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ANNOUNCEMENT> "Primer in Chinese Buddhist Writings"

Dear Colleagues,

The recent announcement of an introductory reader for Buddhist Chinese reminds me that John Kieschnick's (free) "Primer in Chinese Buddhist Writings" seems not as widely known as it deserves to be. The volumes (currently six) can be downloaded here:
https://religiousstudies.stanford.edu/people/john-kieschnick/primer-chinese-buddhist-writings

I have used the Primer several times in introductory reading classes and found it very helpful.

JOB GUIDE> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 11 June - 18 June

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 11 June 2018 to 18 June 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Buddhism. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

ASIAN HISTORY / STUDIES

JOURNAL> Japanese Journal of Religious Studies volume 45/1 (Spring 2018)

Dear H-Buddhism Members,

I am excited to announce the publication of the Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 45/1. The JJRS is an open access journal, and PDFs for the current and past issues are available for free download on our website. I have included the table of contents below.

Sincerely,

NEW BOOK> Chinese Buddhist Texts: An Introductory Reader; by Graham Lock and Gary S. Linebarger

Chinese Buddhist Texts: An Introductory Reader; by Graham Lock and Gary S. Linebarger

Routledge 2018

176 pages

Publisher's web site: https://www.routledge.com/Chinese-Buddhist-Texts-An-Introductory-Reader/Lock-Linebarger/p/...

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JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 4 June - 11 June

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 4 June 2018 to 11 June 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Buddhism. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

ANTHROPOLOGY

NEW BOOK> The Oxford Handbook of Buddhist Ethics

Dear Colleagues, James Mark Shields and I would like to announce the publication of our edited volume, the Oxford Handbook of Buddhist Ethics. These thirty-one essays by twenty-nine of the finest scholars in our field look at Buddhist ethics from multiple points of view--descriptive, normative, applied, etc.--and cover ethics in the various Buddhist traditions and geographical areas in which Buddhism has spread.

NEW BOOK> The Foresight of Dark Knowing: Chŏng Kam nok and Insurrectionary Prognostication in Pre-Modern Korea, Translated by John Jorgensen

The Foresight of Dark Knowing: Chŏng Kam nok and Insurrectionary Prognostication in Pre-Modern Korea, Translated by John Jorgensen

University of Hawai'i Press
520pp. June 2018
ISBN: 9780824875381

Detailed book information: http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9961-9780824875381.aspx

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