MMK23 wrote:Everytime I've read Wikipedia pages on Buddhism I've had to remind myself of this.
seanandrews wrote:I have a couple books on Buddhism, but none that go into much depth into Theravada. I have found a couple on Amazon, but I am not sure which is the best book to start with. Any suggestions?
In my opinion you cannot do better than "In the Buddha's Words", by Bhikkhu Bodhi.
You know, I used to be so skeptical of Wikipedia but then began to trust it fairly well.
I think Wikipedia is fine for non-controversial topics. Unfortunately religion tends to be controversial, even Buddhism.