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The Gospel of Buddha: Compiled from Ancient Records

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The Gospel of Buddha, the classic text on Buddhism that first introduced many Westerners to Buddha and his teachings, was first published in 1894 and immediately became a worldwide bestseller. Author Paul Carus (1852-1919) collected many accounts of Buddha's life, teachings, and death, and fashioned a coherent and gripping narrative. It was easily understood and popular with Americans because it resembled a Christian "gospel." Martin Verhoeven's detailed introduction describes the circumstances surrounding Carus's ...

The Gospel of Buddha: Compiled from Ancient Records 2008, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, North Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781438221564

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The Gospel of Buddha: Compiled from Ancient Records 2004, Open Court, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780812695601

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