Religion: Featured Titles: Buddhism

7Featured Titles: Buddhism

  • Buddhism: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation book cover

    Buddhism

    A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation

    By David Burton

    Buddhism, in its diverse forms and throughout its long history, has had a profound influence on Asian cultures and the lives of countless individuals. In recent times, it has also attracted great interest among people in other parts of the world, including philosophers. Buddhist traditions often…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Investigating Philosophy of Religion

  • Foucault, Buddhism and Disciplinary Rules book cover

    Foucault, Buddhism and Disciplinary Rules

    By Malcolm Voyce

    This book suggests that previous critiques of the rules of Buddhist monks (Vinaya) may now be reconsidered in order to deal with some of the assumptions concerning the legal nature of these rules and to provide a focus on how Vinaya texts may have actually operated in practice. Malcolm Voyce…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Buddhist World book cover

    The Buddhist World

    Edited by John Powers

    The Buddhist World joins a series of books on the world’s great religions and cultures, offering a lively and up-to-date survey of Buddhist studies for students and scholars alike. It explores regional varieties of Buddhism and core topics including buddha-nature, ritual, and pilgrimage. In…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Introducing Tibetan Buddhism book cover

    Introducing Tibetan Buddhism

    By Geoffrey Samuel

    This lively introduction is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of Tibetan religion. It covers the development and influence of Tibetan Buddhism and the key schools and traditions, including Bon. Geoffrey Samuel helps students get to grips with a complex…

    Paperback – 2012-04-13
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Introducing Buddhism book cover

    Introducing Buddhism

    2nd Edition

    By Charles S. Prebish, Damien Keown

    Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition. It explains the religion’s key teachings and traces its historical development and geographical spread of from its foundations up to present day. Charles S. Prebish and Damien…

    Paperback – 2009-12-02
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Buddhism: The Basics book cover

    Buddhism: The Basics

    By Cathy Cantwell

    Buddhism: The Basics provides a thorough and accessible introduction to a fascinating religion. Examining the historical development of Buddhism and its presence today, this guide covers: principal traditions practices and beliefs ethical guidelines and philosophy religious texts…

    Paperback – 2009-08-27
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Buddhist Modernities: Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World book cover

    Buddhist Modernities

    Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World

    Edited by Hanna Havnevik, Ute Hüsken, Mark Teeuwen, Vladimir Tikhonov, Koen Wellens

    The transformations Buddhism has been undergoing in the modern age have inspired much research over the last decade. The main focus of attention has been the phenomenon known as Buddhist modernism, which is defined as a conscious attempt to adjust Buddhist teachings and practices in conformity with…

    Hardback – 2007-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion