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Vol 34, No 2 (2017)

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Table of Contents


Editorial PDF
Peter Harvey 149


Bhikkhu Ñāṇananda’s Concept and Reality: A Reply to Stephen Evans PDF
Bhikkhuni Dhammadinnā 151-180
Beyond Class, Only Commentary: Rereading the Licchavis’ Origin Story in Buddhist Contexts PDF
Charles S. Preston 181-204
Christianity as Model and Analogue in the Formation of the ‘Humanistic’ Buddhism of Tài Xū and Hsīng Yún PDF
Yu-Shuang Yao , Richard Gombrich 205-237
Broken Buddhas and Burning Temples: A Re-examination of Anti-Buddhist Violence and Harassment in South Korea PDF
Young-Hae Yoon , Sherwin Jones 239-258

Review Essays

Brook Ziporyn’s (Chinese) Buddhist Reading of Chinese Philosophy PDF
Paul J. D'Ambrosio 259-267


Reading the Mahāvaṃsa: The Literary Aims of a Theravāda Buddhist History by Kristin Scheible. Columbia University Press, 2016. 240 pp. Hb. $60 (£49.95). ISBN-13: 978-0-2311-7138-0 PDF
Julie Regan 269-271
Entering the Stream to Enlightenment: Experiences of the Stages of the Buddhist Path in Contemporary Sri Lanka, by Yuki Sirimane. Equinox Publishing Ltd., 2016. 366pp. Hb. £75.00; Pb. £24.99. ISBN-13: 978-1-7817-9203-2 (Hb.); 978-1-7817-9204-9, Pb. PDF
Pyi Phyo Kyaw 272-275
Tracing the Itinerant Path. Jishū Nuns of Medieval Japan, by Caitilin J. Griffiths. Hawai’i University Press, 2016. 214pp. Hb. £68.95 ($65.00). ISBN-13: 978-0-8248-5936-7 PDF
Nathalie Phillips 276-278
Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan, by Sherry Fowler. University of Hawai’i Press, 2016. xx + 411pp, 27 colour plates. Hb. $70 (£74.50). ISBN-13: 978-0-8248-5622-9 PDF
Ian Astley 279-281

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