Buddhism and Buddhists in China - Hodus, Lewis
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Buddhism is a religion which must be viewed from many angles. Its original form, as preached by Gautama in India and developed in the early years succeeding, and as embodied in the sacred literature of early Buddhism, is not representative of the actual Buddhism of any land today. The faithful student of Buddhist literature would be as far removed from understanding the working activities of a busy center of Buddhism in Burmah, Tibet or China today as a student of patristic literature would be from appreciating the Christian life of London or New York City. This volume is the third to be…mehr

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Buddhism is a religion which must be viewed from many angles. Its original form, as preached by Gautama in India and developed in the early years succeeding, and as embodied in the sacred literature of early Buddhism, is not representative of the actual Buddhism of any land today. The faithful student of Buddhist literature would be as far removed from understanding the working activities of a busy center of Buddhism in Burmah, Tibet or China today as a student of patristic literature would be from appreciating the Christian life of London or New York City. This volume is the third to be published of a series on "The World's Living Religions," projected in 1920 by the Board of Missionary Preparation of the Foreign Missions Conference of North America. The series seeks to introduce Western readers to the real religious life of each great national area of the non-Christian world.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: NUVISION PUBN
  • Seitenzahl: 84
  • Erscheinungstermin: November 2006
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 224mm x 147mm x 5mm
  • Gewicht: 136g
  • ISBN-13: 9781595479587
  • ISBN-10: 1595479589
  • Artikelnr.: 21541538