Buddhism: What Everyone Needs to Know(r) (Paperback)

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Buddhism: What Everyone Needs to Know offers readers a brief, authoritative guide to one of the world's largest and most diverse religious traditions in a reader-friendly question-and-answer format. Dale Wright covers the origins and early history of Buddhism, the diversity of types of Buddhism throughout history, and the status of contemporary Buddhism. This is a go-to book for anyone seeking a basic understanding of the origins, history, teachings, and practices of Buddhism.

About the Author


Dale S. Wright is a Professor of Religious and Asian Studies at Occidental College and has been actively engaged in the study of Buddhism for over four decades. He has travelled and lived extensively throughout Asia and has first-hand experience with many different types and nationalities of Buddhism. He is the author of numerous books, including What Is Buddhist Enlightenment? and The Six Perfections: Buddhism and the Cultivation of Character.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780190843663
ISBN-10: 0190843667
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: February 1st, 2020
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: What Everyone Needs to Know

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