101 Questions and Answers on Buddhism
This informative book is the perfect introduction to one of the world's major religions--Buddhism--in an easy-to-read, question and answer format. Includes black and white photographs of Buddhist temples from around the world, a glossary of Buddhist vocabulary, a timeline of Buddhist history, and charts of major Buddhist sects and their differences.
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I have been an inquisitor of religions for a long time, and I love to learn about various theologies and practices of the world's religions. Buddhism is one religion that I had always wondered about ... Read full review
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