Reviews

Author: 
Cécile Ducher
Reviewer: 
David Templeman

Templeman on Ducher, 'Building a Tradition: The Lives of Mar-pa the Translator'


Cécile Ducher. Building a Tradition: The Lives of Mar-pa the Translator. Munich: Indus-Verlag, 2017. 326 pp. EUR 59.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-940659-04-0.

Reviewed by David Templeman (Monash University)
Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2018)
Commissioned by John Powers (Deakin University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51280

Author: 
Robert E. Buswell
Reviewer: 
Eamon Adams

Adams on Buswell, 'Numinous Awareness Is Never Dark: The Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice'


Robert E. Buswell. Numinous Awareness Is Never Dark: The Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. xiv + 326 pp. $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-6739-3.

Reviewed by Eamon Adams (Mokpo Catholic University, South Korea)
Published on H-Buddhism (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Hwansoo Kim

Author: 
Richard Bowring
Reviewer: 
Joseph S. O'Leary

O'Leary on Bowring, 'In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860'


Richard Bowring. In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiv + 329 pp. $111.55 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-879523-0.

Reviewed by Joseph S. O'Leary (Professor English Literature, Sophia University, 1988-2015; Roche Chair for Interreligious Research, Nanzan University, 2015-16.)
Published on H-Buddhism (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Erez Joskovich

Author: 
Jacqueline I. Stone
Reviewer: 
Xiaofei Tu

Tu on Stone, 'Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan'


Jacqueline I. Stone. Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan. Kuroda Studies in East Asian Buddhism Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. 624 pp. $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5643-4.

Reviewed by Xiaofei Tu (Lecturer Department of Languages,Literatures, and Cultures Appalachian State University)
Published on H-Buddhism (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Erez Joskovich

Author: 
Sharon A. Suh
Reviewer: 
Hyangsoon Yi

Yi on Suh, 'Silver Screen Buddha: Buddhism in Asian and Western Film'


Sharon A. Suh. Silver Screen Buddha: Buddhism in Asian and Western Film. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015. 232 pp. $122.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4411-0536-3.

Reviewed by Hyangsoon Yi (University of Georgia)
Published on H-Buddhism (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Hwansoo Kim

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=47450

Author: 
Jin Park
Reviewer: 
Sujung Kim

Kim on Park, 'Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp'


Jin Park. Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2017. 280 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5878-0.

Reviewed by Sujung Kim (DePauw University)
Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2017)
Commissioned by Hwansoo Kim

Author: 
John Powers
Reviewer: 
David Templeman

Templeman on Powers, 'The Buddha Party: How the People's Republic of China Works to Define and Control Tibetan Buddhism'


John Powers. The Buddha Party: How the People's Republic of China Works to Define and Control Tibetan Buddhism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 393 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-935815-1.

Reviewed by David Templeman (Monash University)
Published on H-Buddhism (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Author: 
Julia Cassaniti
Reviewer: 
Michael Chladek

Chladek on Cassaniti, 'Living Buddhism: Mind, Self, and Emotion in a Thai Community'


Julia Cassaniti. Living Buddhism: Mind, Self, and Emotion in a Thai Community. IthacA: Cornell University Press, 2015. 232 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-5671-8.

Reviewed by Michael Chladek (University of Chicago)
Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Thomas Borchert

Author: 
Tanya Storch
Reviewer: 
Antonello Palumbo

Palumbo on Storch, 'The History of Chinese Buddhist Bibliography: Censorship and Transformation of the Tripitaka'


Tanya Storch. The History of Chinese Buddhist Bibliography: Censorship and Transformation of the Tripitaka. Amherst: Cambria Press, 2014. 266 pp. $109.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60497-877-3.

Reviewed by Antonello Palumbo (SOAS, University of London)
Published on H-Buddhism (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Author: 
Jacob Paul Dalton
Reviewer: 
David Templeman

Templeman on Dalton, 'The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra'


Jacob Paul Dalton. The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. xxiii + 246 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17600-2.

Reviewed by David Templeman (Monash University)
Published on H-Buddhism (April, 2017)
Commissioned by John Powers

Author: 
Tojŏn Chŏng, Hamhŏ Tŭkt'ong
Reviewer: 
Seong Uk Kim

Kim on Chŏng and Tŭkt'ong, 'Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate: The Treatises of Chŏng Tojŏn (Sambong) and Hamhŏ Tŭkt'ong (Kihwa)'


Tojŏn Chŏng, Hamhŏ Tŭkt'ong. Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate: The Treatises of Chŏng Tojŏn (Sambong) and Hamhŏ Tŭkt'ong (Kihwa). Translated and with an introduction by A. Charles Muller. Korean Classics Library: Philosophy and Religion Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2015. 192 pp. $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5380-8.

Reviewed by Seong Uk Kim (Columbia University)
Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Hwansoo Kim

Author: 
Irving Chan Johnson
Reviewer: 
Erick White

White on Johnson, 'The Buddha on Mecca's Verandah: Encounters, Mobilities, and Histories along the Malaysian-Thai Border'


Irving Chan Johnson. The Buddha on Mecca's Verandah: Encounters, Mobilities, and Histories along the Malaysian-Thai Border. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2012. 240 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99203-7; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99204-4.

Reviewed by Erick White (Cornell University)
Published on H-Buddhism (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Thomas Borchert

Author: 
Paul Brooks Watt
Reviewer: 
Joseph S. O'Leary

O'Leary on Watt, 'Demythologizing Pure Land Buddhism: Yasuda Rijin and the Shin Buddhist Tradition'


Paul Brooks Watt. Demythologizing Pure Land Buddhism: Yasuda Rijin and the Shin Buddhist Tradition. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016. xii + 181 pp. $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5632-8.

Reviewed by Joseph S. O'Leary (Sophia University)
Published on H-Buddhism (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Erez Joskovich

Author: 
Jan Kiely, J. Brooks Jessup
Reviewer: 
Justin R. Ritzinger

Ritzinger on Kiely and Jessup, 'Recovering Buddhism in Modern China'


Jan Kiely, J. Brooks Jessup. Recovering Buddhism in Modern China. The Sheng Yen Series in Chinese Buddhist Studies. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17276-9.

Reviewed by Justin R. Ritzinger (University of Miami)
Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Dan Lusthaus

Author: 
Paul Copp
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Eichman

Eichman on Copp, 'The Body Incantatory: Spells and the Ritual Imagination in Medieval Chinese Buddhism'


Paul Copp. The Body Incantatory: Spells and the Ritual Imagination in Medieval Chinese Buddhism. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. xxix + 363 pp. $64.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16270-8.

Reviewed by Jennifer Eichman (SOAS)
Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Clash of Styles: Balancing the Theoretical with the Historical (Review Article)

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