Reviews

Author: 
Ludovic Viévard
Reviewer: 
Alan Cole

Cole on Viévard, 'Vacuité (śūnyatā) et compassion (karuṇā) dans le bouddhisme madhyamaka'

Ludovic Viévard. Vacuité (śūnyatā) et compassion (karuṇā) dans le bouddhisme madhyamaka. Paris: Collège de France, 2002. 340 pp. ISBN 978-2-86803-070-2.

Reviewed by Alan Cole (Lewis and Clark College) Published on H-Buddhism (August, 2003)

Author: 
Harold Kasimow, John P. Keenan, Linda Klepinger Keenan, eds.
Reviewer: 
Joseph S. O'Leary

O'Leary on Kasimow and Keenan and Keenan, 'Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians, and the Way of the Buddha'

Harold Kasimow, John P. Keenan, Linda Klepinger Keenan, eds. Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians, and the Way of the Buddha. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2003. 284 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86171-336-3.

Reviewed by Joseph S. O'Leary (Sophia University) Published on H-Buddhism (August, 2003)

The Quiet Growth of an Inter-Religious Culture

Author: 
Dan Lusthaus
Reviewer: 
William S. Waldron

Waldron on Lusthaus, 'Buddhist Phenomenology: A Philosophical Investigation of Yogacara Buddhism and the Ch'eng Wei-shih Lun'

Dan Lusthaus. Buddhist Phenomenology: A Philosophical Investigation of Yogacara Buddhism and the Ch'eng Wei-shih Lun. London: Routledge, 2002. xii + 611 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7007-1186-4.

Reviewed by William S. Waldron (Department of Religion, Middlebury College) Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2003)

Yogaacaara as a Critique of Consciousness

Author: 
Jeffrey Hopkins
Reviewer: 
Shenghai Li

Li on Hopkins, 'Reflections on Reality: The Three Natures and Non-Natures in the Mind-Only School'

Jeffrey Hopkins. Reflections on Reality: The Three Natures and Non-Natures in the Mind-Only School. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. x + 598 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-21120-9.

Reviewed by Shenghai Li (Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia, University of Wisconsin at Madison) Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2003)

Author: 
John Powers
Reviewer: 
A. Charles Muller

Muller on Committee, 'The Soka Gakkai Dictionary of Buddhism' and Keown, 'A Dictionary of Buddhism' and Powers, 'A Concise Encyclopedia of Buddhism'

Soka Gakkai English Buddhist Dictionary Committee. The Soka Gakkai Dictionary of Buddhism. Tokyo: Soka Gakkai, 2002. xix + 979 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-4-412-01205-9.Damien Keown. A Dictionary of Buddhism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. ix + 357 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-860560-7.John Powers. A Concise Encyclopedia of Buddhism.

Author: 
Jae Woong Kim
Reviewer: 
A. Charles Muller

Muller on Kim, 'Polishing the Diamond, Enlightening the Mind: Reflections of a Korean Buddhist Master'

Jae Woong Kim. Polishing the Diamond, Enlightening the Mind: Reflections of a Korean Buddhist Master. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1999. 245 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86171-145-1.

Reviewed by A. Charles Muller (Faculty of Humanities, Toyo Gakuen University) Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2003)

Author: 
Marsha Weidner, ed.
Reviewer: 
John R. McRae

McRae on Weidner, 'Cultural Intersections in Later Chinese Buddhism'

Marsha Weidner, ed. Cultural Intersections in Later Chinese Buddhism. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2001. ix + 234 pp. $47.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2308-5.

Reviewed by John R. McRae (Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University) Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2003)

Changing the Paradigm

Changing the Paradigm

Author: 
Marc L. Moskowitz
Reviewer: 
Charles B. Jones

Jones on Moskowitz, 'The Haunting Fetus: Abortion, Sexuality, and the Spirit World in Taiwan'

Marc L. Moskowitz. The Haunting Fetus: Abortion, Sexuality, and the Spirit World in Taiwan. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2001. viii + 206 pp. $49.00 (cloth) ISBN 0-8248-2354-0; $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2428-0.

Reviewed by Charles B. Jones (Department of Religion and Religious Education, School of Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America) Published on H-Buddhism (August, 2002)

Author: 
Anne M. Blackburn
Reviewer: 
Susanne Mrozik

Mrozik on Blackburn, 'Buddhist Learning and Textual Practice in Eighteenth-Century Lankan Monastic Culture'

Anne M. Blackburn. Buddhist Learning and Textual Practice in Eighteenth-Century Lankan Monastic Culture. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2001. x + 241 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-07044-5.

Reviewed by Susanne Mrozik (Department of Comparative Religion, Western Michigan University) Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2002)

Author: 
Robert H. Sharf
Reviewer: 
A. Charles Muller

Muller on Sharf, 'Coming to Terms with Chinese Buddhism: A Reading of the Treasure Store Treatise'

Robert H. Sharf. Coming to Terms with Chinese Buddhism: A Reading of the Treasure Store Treatise. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2001. 400 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2443-3.

Reviewed by A. Charles Muller (Faculty of Humanities, Toyo Gakuen University) Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2002)

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