The Buddhist World, Hardback Book

The Buddhist World Hardback

Edited by John Powers

Part of the Routledge Worlds series


The Buddhist World joins a series of books on the world's great religions and cultures, offering a lively and up-to-date survey of Buddhist studies for students and scholars alike.

It explores regional varieties of Buddhism and core topics including buddha-nature, ritual, and pilgrimage.

In addition to historical and geo-political views of Buddhism, the volume features thematic chapters on philosophical concepts such as ethics, as well as social constructs and categories such as community and family.

The book also addresses lived Buddhism in its many forms, examining the ways in which modernity is reshaping traditional structures, ancient doctrines, and cosmological beliefs.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 678 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Buddhism
  • ISBN: 9780415610445



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