Reviews

Author: 
Meir Shahar
Reviewer: 
Paul Katz

Katz on Shahar, 'The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts'


Meir Shahar. The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008. xi + 281 pp. $54.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3110-3.

Reviewed by Paul Katz
Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Dan Lusthaus

Shaolin History

Author: 
Christine Mollier
Reviewer: 
Ryan Overbey

Overbey on Mollier, 'Buddhism and Taoism Face to Face: Scripture, Ritual, and Iconographic Exchange in Medieval China'


Christine Mollier. Buddhism and Taoism Face to Face: Scripture, Ritual, and Iconographic Exchange in Medieval China. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008. xi + 241 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3169-1.

Reviewed by Ryan Overbey (Harvard University)
Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2008)

Author: 
Richard D. McBride, II
Reviewer: 
Sem Vermeersch

Vermeersch on McBride, 'Domesticating the Dharma: Buddhist Cults and the Hwaom Synthesis in Silla Korea'


Richard D. McBride, II. Domesticating the Dharma: Buddhist Cults and the Hwaom Synthesis in Silla Korea. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008. xiii + 228 pp. $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3087-8.

Reviewed by Sem Vermeersch (Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies)
Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2008)

Author: 
Janet Gyatso, Hanna Havnevik, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michelle Sorensen

Sorensen on Gyatso and Havnevik, 'Women in Tibet'


Janet Gyatso, Hanna Havnevik, eds. Women in Tibet. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. 436 pp. $70.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13098-1; $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-13099-8.

Reviewed by Michelle Sorensen (Center for Buddhist Studies and Department of Religion, Columbia University)
Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2008)

The Productions of Tibetan Women

Author: 
Paul Fuller
Reviewer: 
Maria Heim

Heim on Fuller, 'The Notion of iditthi /iin Theravada Buddhism: The point of view'


Paul Fuller. The Notion of iditthi /iin Theravada Buddhism: The point of view. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2005. xi + 257 pp. $180.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-34293-3.

Reviewed by Maria Heim (Religion Department, Amherst College)
Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2008)

Author: 
Barbra Clayton
Reviewer: 
Charles Goodman

Goodman on Clayton, 'Moral Theory in Śāntideva's Siksasamuccaya: Cultivating the Fruits of Virtue'


Barbra Clayton. Moral Theory in Śāntideva's Siksasamuccaya: Cultivating the Fruits of Virtue. New York: Routledge, 2006. xv + 165 pp. $170.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-34696-2.

Reviewed by Charles Goodman (Department of Philosophy, Binghamton University)
Published on H-Buddhism (April, 2008)

Making Sense of Śāntideva's's Ethics

Author: 
Alan Cole
Reviewer: 
David McMahan

McMahan on Cole, 'Text as Father: Paternal Seductions in Early Mahayana Buddhist Literature'


Alan Cole. Text as Father: Paternal Seductions in Early Mahayana Buddhist Literature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. xiii + 356 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24276-0.

Reviewed by David McMahan (Department of Religious Studies, Franklin & Marshall College)
Published on H-Buddhism (April, 2008)

Author: 
Jinhua Jia
Reviewer: 
John R. McRae

McRae on Jia, 'The Hongzhou School of Chan Buddhism in Eighth- through Tenth-century China'


Jinhua Jia. The Hongzhou School of Chan Buddhism in Eighth- through Tenth-century China. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2006. xv + 220 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-6823-4; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-6824-1.

Reviewed by John R. McRae (Department of Buddhist Studies, Komazawa University)
Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2008)

Author: 
Ulrich Timme Kragh
Reviewer: 
David V. Fiordalis

Fiordalis on Kragh, 'Early Buddhist theories of action and result: a study of Karmaphalasambandha Candrakirti's Prasannapada, verses 17.1-20'


Ulrich Timme Kragh. Early Buddhist theories of action and result: a study of Karmaphalasambandha Candrakirti's Prasannapada, verses 17.1-20. Wien: Arbeitskreis für tibetische und buddhistische Studien, Universität Wien, 2006. 422 pp. ISBN 978-3-902501-03-5.

Reviewed by David V. Fiordalis (Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan)
Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2008)

Author: 
Stephen F. Teiser
Reviewer: 
Tianshu Zhu

Zhu on Teiser, 'Reinventing the Wheel: Paintings of Rebirth in Medieval Buddhist Temples'


Stephen F. Teiser. Reinventing the Wheel: Paintings of Rebirth in Medieval Buddhist Temples. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2007. xv + 319 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98649-4.

Reviewed by Tianshu Zhu (Sociology Department, University of Macau)
Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2008)

Author: 
James Duerlinger
Reviewer: 
Richard P. Hayes

Hayes on Duerlinger, 'Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons: Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self''


James Duerlinger. Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons: Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self'. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003. xii + 308 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-40611-6.

Reviewed by Richard P. Hayes (University of New Mexico)
Published on H-Buddhism (February, 2008)

Buddhist Controversies on the Nature of Self: A Guide

Author: 
Youru Wang, ed.
Reviewer: 
Joseph S. O'Leary

O'Leary on Wang, 'Deconstruction and the Ethical in Asian Religion and Philosophy'


Youru Wang, ed. Deconstruction and the Ethical in Asian Religion and Philosophy. London: Routledge, 2007. xiv + 252 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-77016-3.

Reviewed by Joseph S. O'Leary (Sophia University)
Published on H-Buddhism (February, 2008)

Author: 
James Duerlinger
Reviewer: 
Richard P. Hayes

Hayes on Duerlinger, 'Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons: Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self''


James Duerlinger. Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons: Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self'. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003. xii + 308 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-40611-6.

Reviewed by Richard P. Hayes (University of New Mexico)
Published on H-Buddhism (February, 2008)

Buddhist Controversies on the Nature of Self: A Guide

Author: 
John Marston, Elizabeth Guthrie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Erik Davis

Davis on Marston and Guthrie, 'History, Buddhism, and New Religious Movements in Cambodia'


John Marston, Elizabeth Guthrie, eds. History, Buddhism, and New Religious Movements in Cambodia. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2004. 272 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2868-4; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2666-6.

Reviewed by Erik Davis (Religious Studies Department, Macalester College)
Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2007)

Author: 
rJe Tsong khapa
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Gold

Gold on khapa, 'Ocean of Reasoning: A Great Commentary on Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika'


rJe Tsong khapa. Ocean of Reasoning: A Great Commentary on Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika. Garfield. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. xxiv + 603 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-514733-9.

Reviewed by Jonathan Gold (Department of Religious Studies, Drew University)
Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2007)

Tsong khapa Today, mutatis mutandis

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