Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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Buddhism: 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 Buddhism and its importance, new teachings on the ethics of war and peace, and changes to ethnicity, class, and gender. Readership: Anyone interested in Buddhism as a religion and way of life; students of comparative religions and religious studies, theology and philosophy.

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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. ( Naomi Appleton, The Expository Times)

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to Buddhism, Damien Keown looks at all the distinctive features of the major world faith; examining the development of Buddhist thought over the centuries, its impact on daily life in contemporary society, and the spread of Buddhism throughout the world.

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