Teach Yourself Buddhism by Clive Erricker
(Teach Yourself: Philosophy & Religion)

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Synopsis

Discover Buddhism and its role in our world

Covering all aspects of this fascinating religion from the life of the Buddha and his teaching to the different Buddhist schools and the practicalities of pursuing a Buddhist way of life, Teach Yourself Buddhism is a comprehensive and informative guide. It explores the diversity of Buddhism and how it has adapted to its growing global presence and new cultural environments as well as the relevance of Buddhist teachings in our world today. This fully updated new edition also considers what is undoubtedly the greatest challenge facing the faith--how Buddhism is to be transmitted to a new generation.

 

About Clive Erricker

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Clive Erricker is a visiting research fellow at the University of Winchester and the Hampshire County Inspector for Religious Education. A specialist in world religions, especially Buddhism, Clive has been teaching religious studies for more than 30 years.
 
Published July 25, 2008 by Teach Yourself Books. 256 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction