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Engaged Pure Land Buddhism: The Challenges Facing Joodo-Shinshu in the Contemporary World: Essays in Honor of Professor Alfred Bloom
Author Nasu, Eisho ; Tanaka, Kenneth Kenichi
PublisherWisdomOcean Publications
LocationBerkeley, CA, US [伯克利, 加利福尼亞州, 美國]
Content type論文集=Collected Papers
Keyword人間佛教=入世佛教=Humanistic Buddhism=Engaged Buddhism; 淨土宗=Pure Land Buddhism=Shin Buddhsim; 日本佛教=Japanese Buddhism
Table of contentsPart One: Social Engagement
1. Shin Buddhism in the West: The Question of Authenticity, by Taitetsu Unno
2. An Essay on Socially Engaged Buddhism, by Paul O. Ingram
3. Jodo Shinshu's Mission to History: A Christian Challenge to Shin Buddhist Social Ethics, by James Fredricks
4. Shin Buddhist Social Thought in Modern Japan, by Mark T. Unno
5. Concern for Others in Pure Land Soteriological and Ethical Considerations: A Case of Jogyo daishi in Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, by Kenneth K. Tanaka

Part Two: Expressions in History
1. A Brief History of Pure Land Buddhism in Early Japan, by James C. Dobbins
2. Honen and the Tale of the Heike, by Maya M. Hara
3. Pure Land Belief and Popular Practice: The Odori Nembutsu of Ippen Shonin, by James H. Foard
4. Ordination Ceremony of the Honganji Priests in Premodern Japanese Society, bu Eisho Nasu
5. Glorious Gathas: Americanaization and Japanization in Honganji Hymns, by George J. Tanabe, Jr.

Part Three: Constructive Engagement of the Teachings and Practice
1. The Visions of Vaidehi: Transformative Symbolism in a Visualization Practice, by Richard K. Payne
2. Existentializing and Radicalizing Shiran's Vision by Repositioning It at the Center of Mahayana Tradition, by Gregory G. Gibbs
3. The Essence of Shinran's Teaching: Understanding to Praxis, by Shigeki Sugiyama
4. A Bibliographical Summary of Studies on Myokonin: Retrospect and Prospects, by Zensho Asaeda
5. Healing Laughter: A Shin Dharmology of Mara, by Roger Corless

An Abridged Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Alfred Bloom
ISBN0965806219 (pbk); 9780965806213 (pbk)
Created date2002.04.22
Modified date2016.09.12

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