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Buddha

Buddha

by John S. Strong
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851686266

ISBN-13: 9781851686261

Pub. Date: 03/16/2009

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

From his many births to his deathbed deeds, this authoritative biography unites the Buddha of history with the Buddha of legend in a bid to reveal the lasting spiritual relevance at the heart of the Buddhist tradition. Acclaimed scholar John Strong examines not only the historical texts, but also the supernatural accounts that surround this great religious figure,

Overview

From his many births to his deathbed deeds, this authoritative biography unites the Buddha of history with the Buddha of legend in a bid to reveal the lasting spiritual relevance at the heart of the Buddhist tradition. Acclaimed scholar John Strong examines not only the historical texts, but also the supernatural accounts that surround this great religious figure, uncovering the roots of many Buddhist beliefs and practices. John Strong is Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Bates College in Maine, USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851686261
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
03/16/2009
Series:
Beginners Guide (Oneworld) Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,123,098
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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