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JOURNAL> DISKUS (British Association for the Study of Religion), 16/3

Dear colleagues,

The latest issue of the British Association for the Study of Religion's open-access journal DISKUS (vol. 16 no. 3) has just been published, with papers arising out of the annual conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions.

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The First Buddhist Mission to the West: Charles Pfoundes and the London Buddhist mission of 1889 – 1892
Brian Bocking, Laurence Cox, Shin’ichi Yoshinaga

PUBLIC LECTURE> Kyoto Asian Studies Group meeting Dec. 8th

Dear colleagues,

The speaker for the December meeting of the Kyoto Asian Studies Group is Aaron Profitt, who will present “Mysteries of Speech and Breath: Dohan’s (1179-1252) ‘Secret Nenbutsu’” (see abstract below).
 
The lecture will be held on Monday, December 8th from 6:00-8:00 in Room 212 of the Fusokan on the Doshisha University Campus (see lin

JOURNAL> Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, 41/2 (Fall 2014) (Paul Swanson)

Dear Colleagues,

We are happy to announce the publication of volume 41/2 (Fall 2014) of the Japanese Journal of Religious Studies. Here is the table of contents, with hyperlinks to PDFs.

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Contingent and Contested: Preliminary Remarks on Buddhist Catalogs and Canons in Early Japan”, by Bryan D. Lowe

NEW BOOK> Leaving For the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis In Early Modern East Asia, by Jiang Wu

Leaving For the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis In Early Modern East Asia

By Jiang Wu

Paperback 384 Pages | Oxford University Press | ISBN-10: 0199393133 | ISBN-13: 978-0199393138

From the back cover:

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