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The History of Buddhism: Facts and Fictions

By Geoffrey C. Goble
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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Isbn : 1440864055
  • Pages : 156
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 218
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One of the world's most popular religions, Buddhism is also one of the most misunderstood. This reference overviews misconceptions related to Buddhism and reveals the truths behind the myths. An introduction places Buddhism in its historical and cultural contexts. Chapters discuss both misconceptions related to Buddhism and historical truths behind the mistaken beliefs. Excerpts from primary source documents provide evidence for what scholars now believe to be the historical facts. A selected, general bibliography directs users to additional sources of information.

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