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Resource: A-to-Z Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Statuary and Religious Art

Chances are that if you have tried to google something about Buddhist deities, particularly some of the rarer ones, you’ve come across the A-to-Z Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Statuary and Religious Art. Run by Mark Schumacher, an independent researcher with … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan

Via the University of Hawai’i Press. Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan JACQUELINE I. STONE 616pp. November 2016 Cloth – Price: $68.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5643-4 Buddhists across Asia have often aspired to die with a clear … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Amazon Priest Delivery?

A quickie fun link this week! The modern world poses a lot of challenges for what many consider older, more traditional ways of life. A recent New York Times article talked about one of these questions of becoming obsolete or … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Asian Religions, Occidental College

Institution: Occidental College, Religious Studies Location: California, United States Position: Assistant Professor The Department of Religious Studies at Occidental College invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin August 2017. We seek a scholar with expertise in Asian religions.  We … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Women in East Asian Religions

CALL FOR AUTHORS: Scholars are needed for articles on women in Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, and Shinto, to cover a range of topics, including: women’s religious art, women’s worship, women’s rituals, women’s leadership and organization in religion, women’s social and environmental issues in religion, the feminine divine, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Evolving through Context: The Transformation of Buddhism(s) and their Legitimation(s)

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at Munich University is pleased to announce a call for papers for the international workshop “Evolving through Context: The Transformation of Buddhism(s) and their Legitimation(s),” to be held on March 24-25, 2017 in Munich, Germany with … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Faculty Fellow in Japanese Religions

Institution:  University of California – Santa Barbara Location:    California, United States Position:     Faculty Fellow in Japanese Religions The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies and the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa … Continue reading

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