Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction introduces the reader to the teachings of the Damien Keown, author Emeritus Professor of Buddhist Ethics, Goldsmith’s. Damien Keown provides a lively, informative response to these frequently About the Series:Oxford’s Very Short Introductions series offers. Buddhism has ratings and reviews. Amira said: لم تكن البوذية يومًا أحدى المجالات التي يدفعني فضولي للبحث بها أو القراءة عنها وما أدركته الآن وأ.
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Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction – Very Short Introductions
A Very Short Introduction. A Very Short Introduction introduces the reader to the teachings of the Buddha and to the workings of Buddhism in daily life. Damien Keown looks at the distinctive features of Buddhism, examining who the Buddha was and what his teachings were. By considering how Buddhist thought has developed over the centuries, Keown considers how contemporary dilemmas can be faced from a Buddhist perspective.
In this new edition Keown provides new perspectives on Buddhist thought, including up-to-date material about the evolution of Buddhism throughout Asia, the material culture of Introfuction and its importance, new teachings on the ethics of war and peace, and changes to ethnicity, class, and gender. The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the buddhidm way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.
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Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction
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The spread of Buddhism in Asia ; 7. Review quote Keown’s skill in explaining complex ideas and the book’s clarity of structure and style ensure that it will retain the respect of scholars and students. In short, the book is a very worthwhile read.
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