Modern Buddhist Bible # by Donald S. Lopez
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Modern Buddhist Bible # by Donald S. Lopez

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The first book to bring together the key texts of modern Buddhism In the last hundred years, the world, especially the West, has increasingly embraced the teachings of Buddhism. "A Modern Buddhist Bible" is the first anthology to bring together the writings from Buddhists, both Eastern and Western, that have redefined Buddhism for our era. Forging a universal doctrine from the divergent traditions of China, Sri Lanka, Japan, Burma, Thailand, and Tibet, the makers of modern Buddhism saw it as a return to the origin, as renowned scholar Donald Lopez shows. Modern Buddhism is for them a homeward journey to the vision of Buddha himself. Putting far more stress on meditation and spirituality than on ritual and relics, it embraces the ordination of women and values of science, social justice, tolerance, and individual freedom. "A Modern Buddhist Bible" includes writing by Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, T'ai Hsu, Cheng Yen, Shaku Soen, D. T. Suzuki, Alan Watts, Gary Snyder, Shunryu Suzuki, and others who have played a role in the rich and complex movement that fused Eastern insight with Western consciousness.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807012437
ISBN-10: 0807012432
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 135mm x 23mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Donald S. Lopez

Introduction to the History of Indian Buddhism by Donald S. Lopez Introduction to the History of Indian Buddhism, Paperback (June 2015)

First published in 1844, and it was read by Schopenhauer and Nietzsche in Germany and Emerson and Thoreau in America. Reintroducing Burnouf to a new generation of Buddhologists, Buffetrille and Lopez have revived a seminal text in the history of Orientalism. It provides a view of how the Buddhism religion was understood in the nineteenth century.

Norton Anthology of World Religions by Donald S. Lopez Norton Anthology of World Religions, Hardback (November 2014)

This groundbreaking new Norton Anthology enables the six major, living, international world religions to speak to students in their own words.

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Author Biography - Donald S. Lopez

Donald S. Lopez, Jr. is professor of Buddhist and Tibetan studies at the University of Michigan. His most recent books are "The Story of Buddhism: A Concise Guide to Its History and Teachings" and "Prisoners of Shangri-La."

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