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Dear H-Buddhism Members,

We would like to announce the publication of the latest issue of The Eastern Buddhist, Third Series, volume 2, number 1.


The Eastern Buddhist

Third Series, vol. 2, no. 1, 2022

June 2022

Prince Shōtoku at Age Two frontispiece


Nuns and Convents in the Eison Order and the Provenance of the

Sedgwick Shōtoku Taishi Sculpture at the Harvard Art Museums

Matsuo Kenji・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 1

Reading D. T. Suzuki Anew

Andō Reiji・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・17

On the Absence of Buddhist Ethics: An Examination of Interwar

Shin Writings on the Two Truths

Jeff Schroeder・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 35

Nāgārjuna’s Tetralemma in Yamauchi Tokuryū’s Philosophy

Romaric Jannel・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 55


Chūsei Zenseki Sōkan and Issues in the Study of Medieval Zen

Sueki Fumihiko・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 69


Georgios T. Halkias and Richard K. Payne, editors. Pure Lands in Asian Texts and Contexts: An Anthology (Ryoze Wada)・・・・・・・・・・ 93

Funayama Tōru. Rikuchō, Zui, Tō bukkyō tenkaishi (The Evolution of Chinese Buddhism during the Six Dynasties, Sui, and Tang


(Sangyop Lee)・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・  97

Yamamoto Satomi. Chūsei bukkyō kaiga no zuzōshi: Kyōsetsu emaki, rokudōe, kusōzu (A Genealogy of Imagery in Medieval Buddhist

Paintings: From Six Realms of Rebirth to Nine Stages of Decay)

(Miriam Chusid )・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・100

James C. Dobbins. Behold the Buddha: Religious Meanings of Japanese Buddhist Icons

(Sinéad Vilbar)・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 105

Kusunoki Junshō. Jōkei sen “Yuishikiron jinshishō” no kenkyū: Butsudō

hen (Study of the “YuishikironJinshishō Compiled by Jōkei: Volume on the Buddha Way)

(Robert F. Rhodes)・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・114

Sujung Kim. Shinra Myōjin and Buddhist Networks of the East Asian “Mediterranean”

(Anna Andreeva)・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 119

BOOKS RECEIVED.・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 125


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With our best wishes,

The Editorial Team of The Eastern Buddhist


John LoBreglio


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