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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

Author: 
Jonathan A. Silk
Reviewer: 
Douglas Osto

Osto on Silk, 'Riven by Lust: Incest and Schism in Indian Buddhist Legend and Historiography'


Jonathan A. Silk. Riven by Lust: Incest and Schism in Indian Buddhist Legend and Historiography. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008. Charts. 368 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3090-8.

Reviewed by Douglas Osto (Massey University)
Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2009)
Commissioned by Daniel A. Arnold

A Comparative Look at Buddhist Incest Narratives

Author: 
William Edelglass, Jay L. Garfield
Reviewer: 
Eric S. Nelson

Nelson on Edelglass and Garfield, 'Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings'


William Edelglass, Jay L. Garfield. Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. xix + 457 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-532817-2; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-532816-5.

Reviewed by Eric S. Nelson (University of Massachusetts Lowell)
Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2009)
Commissioned by A. Charles Muller

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