Coming to Terms with Chinese Buddhism: A Reading of the Treasure Store Treatise (Studies in East Asian Buddhism)

Coming to Terms with Chinese Buddhism: A Reading of the Treasure Store Treatise (Studies in East Asian Buddhism)

Robert H. Sharf


"The fabrics produced by way of the interplay of the mature sorts of chinese language Buddhism and Taoism represent the most subtle and complicated examples of the assembly of chinese language and non-Chinese inspiration ever written. In his paintings at the Treasure shop Treatise Robert Sharf has eventually tested their impressive price and defended them conclusively opposed to the cost that they lack highbrow integrity. This learn will stay a simple resource of theoretical information and useful aid for any pupil or scholar wishing to confront the multifaceted and interactive nature of China's significant philosophical and non secular traditions for a few years to come." —Timothy Barrett, institution of Oriental and African reviews, college of London
"Sharf has produced a sublime and impeccably researched research of medieval chinese language Buddhist proposal, focussed on a Buddho-Taoist textual content of substantial intrinsic curiosity. The argument is persuasive and important, and the ebook can have a profound effect at the approach that Sinologists and Buddhologists strategy chinese language Buddhist literature." —Stephen F. Teiser, Princeton collage

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