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Early Buddhism and Christianity A Comparative Study of the Founders" Authority, the Community and the Discipline by Yu, Chai-Shin

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass Pub .
Written in English


  • Buddhism,
  • Comparative religion,
  • Early Church,
  • Early Church (To 476)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9069907M
ISBN 108120800508
ISBN 109788120800502

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Mahayana Buddhism and Theravada Buddhism. Preface. Buddha’s Life and early teaching gives the background to the development of Buddhism. As we cover the first few centuries after the death of the Buddha, we will encounter lot of words ending in "a". Don’t . Early Buddhism was for monks only: That’s what most of the participants decided at the First Buddhist Council, held perhaps in B.C. (datings vary), soon after the death of the Buddha. Early Buddhists were to detach themselves from sensual and impure desires and thoughts, and replace those with a meditative state of concentration and joy Author: Marvin Olasky. The Diversity of Early Christianity From the beginning, early Christians struggled to define for themselves the identity of Jesus and the meaning of his message. The Book of Acts records or. Get this from a library! Early Buddhism and Christianity: a comparative study of the founders' authority, the community, and the discipline. [Chai-Shin Yu].