Religion: Theravada

  • Studying Buddhism in Practice book cover

    Studying Buddhism in Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by John S. Harding

    This book introduces the rich realities of the Buddhist tradition and the academic approaches through which they are studied. Based on personal experiences of Buddhism on the ground, it provides a reflective context within which religious practices can be understood and appreciated. The engaging…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Studying Religions in Practice

  • Theravada Buddhism: A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo book cover

    Theravada Buddhism

    A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo, 2nd Edition

    By Richard F. Gombrich

    Written by the leading authority on Theravada Buddhism, this up-dated edition takes into account recent research to include the controversies over the date of the Buddha and current social and political developments in Sri Lanka. Gombrich explores the legacy of the Buddha's predecessors and the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-19
    The Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices

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