[PDF] ↠ Free Download ✓ Buddhism in Chinese History : by Arthur F. Wright ✓

By Arthur F. Wright | Comments: ( 249 ) | Date: ( Sep 22, 2019 )

One of the great themes in the history of Eastern Asia is the transformation of Chinese culture by Buddhism This process can be traced across nearly two millennia and can be seen at work in almost every aspect of Chinese life and thought This study was undertaken with the object of showing how Buddhism has influenced Chinese culture, and in the hope that it may provide sOne of the great themes in the history of Eastern Asia is the transformation of Chinese culture by Buddhism This process can be traced across nearly two millennia and can be seen at work in almost every aspect of Chinese life and thought This study was undertaken with the object of showing how Buddhism has influenced Chinese culture, and in the hope that it may provide some insight into the role of the religion as a carrier of elements from one great civilization into another It also deals with the interesting question of the nature of Buddhism as a world religion, and of the ways in which it resembles or differs from the other great faiths.


  • Title: Buddhism in Chinese History
  • Author: Arthur F. Wright
  • ISBN: 9780804705486
  • Page: 122
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments Buddhism in Chinese History

  • Matthew Alan

    A great history of Buddhism in China for scholars and history buffs alike. An easy and informative read.


  • Mel Foster

    Three transcendent ideas are developed through the example of Chinese Buddhism in Arthur Wright's book. First, that the state tends to mold religion to its own purposes, which has both positive and negative effects on that religion's popularity and truth claims. Under some dynasties, state sponsorship meant tax-exempt status and state funding of temple structures,and Buddhism flourished. Conversely, Japanese Pan-Buddhism was a serious blow to Buddhism in China. Second, that people as individuals [...]


  • Greg

    A very good little book about, well, Buddhism in Chinese history. Every scholarly journal review that I read about it before reading it had uncommonly high praise for the book as an overview piece. A very quick and pleasant read.


  • Jamey

    Brief and lovely.


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