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We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 33 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 Volume 33 includes the following contributions:
Mengxiao Wang — Building a Pure Land Lineage: A Study of Zhida’s Play Guiyuan jing and a Translation of its Three Paratexts
Nan Ouyang — Emplacing Dizang Bodhisattva on Mt. Jiuhua with Local Dramas during the Late Imperial and Republican Eras (1368–1949)
Guo Xing (Bhikshuni) — Metaphorical Imagery and the Fashioning of Caodong Identity in Hongzhi Zhengjue’s 宏智正覺 (1091–1157) Commentarial
Verses on Old Cases
Yaoping Liu — The History of Jin Nikāya in Thailand: A Preliminary Study
from a Socio-political Perspective
Ester Bianchi — The Puhua si 普華寺: Longing for Trustworthiness and Recognition: Transformations in the Religious Identity and Institutional Affiliation of the Chinese Buddhist Temple in Prato
Justin R. Ritzinger — Karma, Charisma, and Community: Karmic Storytelling
in a Blue-Collar Taiwanese Buddhist Organization
All articles are free to view and download at http://chinesebuddhiststudies.org/current_issue.html.
Daniel B. Stevenson (University of Kansas)
Jimmy Y. Yu (Florida State University)
Shu-ya Hsu (Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies)