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Book Announcement: Zen Past and Present, by Eric Cunningham

Zen Past and Present Eric Cunningham ISBN 978-0-924304-64-4. 98 pages. Paperback. Zen Past and Present provides readers with a concise but comprehensive survey of the history of Zen Buddhism. Because it examines Zen from historical, religious, literary, artistic, and political standpoints, it … Continue reading

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Program: Buddhist Asia: Traditions, Transmissions and Transformations, University of Hawaii

This multidisciplinary program, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will offer five weeks of context-rich engagement with Buddhist teachings, practices and primary texts (in translation), and how they have shaped and been shaped by cultures and societies throughout … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Religious Studies

Institution:       University at Albany Location:          New York, United States Position:          Assistant Professor, Tenure Track – Japanese Religious Studies Assistant Professor, Tenure Track – Japanese Religious Studies The Department of East Asian Studies at the University at Albany, State University … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Secrecy’s Power: Covert Shin Buddhists in Japan and Contraditions of Concealment

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Secrecy’s Power: Covert Shin Buddhists in Japan and Contraditions of Concealment Author: Chilson, Clark; 235pp. July 2014 Cloth – Price: $42.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3839-3 Shin has long been one of the most popular forms of Buddhism … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian Religions, Lehigh University

Institution:       Lehigh Universiity, Religion Studies Location:          Pennsylvania, United States Position:          Assistant Professor of East Asian Religions Assistant Professor of East Asian Religions The Department of Religion Studies, in cooperation with the Asian Studies program, is inviting applications for a … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Japanese Religion

The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona in Tucson invites applications for a tenure track position in Japanese Religion at the assistant professor level. Time period and academic specialization is open. Teaching commitment of two courses per … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Networks and Religious Difference in Asian Buddhist Traditions

Call for Papers: “Networks and Religious Difference in Asian Buddhist Traditions,” Vanderbilt University,April 3-4, 2015 Buddhist traditions—in all their diversity—have been formed through processes of exchange, negotiation, and contestation in the face of perceived difference. These perceptions have existed both … Continue reading

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