Aniconism versus iconism in Thai Buddhism / Donald K. Swearer The modernization of Sinhalese Buddhism as reflected in the Dambulla cave temples / Nathan Katz Varying the vinaya : creative responses to modernity / Charles S. Prebish Master Hongyi looks back : a modern man becomes a monk in twentieth-century China / Raoul Birnbaum Transitions in the practice and defense of Chinese Pure Land Buddhism / Charles B. Jones Won Buddhism : the historical context of Sot'aesan's reformation of Buddhism for the modern world / Bongkil Chung Abbreviation or aberration : the role of the Shushōgi in modern Sōtō Zen Buddhism / Steven Heine "By imperial edict and shogunal decree" : politics and the issue of the ordination platform in modern lay Nichiren Buddhism / Jacqueline I. Stone The making of the western Lama / Dan Cozort "Liberate the Mahabodhi temple!" : socially engaged Buddhism, Dalit-style / Tara N. Doyle.
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