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A Concise Introduction

By Huston Smith; Philip Novak

HarperOne, Paperback, 9780060730673, 256pp.

Publication Date: December 14, 2004


A concise and up-to-date guide to the history, teachings, and practice of Buddhism by two luminaries in the field of world religions.

Praise For Buddhism

“A valuable primer on Buddhism East and West, old and new.”
-David Loy, author of A Buddhist History of the West

“Stellar...outstanding....Highly recommended.”
-Library Journal

“Those seeking to dip a toe into Buddhism will find this an inviting pond.”
-Dallas Morning News

“A useful primer for those new to the study of Buddhism.”
-Indianapolis Star

“This book is an impressive and accessible overview of the core teachings [of Buddhism].
-Inquiring Mind Magazine