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The Spirit of Buddhism

David Burnett

The Spirit of Buddhism

David Burnett

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This lucid introduction to a complex topic will prove essential to all Christians seeking to communicate with Buddhists. The updated edition includes web-based resources for each chapter, along with clear learning objectives and discussion topics. "Only as Christians understand the fascination of this unique religion will they be able to communicate meaningfully with those of the Buddhist tradition."

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About "The Spirit of Buddhism"

This lucid introduction to a complex topic will prove essential to all Christians seeking to communicate with Buddhists. The updated edition includes web-based resources for each chapter, along with clear learning objectives and discussion topics. "Only as Christians understand the fascination of this unique religion will they be able to communicate meaningfully with those of the Buddhist tradition."
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This volume aims to provide a Christian perspective on Buddhist thought. It answers questions such as* what is this religion; where did it come from; and what are its main tenets? David Burnett is the author of Clash of Worlds.
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The Buddha lived about 2500 years ago in India on the borders of what is now Nepal, and achieved a unique experience which he described as enlightenment. Around this experience the Buddha constructed an elegant philosophy that is both simple in its character and logical in its analysis.;The Buddha claimed that human beings are responsible for their own salvation, and put forward a new ideal of the holy life. This religious philosophy has given rise to great civilizations, art has flourished and scholarship has reached new heights of intellectual discussion.;With the increasing popularity of the New Age Movement, Eastern religions - particularly Buddhism - have a growing fascination for the West. What is this religion? Where did it come from? What are its main tenets?;This volume aims to provide a Christian perspective on Buddhist thought. David Burnett is the author of Clash of Worlds.
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Meet the Author

David Burnett

Dr. David Burnett is academic dean at All Nations Christian College, and Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute. He has served as a missionary in India, and is author of a number of distinguished books including World of the Spirits, The Spirit of Hinduism, and The Spirit of Buddhism.

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  • Catalogue Code 196220
  • Product Code 1854246224
  • EAN 9781854246226
  • Pages 352
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Buddhism
  • Publisher Monarch
  • Publication Date May 2003
  • Dimensions 216 x 138 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.367kg

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