The White Buddhist Paperback

The Asian Odyssey of Henry Steel Olcott

by Stephen R. Prothero;

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The White Buddhist

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Denounced by the New York Times as an "unmitigated rascal" while simultaneously being lauded as a reincarnation of Gautama Buddha himself, Henry Steel Olcott (1832-1907) was friend to Madame Blavatsky, co-founder of the Theosophical Society, and an indefatigable reformer and culture broker between East and West. Olcott helped bring about a new spiritual creation, Protestant Buddhism, a creative creolization of American Protestantism, traditional Theravada Buddhism, and other influences. Stephen Prothero's portrait of Olcott is an engaging study of spiritual quest and cross-cultural encounters.

The White Buddhist by Stephen R. Prothero was published by Indiana University Press in November 2010. The ISBN for The White Buddhist is 9780253222763.

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Details for The White Buddhist

Page last updated 14th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherIndiana University Press (November 2010)
Number of Pages256
Thickness20 mm
Height234 mm
Width158 mm
Product Code3496600
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