Buddhism: Theravāda

References and Further Readings

Primary Author
Chara Scroope,

The primary author of this profile was Chara Scroope (2022).


  • Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. (n.d.) Access to Insight. Retrieved from https://www.accesstoinsight.org/
  • Buswell, R. E., & Lopez, D. S. (eds.) (2013). The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
  • Cantwell, C., & Kawanami, H. (2016). Buddhism. In H. Kawanami, C. Partridge, & L. Woodhead (eds). Religions in the Modern World (3rd ed.). New York: Routledge.
  • Crosby, K. (2014). Theravada Buddhism: Continuity, Diversity, and Identity. Oxford: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Gethin, R. (1998). The Foundations of Buddhism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Harvard University. (2015). Buddhism. Harvard: Harvard University. Retrieved from http://rlp.hds.harvard.edu/files/hds-rlp/files/buddhism.pdf
  • Harvey, P. (2013). An Introduction to Buddhism: Teachings, History and Practices. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Jerryson, M. (ed.) (2017). The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Buddhism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Juergensmeyer, M. (ed.) (2006). The Oxford Handbook of Global Religions. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Keown, D. (1996). Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Keown, D. (ed.). (2004). A Dictionary of Buddhism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Kitagawa, J. M., Snellgrove, D. L., Tucci, G., Reynolds, F. E., Nakamura, H., & Lopez, D. S. (2018). Buddhism. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/topic/Buddhism
  • Pew Forum. (2016). Global Religious Futures Project: Buddhists. Retrieved from http://www.globalreligiousfutures.org/religions/buddhists
  • Schweiker, W. (ed.) (2005). The Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Smart, N. (1996). Dimensions of the Sacred: An Anatomy of the World’s Beliefs. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Sucharitkul, S. (1998). Thai Law and Buddhist Law. San Francisco: Golden Gate University School of Law. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.law.ggu.edu/pubs/667/
  • Williams, P., Tribe, A., & Wynne, A. (2011). Buddhist Thought: A Complete Introduction to the Indian Tradition (2nd ed.). London: Routledge.
  • Williams, S. (2006). Buddhism and Music. In G. L. Beck (ed.) Sacred Sound: Experiencing Music in World Religions. Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.


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