Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language; Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism ineasy-to-understand languageWritten by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal.
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Nellalou rated it it was ok Jun 12, This should not be your first book on Buddhism. Many people don’t realize that Siddharta Gautama, the Buddha, was not a historical person. Faure breaks downs the misconceptions and writes clearly about some of the confusing aspects of Buddhism. Account Options Sign in.
Cera-Jann rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Similar Items The rhetoric of immediacy: Lists with This Book. Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January Is Buddhism a religion of tolerance and pacifism as many people think? A fascinating, short book that challenges us to strip awayexisting preconceptions we may have about Buddhism Considers questions such as: The writer did take sides on this issue, only saying such a Buddha is a model or ideal to be followed.
Buddhism, Purity, and Gender ; and Double Exposure Valentina rated it really liked it Dec 01, And isBuddhism a religion without god sor is it more of a philosophythan a religion? Is Buddhism a religion of tolerance and pacifism as many people think?
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Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism ineasy-to-understand language Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is anideal introduction for anyone who has unanswered questions aboutone of the world’s largest and most popular religions. Can we talk of Buddhism as aunified religion or are there many Buddhisms?
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Tomi rated it really liked it Aug 08, This is a fascinating book on a complex topic and has given much food for thought, whilst puncturing many of my unthinking preconceptions of this religion. Suzuki ; edited, and with an i Can I get a copy?
Can we talk of Buddhism as aunified religion or are there many Buddhisms? My library Help Advanced Book Search. I think everyone that thinks Buddhism is a “philosophy” should read this.
Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. I read it for my exam of East Asian Religions and found it very enlightning, because everything we westerner believe of buddhism is actual a well crafted construct, and Buddhism is a religion exactly as the others.
While there is nothing in this book that would surprise anyone with a strong s Engaging critical introduction to many elements of Buddhism that have been obscured by “Buddhist modernism. Unmasking Buddhism Bernard Faure No preview available – Alyssa rated it liked it Jan 03, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Eugene Weiser rated it really liked it Jan 26, National Library of Australia. Buddhism in history Buddhism is both one and many at the same time The Buddha is only a man who achieved awakening Buddhism is an Indian religion Buddhism is the cult of nothingness Buddhism is a philosophy, not a religion All Buddhists are seeking to achieve awakening Buddhism teaches the impermanence of all things The belief in karma leads to fatalism Buddhism denies the existence of a self more The Rhetoric of Immediacy: It also examines the many Western myths around the religion and tries to determine the true picture.
An ideal introduction to Buddhism for anyone who has unansweredquestions about one of the world’s largest and most popularreligions. Can I view this online?
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Renowned Buddhist scholar Bernard Faure answers these and other questions about the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language.