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The Experience of Buddhism: Sources and Interpretations (Religious Life in History)

 
 
 
 
The Experience of Buddhism: Sources and Interpretations (Religious Life in History)
Author: John S. Strong
ISBN 13: 9780495094869
ISBN 10: 495094862
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2007-03-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $142.95
 
 

A companion textbook for use in religion courses at the undergraduate- level. The text introduces the reader to the basic strains of Buddhism inside and outside of its homeland of India. Much of the work consists of extracts from various Buddhist writing throughout history, with some elucidation of the meanings of the text included.

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Journal of Buddhist Ethics - Roger Corless

On the one hand, a very serviceable course book, that "sort of" goes with "Robinson Plus," and one that can certainly, as I have found, be mined for significant texts as the focus of productive classroom discussions.