Buddhism: A Concise Introduction (Paperback)

A Concise Introduction

By Huston Smith, Philip Novak

HarperOne, 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 Concise Introduction

“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