New Series Number 8 (Fall 1992)

Pacific World Journal

New Series Number 8
Fall 1992

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  • The Sectarian Beginnings of Jodo-shu: An Analysis of Honen’s Senjaku Hongan Nembutsu, by Whalen Lai [ download ]
  • The Ch’an Tsung in Medieval China: School, Lineage or What?, by T. Griffith Foulk [ download ]
  • Shin Buddhist Studies and Secularization, by Mitsuya Dake [ download ]
  • Modern Buddhist Ethics in Asia and America, by Charles S. Prebish [ download ]
  • Madhyamaka, Tantra and “Green Buddhism”, by David Ross Komito [ download ]


  • The Hasshu-Koyo the Scholar-Monk Gyonen (1240-1321); Part Two: Jojitsu, Ritsu and Hosso Traditions, translated by Leo Pruden [ download ]

ESSAYS AND COMMENTARIES: Buddhist-Christian Dialogue

  • Through Each Other’s Eyes: A Shin Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue, by Kenneth Paul Kramer [ download]
  • Problematics of Buddhist Christian Dialogue, by Alfred Bloom [ download ]


  • Download all reviews
  • Knowledge and Liberation: Tibetan Buddhist Epistemology in Support of Transformative Religious Experience; and
    Knowing, Naming and Negation: A Sourcebook on Tibetan Sautrantika, by Anne Klein, reviewed by José Cabezón
  • Zen Dawn: Early Zen Texts from Tun Huang, translated by J.C. Cleary; and
    Crazy Clouds: Zen Radicals. Rebels and Reformers, by Perle Besserman and Manfred Steger, reviewed by Norman Fischer
  • The Art of Happiness: Teachings of Buddhist Psychology, by Mirko Fryba, reviewed by Don Plansky
  • The Buddhist Priest Myoe: A Life of Dreams, by Hayao Kawai, translated by Mark Unno, reviewed by Marilyn Nagy
  • Death Ritual in Lare Imperial and Modern China, edited by James L. Watson and Evelyn S. Rawski, reviewed by Charles Orzech


  • In Memoriam