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Author: 
Jeffrey L. Broughton
Reviewer: 
Alan Fox

Fox on Broughton, 'Zongmi on Chan'


Jeffrey L. Broughton. Zongmi on Chan. Translations from the Asian Classics Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. xv + 348 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-14392-9.

Reviewed by Alan Fox (University of Delaware)
Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Dan Lusthaus

Zongmi's Chan Preface

Author: 
Sung Bae Park
Reviewer: 
Richard McBride

McBride on Park, 'One Korean's Approach to Buddhism: The Mom/Momjit Paradigm'


Sung Bae Park. One Korean's Approach to Buddhism: The Mom/Momjit Paradigm. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009. vii + 152 pp. $59.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-7697-0; $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-7698-7.

Reviewed by Richard McBride (BYU-Hawaii)
Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Jin Y. Park

Author: 
James A. Benn
Reviewer: 
Ryan Overbey

Overbey on Benn, 'Burning for the Buddha: Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhism'


James A. Benn. Burning for the Buddha: Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhism. Studies in East Asian Buddhism. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2007. 376 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2992-6.

Reviewed by Ryan Overbey (Harvard University)
Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Dan Lusthaus

Buddhism and Self-Immolation

Author: 
Morten Schlütter
Reviewer: 
Jinhua Jia

Jia on Schlütter, 'How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China'


Morten Schlütter. How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China. Kuroda Institute Studies in East Asian Buddhism. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008. x + 289 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3255-1.

Reviewed by Jinhua Jia (University of Macao)
Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2009)
Commissioned by Dan Lusthaus

Author: 
Donald F. McCallum
Reviewer: 
J. Edward Kidder

Kidder on McCallum, 'The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Archaeology, Architecture, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan'


Donald F. McCallum. The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Archaeology, Architecture, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2009. Illustrations. xvii + 328 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3114-1.

Reviewed by J. Edward Kidder
Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2009)
Commissioned by A. Charles Muller

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