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  • A Survey of Vinaya Literatureby Charles S. Prebish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    The most important research tool for vinaya studies. Covers both primary and secondary sources in Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, and Chinese as well as modern sources in English, French, German and Japanese. more...

  • Westward Dharmaby Charles S. Prebish; Martin Baumann

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 34.95

    The first authoritative volume on the totality of Buddhism in the West, Westward Dharma establishes a comparative and theoretical perspective for considering the amazing variety of Buddhist traditions, schools, centers, and teachers that have developed outside of Asia. Leading scholars from North America, Europe, South Africa, and Australia explore... more...

  • Buddhism in the Modern Worldby Steven Heine; Charles S. Prebish

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 33.99

    The history of Buddhism has been characterized by an ongoing tension between attempts to preserve traditional ideals and modes of practice and the need to adapt to changing cultural conditions. Many developments in Buddhist history, such as the infusion of esoteric rituals, the rise of devotionalism and lay movements, and the assimilation of warrior... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Buddhismby Damien Keown; Charles S. Prebish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    Reflects the current state of scholarship in Buddhist Studies, its entries being written by specialists in many areas, presenting an accurate overview of Buddhist history, thought and practices, most entries having cross-referencing to others and bibliographical references. Contain around 1000 pages and 500,000 words, totalling around 1200 entries. more...

  • Action Dharmaby Christopher Queen; Damien Keown; Charles S. Prebish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    These essays chart the emergence of a new chapter in an ancient faith - the rise of social service and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West. Engaged Buddhists have sought new ways to comfort society's oppressed communities. more...

  • Buddhism and Human Rightsby Wayne R. Husted; Damien Keown; Charles S. Prebish

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 190.00

    The political, ethical and philosophical questions surrounding human rights are debated vigorously in political and intellectual circles throughout the world and now in this volume. more...

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