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Title:
Responses to 101 questions on Buddhism
Author:
Renard, John, 1944-
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Publication Information:
New York : Paulist Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xv, 187 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780809138784
Format :
Book

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Central Library BQ4012 .R46 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Written in the popular question-and-answer format, this book examines the beliefs, practices, spirituality and culture of one of the most important families of faith communities, Buddhism.


Author Notes

John Renard, who has a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from Harvard University, is Professor of Theological Studies at St. Louis University.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
List of Questions on Buddhismp. vii
Buddhism Timelinep. xiv
1 Beginnings and Early Sourcesp. 1
2 History and Developmentp. 21
3 Doctrines and Practicesp. 39
4 Law and Ethicsp. 61
5 Spiritualityp. 75
6 Buddhism and the Humanitiesp. 91
7 Relationships to Other Religious Traditionsp. 111
8 Women and Familyp. 125
9 Buddhism Here and Nowp. 143
Chart of Major Buddhist Lineagesp. 159
Select Glossary of Buddhist Sanskrit/Pali Technical Termsp. 165
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 168
Indexp. 170

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