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Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies

ISBN : 9780199326044

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¥12,628
Author: 
Alice Collett
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 236 mm
Pub date
Oct 2013
Series
South Asia Research
The path of practice as taught in ancient India by Gotama Buddha was open to both women and men. The texts of early Indian Buddhism show that women were lay followers of the Buddha and were also grant ... Read more

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Women Living Zen: Japanese Soto Buddhist Nuns

ISBN : 9780199928682

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¥3,839
Author: 
Paula Kane Robinson Arai
Pages
268 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jul 2012
"A long overdue corrective to the androcentric scholarship that has ignored Zen nuns' importance...This very readable book is ideal for classroom use."-Religious Studies Review "Arai's sensitive firs ... Read more

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Women Living Zen: Japanese Soto Buddhist Nuns

ISBN : 9780195123937

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¥17,710
Author: 
Paula Kane Robinson Arai
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 243 mm
Pub date
Jul 1999
In this study, based on both historical evidence and ethnographic data, Paula Arai shows that nuns were central agents in the foundation of Buddhism in Japan in the sixth century. They were active par ... Read more

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Women of the Wall: Navigating Religion in Sacred Sites

ISBN : 9780190280444

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¥11,396
Author: 
Yuval Jobani; Nahshon Perez
Pages
248 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Aug 2017
In October of 2014, 12-year-old Sasha Lutt read from a tiny Torah scroll as a part of her bat mitzvah in the Women's section of the plaza at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site. Surrounded ... Read more

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Pages
352 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
168 x 238 mm
Pub date
Sep 2010
Series
Qur'anic Studies Series
Muslim reverence for the Qur'an as the Word of God has manifested itself in various artistic forms throughout history and up to the present day. This innovative collection of essays explores creative ... Read more

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Writing Religion: The Making of Turkish Alevi Islam

ISBN : 9780190234096

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¥4,609
Author: 
Markus Dressler
Pages
346 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
162 x 236 mm
Pub date
May 2015
Series
AAR Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion
In the late 1980s, the Alevis, at that time thought to be largely assimilated into the secular Turkish mainstream, began to assert their difference as they never had before. The question of Alevism's ... Read more

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Yongming Yanshou's Conception of Chan in the Zongjing Lu: A Special Transmission within the Scriptures

ISBN : 9780199760312

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¥14,476
Author: 
Albert Welter
Pages
400 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
152 x 235 mm
Pub date
Sep 2011
Yongming Yanshou ranks among the great thinkers of the Chinese and East Asian Buddhist traditions, one whose legacy has endured for more than a thousand years. Albert Welter offers new insight into th ... Read more

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Zen and Material Culture

ISBN : 9780190469306

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¥5,390
Author: 
Pamela Winfield; Steven Heine
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Aug 2017
The first interdisciplinary study on Zen Buddhism that brings together scholars from religious studies, art history, and the history of material culture in Japan Includes broad historical and geo ... Read more

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Zen and Material Culture

ISBN : 9780190469290

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¥15,246
Author: 
Pamela Winfield; Steven Heine
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Aug 2017
The stereotype of Zen Buddhism as a minimalistic or even immaterial meditative tradition persists in the Euro-American cultural imagination. This volume calls attention to the vast range of "stuff" in ... Read more

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Zionism: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780199766048

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¥1,628
Author: 
Michael Stanislawski
Pages
152 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
117 x 173 mm
Pub date
Mar 2017
Series
Very Short Introductions
Offers an unbiased assessment of Zionism and its significance as an intellectual and cultural movement, beyond its contentious political implications Clarifies current debates over the Israel-Pal ... Read more

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