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Zen Buddhism: A History: India and China
     

Zen Buddhism: A History: India and China

by Heinrich Dumoulin, James W. Heisig (Other), Paul F. Knitter (Other)
 

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The first of a two-volume set, this book offers a detailed account of the history, development, ideas, and image of the Zen school of Mahayana Buddhism.

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The first of a two-volume set, this book offers a detailed account of the history, development, ideas, and image of the Zen school of Mahayana Buddhism.

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A companion volume to Dumoulin's history of Zen in India and China (ISBN 0-02-908270-6), this is a newly translated, revised and expanded edition of a work first published in the US in 1963. Dumoulin, a philosopher and Zen scholar, introduces the history, development, beliefs, rituals, texts, and major figures of Zen in Japan. The text is thoroughly annotated, and accompanied by six appendices and an extensive bibliography. Authoritative. Acidic paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028971094
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Series:
Nanzan Studies in Religion and Culture
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.15(d)

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