Announcing the Publication of Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies Volume 30

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Call for Papers
December 30, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 30 of Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies by the Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies. The JCBS is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing high-quality, original research on the historical study of Chinese Buddhism in the pre-modern and modern periods. The journal website can be accessed via the link below:

The Volume 30 includes the following contributions:

Michael Radich — On the Ekottarikāgama 增壹阿含經 T 125 as a Work of Zhu Fonian 竺佛念

Jeffrey Kotyk — Astrological Iconography of Planetary Deities in Tang China: Near Eastern and Indian Icons in Chinese Buddhism

Peter N. Gregory — Bridging the Gap: Zongmi’s Strategies for Reconciling Textual Study and Meditative Practice

Robban A. J. Toleno — The Celebration of Congee in East Asian Buddhism

Jens Reinke — Innovation and Continuity in the Pure Lands: Pure Land Discourses and Practices at the Taiwanese Buddhist Order Dharma Drum Mountain


Call for Contributions: Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies

The Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies now accepts articles in English only. If you wish to submit your article manuscript for publication, please send in a Word document file formatted according to the “Manuscript Formatting” requirements. If you wish to organize a special topics issue, please send a proposal which contains a hundred-word description of the project, together with a list of potential participants and individual paper contributions. When sending your manuscript, please include your name, academic position, complete mailing address, telephone number and your e-mail address. Please also fill out the “Form for Contributors” document. Email all submissions to

The JCBS produces one issue a year. The deadline for article submissions is December 15. The deadline for special topics proposals is November 1. Publication time for the each volume is in July.

For more details about the “Submissions” and “Manuscript Formatting,” please check the webpage at


Year 2017   “The Most Influential Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences,” nominated by the National Central Library in Taiwan. JCBS ranked number three in Philosophy and Religious Studies.



Daniel B. Stevenson (University of Kansas)

Jimmy Y. Yu (Florida State University)

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Shu-ya Hsu (Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies)

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