Oxford handbook of contemporary Buddhism

As an incredibly diverse religious system, Buddhism is constantly changing. The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Buddhism offers a comprehensive collection of work by leading scholars in the field that tracks these changes up to the present day. Taken together, the book provides a blueprint to unders...

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Other Authors: Jerryson, Michael K. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2016, 2016
Series:Oxford handbooks online / Oxford handbooks online
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Summary:As an incredibly diverse religious system, Buddhism is constantly changing. The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Buddhism offers a comprehensive collection of work by leading scholars in the field that tracks these changes up to the present day. Taken together, the book provides a blueprint to understanding Buddhism's past and uses it to explore the ways in which Buddhism has transformed in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The volume contains 41 essays, divided into two sections. The essays in the first section examine the historical development of Buddhist traditions throughout the world. The second section tracks the relationship between Buddhist traditions and particular themes
Item Description:The resource is available to MPG users until 31 December 2019 within the scope of a trial
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780199362400