Buddhism, Critical Concepts in Religious Studies, Volume 2

Buddhism, Critical Concepts in Religious Studies, Volume 2

Paul Williams


From a box essentially of curiosity to expert orientalists, the research of Buddhism has built to include inter alia, theology and spiritual reports, philosophy, cultural reports, anthropology and comparative stories. there's now larger direct entry to Buddhism within the West than ever ahead of, and Buddhist reviews are attracting expanding numbers of students.

This eight-volume set brings jointly seminal papers in Buddhist reviews from an unlimited variety of educational disciplines, released during the last 40 years. With a brand new creation by means of the editor, this assortment is a distinct and unrivalled examine source for either scholar and scholar.

VOLUME II THE EARLY BUDDHIST faculties AND
DOCTRINAL background; THERAVADA
DOCTRINE
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18 Theravada Buddhist sangha: a few normal observations on
historical and political components in its improvement 1
HEINZ BECHERT
19 Notes at the formation of Buddhist sects and the origins of
Mahayana
HEINZ BECHERT
20 Buddhistjhana: its nature and attainment in line with the
Pali sources
L.S. COUSINS
21 The 'five points' and the origins of the Buddhist schools
L.S. COUSINS
22 individual and self
L S. COUSINS
23 Cosmology and meditation: from the Aggaiiiia-Sutta to the
Mahayana
RUPERT GETHIN
24 Kindness and compassion as a method to nirvaQa
R.F. GOMBRICH
25 focus or perception: the not easy of Theravada
Buddhist meditation theory
PAUL GRIFFITHS
26 Councils as rules and occasions within the Theravada
CHARLES HALLISEY
27 Saik$a-dharmas revisited: additional concerns of
Mahasa~pghika origins
CHARLES S. PREBISH
zs MahasaQighika origins: the beginnings of Buddhist
sectarianism
JAN NATTIER AND CHARLES S PREBISH
29 the various our bodies of the Buddha: reflections on a neglected
aspect of Theravada tradition
FRANK E. REYNOLDS
30 at the challenge of the relation of religious perform and
philosophical idea in Buddhism
LAMBERT SCHMITHAUSEN
31 Buddhist Modernism and the rhetoric of meditative
experience
ROBERT H SHARF
32 the reworking reward: an research of devotional acts of
offering in Buddhist Avadiina literature
JOHN robust
PETER SKILLING

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