Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language; Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism ineasy-to-understand languageWritten by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal.
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Paperbackpages. He has published budhism number of books in French and English, including: Is Buddhism areligion of tolerance and pacifism as many people think? A fascinating, short book that unmas,ing us to strip awayexisting preconceptions we may have about BuddhismConsiders questions such as: A fascinating, short book that challenges us to strip awayexisting preconceptions we may have about Buddhism Considers questions such as: Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card.
An ideal introduction to Buddhism for anyone who has unansweredquestions about one of the world’s largest and most popularreligions. Jerry rated it liked it Jun 13, Want to Read saving…. Christine rated it liked it Sep 01, While there is nothing in this book that would surprise anyone with a strong scholarly background in Buddhism or even a history in the religious texts beyond popular introductions, it is very recommended for laypersons interested in the subject and whose prior exposure has been largely apologetic works.
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This is a fascinating book on a complex topic and has given much food for thought, whilst puncturing many of my unthinking preconceptions of this religion.
Fauer we talk of Buddhism as aunified religion or are there many Buddhisms? Bruce rated it really liked it Mar 29, Alyssa rated it liked it Jan 03, Unmasking Buddhism by Bernard Faure.
I read it for my exam of East Asian Religions and found budhdism very enlightning, because everything we westerner believe of buddhism is actual a well crafted construct, and Buddhism is a religion exactly as the others.
Preview — Unmasking Buddhism by Bernard Faure. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Margot rated it liked it Jul 30, Unmasking Buddhism Bernard Faure No preview available – Cheri Fakes rated it really liked it Dec 07, Nuns were never given full ordination, and it was held that only men could achieve liberation.
Unmasking Buddhism by Bernard Faure
My library Help Advanced Book Search. National Library of Australia. Richard Shafranek rated it liked it Mar 06, As nice as it is to believe that Buddhism is a non-religious religion and provides the tools to allow anyone to live a ‘spiritual’ life, this is not necessarily true, at least not for millions of practicing Buddhists, mainly in Asia, for whom it is a living religions with a pantheon of gods and demons.
Hannes rated it really liked it Jan 28, In theory, Buddhism may affirm we are all equal, but this is not always so in practice. It is an ideal introduction for anyone who has unanswered questions about one of the world’s largest and most popular religions. It also examines the many Western ubddhism around the religion and tries to determine the true picture. Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January Is Buddhism areligion of tolerance and pacifism as many people think?
Ron Baumann rated it really liked it Ubddhism 25, Faure breaks downs the misconceptions and writes clearly about some of the confusing aspects of Buddhism.
One of the easiest books about Buddhism fundamentals. May 08, C. Faure puts Buddhism under the microscope, exposing various misconceptions people have, and contradictions within Buddhism itself. Fabio rated it really liked it Jun 22, Can I get a copy?
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Misogyny has been prevalent in Buddhism, though is under challenge today.
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What entity is reborn? The essentials of Zen Buddhism: Return to Book Page. And isBuddhism a religion without god sor is it more of a philosophythan a religion? A fascinating, short book that challenges us to strip awayexisting preconceptions we may have about Buddhism Considers questions such as: The author also discusses the distinctions between Greater and Lesser Vehicle sects, between Buddhism in India, Tibet, China, Japan, and East Asia, and some of the contradictions in literature about Buddhism.
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