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Published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press in Waterloo, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religions.,
  • Asia -- Religion.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Harold Coward, Ronald Neufeldt and Eva K. Neumaier.
ContributionsCoward, Harold G., Neufeldt, Ronald W. 1941-, Neumaier-Dargyay, E. K. 1937-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 397 p.
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22570939M
ISBN 100889204357

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Readings in Eastern religions. Waterloo, Ont., Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harold G Coward; E K Neumaier-Dargyay; Ronald W Neufeldt. This book is part of a series in readings in Eastern Religious Thought. It is volume 2. It is a book of readings on Buddhist religions thought and practice brings together in one volume both interpretative essays on the Buddhist tradition and selections from the sacred literature of cturer: Westminster Press. Originally developed for use in introductory courses on Eastern religious traditions, this popular anthology offers a selection of readings from primary texts of India, China, and Japan. For the second edition, the editors have added excerpts and have written introductions that . Editorial Reviews ''I liked Readings in Eastern Religions and would recommend it for uses in gs in Eastern Religions is largely successful in what it sets out to do. The longer readings give a more vivid sense of the various scriptures. The selections from the Bhagavad Gita and the Laws of Manu, for example, are strikingly elegant.. Similarly, the greater length helps convey Brand: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

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