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The Communist Dismantling of Temple and Monastic Buddhism in Suzhou

Jan Kiely

in Recovering Buddhism in Modern China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172769
eISBN:
9780231541107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172769.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Jan Kiely’s chapter on early 1950s Suzhou is the first archivally-based study to illustrate how the dismantling of institutional Buddhism in the early PRC was actually carried out and also considers ... More


The Gift of Light: Buddhist Circuit Riders and New Religious Developments in Richmond, Virginia

Jeff Wilson

in Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835456
eISBN:
9781469601816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869970_wilson.6
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the history of Ekoji—how it was founded and when different groups joined and occupied the temple. It describes the temple's layout and the ways in which the former house was ... More


Asukadera

Donald F. McCallum

in The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Art, Archaeology, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831141
eISBN:
9780824869922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831141.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses the history, construction, utilization, and excavation of the temple Asukadera. Asukadera is not only the first full-scale temple built in Japan, it is really the first proper ... More


Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South

Jeff Wilson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835456
eISBN:
9781469601816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869970_wilson
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Buddhism in the United States is often viewed in connection with practitioners in the Northeast and on the West Coast, but in fact, it has been spreading and evolving throughout the United States ... More


The Flexibility of Religion: Buddhist Temples as Multiaspirational Sites in Contemporary Beijing

Gareth Fisher

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the flexible nature of religion by focusing on Buddhist temples as multiaspirational sites in contemporary Beijing. More specifically, it considers the role of public Buddhist ... More


Chinese and Japanese Studies

Anne Birrell

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines British work on Chinese and Japanese studies. It explains that for a significant part of the twentieth century British sinologists have been trendsetters worldwide in the field ... More


Conclusion

Donald F. McCallum

in The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Art, Archaeology, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831141
eISBN:
9780824869922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831141.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that the conceptualization of the Four Great Temples group was intimately related to many of the most ... More


Kudara Ōdera

Donald F. McCallum

in The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Art, Archaeology, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831141
eISBN:
9780824869922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831141.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses the history, construction, utilization, and excavation of the temple Kudara Ōdera. In contrast to the Soga patronage of Asukadera, a crucial significance of Kudara Ōdera is its ... More


Introduction

Donald F. McCallum

in The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Art, Archaeology, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831141
eISBN:
9780824869922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831141.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introduction provides an overview of the four Buddhist temples discussed in this volume—Asukadera, Kudara Ōdera, Kawaradera, and Yakushiji—by far the most important architectural projects of the ... More


Yakushiji

Donald F. McCallum

in The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Art, Archaeology, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831141
eISBN:
9780824869922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831141.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses the history, construction, utilization, and excavation of the temple Yakushiji, the most well-known member of the Four Great Temples group. Three of the four temples were ... More


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