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(Reinventing the Tripitaka ☆ BOOKS) by Jiang Wu – latinboyz4play.com

The Chinese Buddhist canon is systematic collection of ll translated Buddhist scriptures nd related literatures created in East Asia nd has been regarded s one of the three treasures in Buddhist communities Despite its undisputed importance in the history of Buddhism research on this huge collection has remained largely the province of Buddhologists focusing on textual nd bibliographical studies We thus im to initiate methodological innovations to study the transformation of the canon by situating it.

In its modern context characterized by intricate interactions between East nd West s well s mong countries in East Asia During the modern period the Chinese Buddhist canon has been translated edited digitized The Light in Our Houses and condenseds well s internationalized contested nd ritualized The well known ccomplishment of this modern transformation is the compilation of the Taisho Canon during the 1920s It has become source of both doctrinal orthodoxy How to Get People to Do Stuff: The Psychology of Persuasion as wells creativity nd its significance has greatly increased

S Buddhist scholarship nd devotionalism has utilized the canon for various ends However it is still unclear what led to the creation of the modern editions of the Buddhist canon in East Asia This volume explores the most significant nd interesting developments regarding the Chinese Buddhist canon in modern East Asia including canon formation textual studies historical nalyses religious studies ritual invention nd digital research tools nd methods Lewis Lancaster Emeritus University of California Berkeley.

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