On the page below you will see some of our best publishing on the subject of Buddhism. We’ve included some of our latest research monographs along with our key textbooks, highlighted by the new Studying Buddhism in Practice by John S. Harding, the second edition of Buddhist Thought by Paul Williams, and Introducing Tibetan Buddhism by Geoffrey Samuel, which has published in our World Religions Series.
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Series: Studying Religions in Practice
This book introduces the rich realities of the Buddhist tradition and the academic approaches through which they are studied. Based on personal experiences of Buddhism on the ground, it provides a reflective context within which religious practices can be understood and appreciated. The engaging...
Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge
Series: World Religions
This lively introduction is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of Tibetan religion. It covers the development and influence of Tibetan Buddhism and the key schools and traditions, including Bon. Geoffrey Samuel helps students get to grips with a complex...
Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge
A Complete Introduction to the Indian Tradition, 2nd Edition
This book serves as an accessible and reliable survey for students wishing to gain familiarity with the basic ideas of Buddhist philosophical and religious thought, and with some of the recent research in the field. It guides readers towards a richer understanding of the central concepts of...
Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge
Series: Religions in the Modern World
Buddhism in the Modern World explores the challenges faced by Buddhism today, the distinctive forms that it has taken and the individuals and movements that have shaped it. Part One discusses the modern history of Buddhism in different geographical regions, from Southeast Asia to North America....
Published December 6th 2011 by Routledge
Series: World Religions
Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition. It explains the religion’s key teachings and traces its historical development and geographical spread of from its foundations up to present day. Charles S. Prebish and Damien...
Published December 1st 2009 by Routledge
Series: The Basics
Buddhism: The Basics provides a thorough and accessible introduction to a fascinating religion. Examining the historical development of Buddhism and its presence today, this guide covers: principal traditions practices and beliefs ethical guidelines and philosophy religious texts...
Published August 26th 2009 by Routledge