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What in Brief Is Buddhism? Ananda W. P. Guruge

What in Brief Is Buddhism?

Ananda W. P. Guruge

Published August 1st 2004
ISBN : 9781932293043
Paperback
324 pages
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What in Brief is Buddhism looks at the great religious system of Buddhism diachronically on a historical time-line and synchronically as a widespread heritage of humankind as it enters the new millennium. The contents and coverage of this volumeMoreWhat in Brief is Buddhism looks at the great religious system of Buddhism diachronically on a historical time-line and synchronically as a widespread heritage of humankind as it enters the new millennium. The contents and coverage of this volume could be judged from the titles proposed by colleagues and students in several brainstorming sessions: - Buddhism 101 - Succinctly Buddhism - A Comprehensive Introduction to Buddhism - Buddhism: Past and Present - A Simple Guide to Buddhism and its Growth - Buddhism as it was and as it is - Buddhism in Theory and Practice - Buddhism, the Evolving Religion - All One Wants to Know of Buddhism An increasing consensus developed toward the title What in Brief is Buddhism? The explanation of Buddhism in its diverse forms is enriched by the addition of an anthology of Buddhist Texts, a brief dictionary of Buddhist terms, and a Select Bibliography.