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Canberra, 21 January 2011.

10 May 2006

Buddhism - The eBook


09 May 2006

The Journal of Buddhist Ethics Online Books, JBE, The Pennsylvania State University, US & Goldsmiths University, UK.

"Buddhism - The eBook Second Edition [2006] The First Comprehensive E-Text Introduction, By Charles Prebish and Damien Keown. Extensively revised and updated, Buddhism - The eBook, Second Edition is a self contained textbook [ISBN: 0-9747055-3-5, in PDF format - ed.] for an introductory course on Buddhism. Designed for undergraduate level study, it provides everything students and teachers could expect from a printed text and more. There are two main components: 1. Buddhism - The eBook, Second Edition. A text book with extensive links to the Internet 2. Buddhism Online. A website dovetailing with the ebook and providing a range of additional resources for students and teachers.

Summary of Contents: Acknowledgements ; Pronunciation Guide; The Background to Buddhism; Part One: Foundations; 1. Karma and Cosmology; 2. The Buddha; 3. The Dharma; 4. The Buddhist Sangha; Part Two: Development; 1. Buddhism in India; 2. Mahayana; 3. Meditation; Part Three: Buddhism Beyond India; 1. Buddhism in Southeast Asia; 2. Buddhism in East Asia; 3. Buddhism in Tibet; Part Four: Modernity; 1. Buddhism in the Western World; 2. Engaged Buddhism; 3. Buddhist Ethics; 4. Reflections on the Nature and Study of Buddhism; Appendix: Chronology of Buddhist History; The Buddhist Scriptures."


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