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Representations of Brahmins and Brahmanism in Early Buddhist Literature, edited by Brian Black.

Table of Contents


Editorial PDF
Brian Black 5


Of Binaries and Beyond: The Dialectics of Buddhist–Brahmanical Relations in India PDF
Uma Chakravarti 7-23
Rivals and Benefactors: Encounters between Buddhists and Brahmins in the Nikāyas PDF
Brian Black 25-43
The Two Faces of Deva: The Māra/Brahmā Tandem PDF
Michael Nichols 45-60
Negative Campaigning:Polemics against Brahmins in a Buddhist Sutta PDF
Oliver Freiberger 61-76
Recontextualizing Satire of Brahmanical Dharmaśāstra in the Aggañña Sutta*1 PDF
Alf Hiltebeitel 77-92
Somā the Learned Brahmin PDF
Alice Collett 93-109
Of Milk and Motherhood: The Kacaṅgalā Avadāna Read in a Brahmanical Light PDF
Karen Muldoon-Hules 111-124
Sharing Language: On the Problem of Meaning in Classic Buddhist and Brahmanical Traditions PDF
Gil Ben-Herut 125-146

Book Reviews

Text and Authority in the Older Upaniṣads, by Signe Cohen. Brill’s Indological Library, vol.30. Leiden/Boston: Brill: 2008. 320 pp. £89/$132. ISBN 978-9-0041-6777-3 (hb). PDF
Theodore N. Proferres 147-150
Buddhist Scriptures as Literature: Sacred Rhetoric and the Uses of Theory, by Ralph Flores.Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008. viii + 223 pp., $65.00 (hb), $18.95 (pb),$18.95 (eb). ISBN 978-0-7914-7339-9 (hb), 978-0-7914-7340-5 (pb) PDF
Douglas Osto 151-153
Buddhism in the Krishna River Valley of Andhra, edited by Sree Padma and A. W. Barber.Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008. xiii + 216 pp., $65.00 (hb), $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7914-7485-3 (hb), 978-0-7914-7486-0 (pb). PDF
Abhishek Singh Amar 154-156

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