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Author Lopez, Donald S., 1952-

Title From stone to flesh : a short history of the Buddha / Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Imprint Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    294.363 LOP    Available
Description 289 pages ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Buddhism and modernity
Buddhism and modernity.
Note Includes index.
Contents The idol -- The myth -- The man -- The text -- Conclusion: the aftermath.
Summary We have come to admire Buddhism for being profound but accessible, as much a lifestyle as a religion. The credit for creating Buddhism goes to the Buddha, a figure widely respected across the Western world for his philosophical insight, his teachings of nonviolence, and his practice of meditation. But who was this Buddha, and how did he become the Buddha we know and love today?
Subject Gautama Buddha.
Gautama Buddha -- Christian interpretations.
Gautama Buddha -- Cult -- Europe -- History.
Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- Europe -- History.
ISBN 9780226493206 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
0226493202 (hardcover : alkaline paper)

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