pedagogy to ritual, history, sex, and death, the authors offer new directions for the understanding of Buddhism, taking  Read more...

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