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Title Critical terms for the study of Buddhism / edited by Donald S. Lopez, Jr
Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (353 pages)
Series Buddhism and modernity
Buddhism and modernity.
Contents Introduction : impressions of the Buddha -- Buddha -- Art -- Death -- Economy -- Gift -- History -- Institution -- Pedagogy -- Person -- Power -- Practice -- Ritual -- Sex -- Word -- Modernity
Summary 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
Notes Includes graphical cross-reference mapper
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes 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. MiAaHDL
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Subject Buddhism -- Philosophy.
Buddhism -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952-
ISBN 0226493237 (electronic bk.)
9780226493237 (electronic bk.)