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- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 25.95
For centuries, Buddhist teachers and laypeople have used stories, symbols, cultural metaphors, and anecdotes to teach and express their religious views. In this introductory textbook, Carl Olson draws on these narrative traditions to detail the development of Buddhism from the life of the historical Buddha to the present. By organizing... more...
- F+W Media 2003; US$ 14.95
In recent years, more and more people have been turning to Buddhist ethics for a greater understanding of themselves and their place in the world. The religion's principles of nonviolence, mindfulness, and self-awareness have resonated among those who feel increasingly distracted and conflicted in their daily lives. You can also take advantage of the... more...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 13.99
Your concise guide to Buddhism, mindfulness, and meditation! The Everything Essential Buddhism Book is your beginner's guide to the Buddhist principles of nonviolence, mindfulness, and self-awareness. Learn about the deceptively simple truths of this enigmatic religion, including: The life of Buddha and his continuing influence throughout the... more...
- Trinity University Press 2014; US$ 17.95
In this thoughtful, affectionate collection of interviews and letters spanning three decades, beloved poet Gary Snyder talks with South African writer and scholar Julia Martin. Over this period many things changed decisivelyŚglobally, locally, and in their personal livesŚand these changing conditions provide the back story for a long conversation.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
This is a semiotic study of a corpus of texts that KumÔrajţva (344-413 CE), ParamÔrtha (499~569 CE) and Xuanzang (599~664 CE) transmitted from India to China, featuring a critical reading of the Dazhidu Lun (T1509, MahÔ-Praj˝ÔpÔramitÔ-upade˙a-┌Ôstra), San Wuxing Lun (T1617, Try-asvabhÔva-prakara.na), and Guangbai Lun (T1571, Catu.h˙ataka-˙Ôstra-kÔrika).... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 35.99
Buddhisms and Deconstructions considers the connection between Buddhism and Derridean deconstruction, focusing on the work of Robert Magliola. Fourteen distinguished contributors discuss deconstruction and various Buddhisms?Indian, Tibetan, and Chinese (Chan)?followed by an afterword in which Magliola responds directly to his critics. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2010; US$ 17.99
It is possible to be a Christian Buddhist in the context of a universal belief that sits fairly lightly on both traditions. Ross Thompson takes especially seriously the aspects of each faith that seem incompatible with the other, no God and no soul in Buddhism, for example, and the need for grace and the historical atonement on the cross in Christianity.... more...
- Parallax Press 2009; US$ 6.99
On an island in Vietnam, a monk lives in a coconut tree, eating its fruit and playing with his friends, a cat and a mouse. All the while, a war is raging. One day, the monk decides to visit his country?s president. After all, if a man, a cat, and a mouse can live in harmony, why can?t a nation? But the hostile guards at the presidential palace throw... more...