Reviews

Author: 
D. Christian Lammerts, ed.
Reviewer: 
Justin T. McDaniel

McDaniel on Lammerts and ed., 'Buddhist Dynamics in Premodern and Early Modern Southeast Asia'


D. Christian Lammerts, ed. Buddhist Dynamics in Premodern and Early Modern Southeast Asia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2015. 452 pp. $59.85 (paper), ISBN 978-981-4519-06-9.

Reviewed by Justin T. McDaniel (University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Thomas Borchert

Author: 
Benjamin Brose
Reviewer: 
Alan Cole

Cole on Brose, 'Patrons and Patriarchs: Regional Rulers and Chan Monks During the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms'


Benjamin Brose. Patrons and Patriarchs: Regional Rulers and Chan Monks During the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2015. 264 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5381-5.

Reviewed by Alan Cole (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Author: 
Stuart H. Young
Reviewer: 
Christoph Anderl

Anderl and Van Cutsem on Young, 'Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China'


Stuart H. Young. Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2015. 352 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-4120-1.

Reviewed by Christoph Anderl (Ghent University) and Laurent Van Cutsem (Ghent University)
Published on H-Buddhism (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Author: 
Erik J. Hammerstrom
Reviewer: 
Hung-yok Ip

Ip on Hammerstrom, 'The Science of Chinese Buddhism: Early Twentieth-Century Engagements'


Erik J. Hammerstrom. The Science of Chinese Buddhism: Early Twentieth-Century Engagements. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 264 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17034-5.

Reviewed by Hung-yok Ip (Oregon State University)
Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Author: 
Alicia Marie Turner
Reviewer: 
Mike Charney

Charney on Turner, 'Saving Buddhism: The Impermanence of Religion in Colonial Burma'


Alicia Marie Turner. Saving Buddhism: The Impermanence of Religion in Colonial Burma. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2015. xiii + 221 pp. $54.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3937-6.

Reviewed by Mike Charney (School of Oriental and African Studies)
Published on H-Buddhism (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Thomas Borchert

Author: 
Mikael Adolphson, Anne Commons, eds.
Reviewer: 
Naama Eisenstein

Eisenstein on Adolphson and Commons, 'Lovable Losers: The Heike in Action and Memory'


Mikael Adolphson, Anne Commons, eds. Lovable Losers: The Heike in Action and Memory. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2015. 284 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-4675-6.

Reviewed by Naama Eisenstein (PhD Candidate, Department of History of Art and Archaeology SOAS, University of London)
Published on H-Buddhism (January, 2016)
Commissioned by Erez Joskovich

Heike Legacies

Author: 
Gareth Fisher
Reviewer: 
Chun-fang Yu

Yu on Fisher, 'From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China'


Gareth Fisher. From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China. Topics in Contemporary Buddhism Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2014. x + 263 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3966-6.

Reviewed by Chun-fang Yu (Columbia University, emerita)
Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2015)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Author: 
Barend J. ter Haar
Reviewer: 
Beverley F. McGuire

McGuire on Haar, 'Practicing Scripture: A Lay Buddhist Movement in Late Imperial China'


Barend J. ter Haar. Practicing Scripture: A Lay Buddhist Movement in Late Imperial China. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2014. 312 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3927-7.

Reviewed by Beverley F. McGuire (University of North Carolina Wilmington, Philosophy and Religion Department)
Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2015)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Author: 
John Jorgensen
Reviewer: 
Richard McBride

McBride on Jorgensen, 'A Handbook of Korean Zen Practice: A Mirror on the Sŏn School of Buddhism (Sŏn'ga kwigam)'


John Jorgensen. A Handbook of Korean Zen Practice: A Mirror on the Sŏn School of Buddhism (Sŏn'ga kwigam). Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2015. 328 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-4097-6.

Reviewed by Richard McBride (BYU-Hawaii)
Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2015)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Author: 
Christopher Harding, Iwata Fumiaki, Yoshinaga Shin'ichi, eds.
Reviewer: 
Adam Valerio

Valerio on Harding and Iwata Fumiaki and Shin'ichi, 'Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan'


Christopher Harding, Iwata Fumiaki, Yoshinaga Shin'ichi, eds. Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan. Routledge Contemporary Japan Series. New York: Routledge, 2014. xviii + 300 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-77516-9.

Reviewed by Adam Valerio (Temple University)
Published on H-Buddhism (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Erez Joskovich

Valerio on Harding, Iwata, and Yoshinaga, 'Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan'

Author: 
Erik Braun
Reviewer: 
Brooke Schedneck

Schedneck on Braun, 'The Birth of Insight: Meditation, Modern Buddhism, and the Burmese Monk Ledi Sayadaw'


Erik Braun. The Birth of Insight: Meditation, Modern Buddhism, and the Burmese Monk Ledi Sayadaw. Buddhism and Modernity Series. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2013. xvi + 257 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-00080-0.

Reviewed by Brooke Schedneck (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Chiang Mai University)
Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Thomas Borchert

Author: 
Beverley Foulks McGuire
Reviewer: 
Daniela Campo

Campo on McGuire, 'Living Karma: The Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu'


Beverley Foulks McGuire. Living Karma: The Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. 240 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16802-1.

Reviewed by Daniela Campo (GSRL, Paris)
Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Daniela Campo on Living Karma: the Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu

Author: 
Fabio Rambelli
Reviewer: 
Paulus Kaufmann

Kaufmann on Rambelli, 'Zen Anarchism: The Egalitarian Dharma of Uchiyama Gudō'


Fabio Rambelli. Zen Anarchism: The Egalitarian Dharma of Uchiyama Gudō. Contemporary Issues in Buddhist Studies Series. Berkeley: Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2014. 116 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-886439-51-1.

Reviewed by Paulus Kaufmann (Centre for Japanese Studies Munich University)
Published on H-Buddhism (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Erez Joskovich

Author: 
Todd Lewis, ed.
Reviewer: 
Mavis Fenn

Fenn on Lewis, 'Buddhists: Understanding Buddhism through the Lives of Practitioners'


Todd Lewis, ed. Buddhists: Understanding Buddhism through the Lives of Practitioners. Chichester, West Sussex; Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 2014. 352 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-470-65818-5.

Reviewed by Mavis Fenn (University of Waterloo)
Published on H-Buddhism (June, 2015)
Commissioned by A. Charles Muller

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