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Confession of a Buddhist athiest, Stephen Batchelor

Label
Confession of a Buddhist athiest
Title
Confession of a Buddhist athiest
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Batchelor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A groundbreaking portrait of the historical Buddha - told from the author's unique perspective as a former Buddhist monk and modern seeker. Drawing from the original Pali Canon, the seminal collection fo Buddhist discourses compiled after the Buddha's death by his followers."-- Back cover
Summary
A revisionist assessment of the life of the historical Buddha argues for a restoration of original Buddhist practices, drawing on the ancient text of the Pali Canon while tracing the author's personal spiritual journey
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
353020
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Batchelor, Stephen
Dewey number
294.3923092
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batchelor, Stephen
  • Buddhists
  • Spiritual biography
Target audience
adult
Label
Confession of a Buddhist athiest, Stephen Batchelor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 281-285 & index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
pt. One Monk -- 1.A Buddhist Failure (I) -- 2.On the Road -- 3.The Seminarian -- 4.Eel Wriggling -- 5.Being-in-the-World -- 6.Great Doubt -- pt. Two Layman -- 7.A Buddhist Failure (II) -- 8.Siddhattha Gotama -- 9.The North Road -- 10.Against the Stream -- 11.Clearing the Path -- 12.Embrace Suffering -- 13.In Jeta's Grove -- 14.An Ironic Atheist -- 15.Vidudabha's Revenge -- 16.Gods and Demons -- 17.Tread the Path with Care -- 18.A Secular Buddhist -- Appendixes -- I.The Pali Canon -- II.Was Siddhattha Gotama at Taxila? -- III.Turning the Wheel of Dhamma -- IV.Map: The Buddha's India
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 302 pages
Isbn
9780385527071
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Confession of a Buddhist athiest, Stephen Batchelor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 281-285 & index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
pt. One Monk -- 1.A Buddhist Failure (I) -- 2.On the Road -- 3.The Seminarian -- 4.Eel Wriggling -- 5.Being-in-the-World -- 6.Great Doubt -- pt. Two Layman -- 7.A Buddhist Failure (II) -- 8.Siddhattha Gotama -- 9.The North Road -- 10.Against the Stream -- 11.Clearing the Path -- 12.Embrace Suffering -- 13.In Jeta's Grove -- 14.An Ironic Atheist -- 15.Vidudabha's Revenge -- 16.Gods and Demons -- 17.Tread the Path with Care -- 18.A Secular Buddhist -- Appendixes -- I.The Pali Canon -- II.Was Siddhattha Gotama at Taxila? -- III.Turning the Wheel of Dhamma -- IV.Map: The Buddha's India
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 302 pages
Isbn
9780385527071
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print

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