Toward a Modern Chinese Buddhism : : Taixu's Reforms / / Don A. Pittman.

The Venerable Master Taixu (1890-1947) is the most important and controversial Chinese Buddhist reformer of the twentieth century. Viewed as dangerously rash by conservative Buddhists, irrelevant by secular humanists, and spiritually misguided by Christian missionaries, Taixu was nevertheless commit...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Asian Studies Backlist (2000-2014) eBook Package
Place / Publishing House:Honolulu : : University of Hawaii Press, , [2001]
Year of Publication:2001
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Physical Description:1 online resource (420 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • A Note On Romanization
  • INTRODUCTION In Search Of A New Buddhism
  • CHAPTER 1. Defending The Dharma In A Revolutionary Age
  • CHAPTER 2. The Sound Of The Tide For A New China
  • CHAPTER 3. An Ecumenical Vision For Global Mission
  • CHAPTER 4. Mahâyâna And The Modern World
  • CHAPTER 5. A Creative Recovery Of Tradition
  • CHAPTER 6. Taixu'S Legacy
  • Notes
  • Glossary Of Chinese Characters
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index