Buddhist Studies from India to America

Buddhist Studies from India to America

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Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue. These are the main areas which Charles S. Prebish has either inaugurated or helped to define; and his academic career as a leading, international scholar, and his significant professional achievements are celebrated within this volume. The geographical and historical scope of the essays in this collection range from ancient India to modern America, and includes contributions by well-known international scholars. The contributors discuss a variety of academic disciplines including philosophy, psychology, history, feminism, and sociology. It will appeal to scholars whose interests embrace either ancient or modern aspects of the Buddhist tradition.Essays in Honor of Charles S. Prebish Damien Keown ... He took the letter as a challenge, and headed off to Madison in the fall of 1967. Madison was a flurry of Buddhist Studies activities. Not only were there about two dozen Buddhist Studies graduate students, but they were all as excited about their learning as Chuck, anbsp;...

Title:Buddhist Studies from India to America
Author:Damien Keown
Publisher:Routledge - 2006-01-16


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