What Buddhists Believe

Pages: 224
Subject: Religion: Buddhism
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: glossary, further reading, index

What Buddhists Believe

Elizabeth Harris

Based on interviews with Buddhists living in both the West and the East, this is an innovative introduction to an ancient but continually expanding religion.
Paperback
9781851681686 (29 Oct 1998)
RRP £19.99 / US$15.95

The Book

Based on interviews with Buddhists living in both the West and the East, this is an accessible overview of the Buddhist tradition, which draws on personal insights, scholarly and non-scholarly, to cover both the doctrines and practices of the faith.

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Buddhism
Pages 224
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations glossary, further reading, index

About the Author

Elizabeth J. Harris holds a Doctorate in Buddhist studies and has spent over seven years carrying out research in Sri Lanka. Currently Secretary for Inter-Faith Relations in the Methodist Church, her specialist areas are Theravada Buddhism and Buddhism and women.

Reviews

"I warmly recommend this book"

- Foundations

"An accessible introduction to the history, beliefs, practices, and traditional rituals of Buddhism"

- Theological Book Review