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From stone to flesh

Lopez, Donald S. Jr

From stone to flesh

a short history of the Buddha

by Lopez, Donald S. Jr

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cult,
  • Christian interpretations,
  • Buddhism,
  • Study and teaching,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    We have come to admire Buddhism for being profound but accessible, as much a lifestyle as a religion. The credit for creating Buddhism goes to the Buddha, a figure widely respected across the Western world for his philosophical insight, his teachings of nonviolence, and his practice of meditation. But who was this Buddha, and how did he become the Buddha we know and love today?

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDonald S. Lopez Jr
    SeriesBuddhism and modernity, Buddhism and modernity
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ894 .L67 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination289 pages
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27145104M
    ISBN 100226493202
    ISBN 109780226493206
    LC Control Number2012030881
    OCLC/WorldCa805701766

    Those encountering Buddhism were also unclear about whether the Buddha was a god, a mythological creation, or perhaps even a planet. Lopez and another scholar, Katia Buffetrille, published in a translation of Burnouf's massive Introduction to the History of Indian Buddhism. Add to basket Add to wishlist Description We have come to admire Buddhism for being profound but accessible, as much a lifestyle as a religion. He was not, but only the ancient texts could reveal this, and no European knew how to read the languages they were written in. Can the spell give animation to a huge statue and possibly answer questions from the party? Highly recommended.

    He addresses his apologetic to modern pagans, sophisticated skeptics, comfortable members of the new secular intelligentsia. He is the first to realize the new dechristianized, desacramentalized world and to address it. InEugene Burnouf, a French scholar adept in many Eastern languages, including Sanskrit, began translating many key Buddhist sutras and published a long Introduction to the History of Indian Buddhism -- the first of what Burnouf planned as a multi-volume project. In his new book, "From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha"Donald Lopez presents a short history of the different ways Buddhism has been perceived in the West for the past two millenia. Stone to flesh can save you from petrification, at the risk of affecting your open inventory - while generally undesirable, this is preferable to becoming a statue. The third step in the progress of sanctifying Jehovah's Name comp.

    Lopez and another scholar, Katia Buffetrille, published in a translation of Burnouf's massive Introduction to the History of Indian Buddhism. Lopez Jr. More important was the views of early travellers on the nature of Buddha. He praised the forest scenes, saying they were "easily the highlight of the episode, taking in a whole range of emotions as the nature and scale of the threat facing the Doctor, Amy, River and the clerics shifted as the episode progressed. They receive the treatment totally free, and after the treatment they are accompanied and aided, so that they have a new life free of the vice. Lopez offers a challenging, informative history of Buddhism as it has come to the West.


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From stone to flesh book

Leading historian of Buddhism Donald S. Lopez provides an engaging history of depictions of the Buddha from classical accounts and medieval stories to the testimonies of European travelers, diplomats, soldiers, and missionaries.

At one time, information about Buddhism may have been difficult to find, but those now interested have the opportunity to learn to virtually any degree of depth they wish to pursue. Burnouf is little read today because his ideas on Buddhism have become almost commonplace.

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Inhe wrote a work in Tibetan verse in which he examined and criticized the Buddhist teaching of emptiness. Daniel Martin gave the episode a positive review on The Guardian 's guardian.

Ezekielwhere a similar promise is made, and Ezekielwhere the new heart is represented as a thing Israel must make for herself. For centuries, the Buddha was condemned by Western writers as the most dangerous idol of the Orient. Starting with her testimony Cathy will encourage us to cross the threshold of fear and embrace everyday evangelization.

Clooney, SJ, Harvard University "Thoroughly researched and highly readable, From Stone to Flesh tells of a Buddha born of the Western mind--a Buddha created in our own image and trapped in our own preconceptions.

On the expression "heart of flesh," see Note there on Ezekiel Amy starts becoming more afflicted by the image of the Weeping Angel in her eye, and the Doctor instructs her to keep her eyes closed, preventing her from seeing it.

From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha

The situation began to change almost by chance, through the work of employees of the British East India Company who had the leisure and the curiosity to learn about India. Preposition-m Noun - masculine singular construct second person masculine plural Strong's Hebrew Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers 26 A new heart.

From Stone to Flesh follows the twists and turns of these Eastern and Western notions of the Buddha, leading finally to his triumph as the founder of a world religion. He also thought that it did not live up the "brilliant first part", feeling "a bit one-note" and lacking "a really good jawdropping revelation".

Leading historian of Buddhism Donald S. The account here furnished of the moral and spiritual change proposed to be inwrought on Israel cot-responds exactly with that given in the New Testament of the regeneration of the individual soul John ; Romans5, 9 ; Galatians ; Titus6 ; 1 Peter Lopez shows that centuries of hostility toward the Buddha changed dramatically in the nineteenth century, when the teachings of the Buddha, having disappeared from India by the fourteenth century, were read by European scholars newly proficient in Asian languages.

More important was the views of early travellers on the nature of Buddha.Stone to Flesh. 47 likes. Dedicated to proclaiming the name of Jesus, Canberra based 'Stone to Flesh' released 3 albums during the 'atlasbowling.comers: Ezekiel SUM PIC XRF “Moreover, I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; and I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

King James Bible A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I. Feb 15,  · Join photographer Mario Popham and artist Tom Baskeyfield as they launch their publication, Of Flesh and Stone.

The collaborative project, which examines the legacy of slate extraction in North Wales and its connection to England’s first industrial city, was first exhibited in the Granada Foundation Galleries at HOME in I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.

I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. Home. Bible. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus.

Flesh and Stone is a new history of the city in Western civilization, one that tells the story of urban life through bodily experience.

It is a story of the deepest parts of life - how women and men moved in public and private spaces, what they saw and heard, the smells that assailed their noses, where they are, how they dressed, the mores of bathing and of making love - all in the spaces of /5(4).

Oct 05,  · Buy From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha at atlasbowling.com My favourite book so far of ; a remarkable piece of engaged and engaging scholarship. Lopez is perhaps previously best known for his excellent Prisoners of Shangri-La-a fascinating deconstruction of the Western romance with Tibetan Buddhism-but here he goes an 5/5(1).

From Stone to Flesh : A Short History of the Buddha