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Author: 
Sem Vermeersch
Reviewer: 
John Jorgensen

Jorgensen on Vermeersch, 'The Power of the Buddhas: The Politics of Buddhism during the Koryŏ Dynasty'

Sem Vermeersch. The Power of the Buddhas: The Politics of Buddhism during the Koryŏ Dynasty. Harvard East Asian Monographs Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center, 2008. 485 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-03188-3.

Reviewed by John Jorgensen (Griffith University) Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2009) Commissioned by Jin Y. Park

Author: 
Malcolm David Eckel
Reviewer: 
William Ames

Ames on Eckel, 'Bhāviveka and His Buddhist Opponents: Chapters 4 and 5 of the Verses on the Heart of the Middle Way (Madhyamakahrdayakarikah) with the Commentary Entitled the Flame of Reason (Tarkajvala)'

Malcolm David Eckel. Bhāviveka and His Buddhist Opponents: Chapters 4 and 5 of the Verses on the Heart of the Middle Way (Madhyamakahrdayakarikah) with the Commentary Entitled the Flame of Reason (Tarkajvala). Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009. xv + 496 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-03274-3.

Reviewed by William Ames (Robert M. Fisher Library, John F. Kennedy University) Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2009) Commissioned by Daniel A. Arnold

Author: 
Douglas Osto
Reviewer: 
David V. Fiordalis

Fiordalis on Osto, 'Power, Wealth and Women in Indian Mahayana Buddhism: The Gandavyuha-sutra'

Douglas Osto. Power, Wealth and Women in Indian Mahayana Buddhism: The Gandavyuha-sutra. London: Routledge, 2008. 200 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-48073-4.

Reviewed by David V. Fiordalis Published on H-Buddhism (August, 2009) Commissioned by Daniel A. Arnold

A “Systems Approach” to the Gaṇḍavyūha

Author: 
Barbara Ruch, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michiko Yusa

Yusa on Ruch, 'Engendering Faith: Women and Buddhism in Premodern Japan'

Barbara Ruch, ed. Engendering Faith: Women and Buddhism in Premodern Japan. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002. Illustrations, charts, maps. lxxviii + 706 pp. $69.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-929280-15-5.

Reviewed by Michiko Yusa (University of Western Washington) Published on H-Buddhism (August, 2009) Commissioned by A. Charles Muller

Women and Japanese Buddhism

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