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Author Penner, Hans H., 1934-2012.

Title Rediscovering the Buddha : legends of the Buddha and their interpretation / Hans H. Penner
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2009]
copyright 2009
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Description 1 online resource (272 pages)
Summary Hans Penner takes a look at the classic stories of the life of the Buddha. He takes issue with Max Weber's assertion that 'Buddhism is an other-worldly ascetic religion', a point of view that remains dominant in the received tradition and in most contemporary studies of Buddhism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Gautama Buddha.
Religious biography -- India.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199870073 ebook
0199870071 ebook