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Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia : James A. Benn : 9780415501446

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The Monastery Cat in Cross-cultural Perspective: Cat Poems of the Zen Masters T. Lori Meeks is Assistant Professor of Religion and East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Southern California. About the Series Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism is a comprehensive study of the Buddhist tradition. Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia is a timely contribution to the ongoing attempts to understand a central facet of Buddhist religious practice, and will be a significant work for academics and students in the fields of Buddhist Studies, Asian Studies, and East Asian Religions. Investigating the Contested Bones of Shitou Xiqian.

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Buddhist Monasticism In East Asia

buddhist monasticism in east asia benn james a meeks lori robson james

It is receptive to all research works that are of significance and interest to the broader field of Buddhist Studies. As the field of religious studies has come to emphasize the importance of both social history and interdisciplinarity, scholars of Buddhism have begun to take a closer look at the social and religious lives of monastic institutions. Robson became a Harvard faculty in 2008 and was promoted to full professor in 2012. The Monastic Institution in Medieval Japan: The Insider's View William Bodiford 6. Benn is Associate Professor of Buddhism and East Asian Religions at McMaster University. Check out the chapter on poems about monastic cats. It has a comprehensive and up-to date bibliography.

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Buddhist Monasticism In East Asia

buddhist monasticism in east asia benn james a meeks lori robson james

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. Some of the titles in the series are published in association with the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies, which conducts and promotes rigorous teaching and research into all forms of the Buddhist tradition. It offers a timely description of the manifold contributions made by the Buddhist monastery as an institution in medieval China and Japan, and benefits its readers by helping them to understand the nature and function of such monasteries… This book offers a wealth of new research and careful considerations presented by leading scholars in the field… Not only will this book serve as a valuable resource for scholars and students, it will hopefully encourage further investigations into places of religious practice across cultures. Series Title: Responsibility: edited by James A. Monastic Spaces and Sacred Traces: Facets of Chinese Buddhist Monastic Records James Robson 3. . Benn is Associate Professor of Buddhism and East Asian Religions at McMaster University.

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Buddhist monasticism in East Asia : places of practice / edited by James A. Benn, Lori Meeks, and Ja...

buddhist monasticism in east asia benn james a meeks lori robson james

The Monastery Cat in Cross-cultural Perspective: Cat Poems of the Zen Masters T. Social and institutional historians studied monasteries as political and economic entities, while art historians examined monasteries as sites that cultivated great art and architecture. James Robson is Associate Professor of Chinese Buddhism at Harvard University. For general introductions to the place of monastic institutions in the history of East Asian Buddhism, start with , , , and. Collectively, the book demonstrates that medieval monasteries in East Asia were much more than merely residences for monks who, cut off from the dust and din of society and all its entrapments, collectively pursued an ideal cenobitic lifestyle. Benn is Associate Professor of Buddhism and East Asian Religions at McMaster University. James Robson is Associate Professor of Chinese Buddhism at Harvard University.

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Monasticism in East Asia

buddhist monasticism in east asia benn james a meeks lori robson james

Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia is a timely contribution to the ongoing attempts to understand a central facet of Buddhist religious practice, and will be a significant work for academics and students in the fields of Buddhist Studies, Asian Studies, and East Asian Religions. Only read the intro and the on about the cats. This book offers a wealth of new research and careful considerations presented by leading scholars in the field. His main area of research is Buddhism and Taoism in Medieval China. His main area of research is Buddhism and Taoism in Medieval China. Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice.

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Monasticism in East Asia

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This book offers a wealth of new research and careful considerations presented by leading scholars in the field. Those interested in comparisons between Buddhist and Christian monasticism should begin with. His main area of research is Buddhism and Taoism in Medieval China. For issues specific to monastic architecture, see. Benn, Lori Meeks, and James Robson.

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Buddhist monasticism in East Asia : places of practice / edited by James A. Benn, Lori Meeks, and Ja...

buddhist monasticism in east asia benn james a meeks lori robson james

Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia is a timely contribution to the ongoing attempts to understand a central facet of Buddhist religious practice, and will be a significant work for academics and students in the fields of Buddhist Studies, Asian Studies, and East Asian Religions. This book provides a multifaceted discussion of religious, social, cultural, artistic, and political functions of Buddhist mo. Vows for the Masses: Eison and the Popular Expansion of Precept-Conferral Ceremonies in Premodern Japan Lori Meeks 7. This volume is very successful in fulfilling its set goal of studying Buddhist monasteries in East Asia as an institution deeply embedded in society. His main area of research is Buddhism and Taoism in Medieval China. Recent research in the field has shown that Buddhist monasteries in East Asia, as places that attracted pilgrims, tourists, scholars, and devotees, allowed diverse social groups to interact in multiple and complex ways. Contains useful photographs and diagrams of monastic architecture.

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Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice, 1st Edition (Paperback)

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It has a comprehensive and up-to date bibliography. Over the past twenty-five years or so, this division of labor has slowly dissolved. He studies Buddhism and Taoism in medieval China. For the Sake of the World: The Spirit of Buddhist and Christian Monasticism. It offers a timely description of the manifold contributions made by the Buddhist monastery as an institution in medieval China and Japan, and benefits its readers by helping them to understand the nature and function of such monasteries. This book offers a wealth of new research and careful considerations presented by leading scholars in the field.

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Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice, 1st Edition (Hardback)

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Based on presentations at a workshop at the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre, Bangkok, 8—10 November 1999. His main area of research is Buddhism and Taoism in Medieval China. Vows for the Masses: Eison and the Popular Expansion of Precept-Conferral Ceremonies in Premodern Japan Lori Meeks 7. It is a useful contribution to the literature on Buddhist studies, monastic studies, and East Asian religions. Collectively, the book demonstrates that medieval monasteries in East Asia were much more than merely residences for monks who, cut off from the dust and din of society and all its entrapments, collectively pursued an ideal cenobitic lifestyle. He studies Buddhism and Taoism in medieval China. Will definitely come back to this treasure trove when I have time.

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