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Mapping Religious Difference: Lay Buddhist Textual Communities in the Post-Mao Period

Gareth Fisher

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/9780231172769.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Gareth Fisher’s chapter based on ethnographic fieldwork examines the formation of distinctive textual communities among contemporary lay Buddhists; he shows how different communities formulate ... More


Social History of the Buddhist Book Cult

Jinah Kim

in Receptacle of the Sacred: Illustrated Manuscripts and the Buddhist Book Cult in South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273863
eISBN:
9780520954885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273863.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the human agents behind the medieval Buddhist book cult-the donors, makers, and users of the illustrated manuscripts-based on a collective analysis of the colophons of ... More


Buddhist Activism, Urban Space, and Ambivalent Modernity in 1920s Shanghai

J. Brooks Jessup

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/9780231172769.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

J. Brooks Jessup’s chapter explores how Chinese Buddhist identity acquired new meaning in the modern urban context of early twentieth-century Shanghai. Focusing on the construction of religious space ... More


Sāsana Decline and Traditions of Reform

Alicia Turner

in Saving Buddhism: The Impermanence of Religion in Colonial Burma

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839376
eISBN:
9780824869571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839376.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores the discourse of the decline of sāsana and the longer history of sāsana reform in Burma. It begins with a discussion of Burmese and Pali textual sources on the decline of the ... More


Introduction: Walking the Zen-Scape

Gregory P. A. Levine

in Long Strange Journey: On Modern Zen, Zen Art, and Other Predicaments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824858056
eISBN:
9780824876906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858056.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The Introduction points to the term Zen’s remarkable lexical adaptability and the striking, and sometimes unruly, social, political, and even etheogenic dimensions of Zen’s spread in the ... More


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