Buddhism in America

Just to introduce a good article on the subject:

“At the same time, early scholars of world religions such as Paul Carusmade Buddhist teachings readily accessible to Americans. He published The Gospel of Buddha, a best-selling collection of Buddhist parables, a year after attending the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893. This was the first time in modern history that representatives from the world’s major religions came together to learn about one another’s spiritual traditions.”

Please read more accessing the following link:

“Why Americans see Buddhism as a philosophy rather than a religion”

WRITTEN BY Pamela Winfield Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Elon University

Why Americans see Buddhism as a philosophy rather than a religion

Courtesy:

https://flipboard.com/topic/religion

 

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