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Marina DiMaio | Curatorial Assistant, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: In the Present Moment Buddhism, Contemporary Art and Social Practice

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“In the Present Moment: Buddhism, Contemporary Art and Social Practice” is a major multiphase research and exhibition project being devel- oped by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV), led by Curator of Contemporary Art, Haema Sivanesan. The first milestone for this project was an artist-centered research convening organized in …

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Colin H. Simonds | Queen’s University | CJBS: Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition

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Adapted from her PhD dissertation, Gamble’s Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism is the first book-length treatment of the origin of the tulku tradition in Tibetan Buddhism and of the man credited with its invention, Rangjung Dorjé. The book is divided into two distinct yet related sections: an exploration of the religious, socio-cultural, and …

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Elizabeth Guthrie | University of Waterloo | CJBS: Buddhist Stone Sutras in China, Sichuan Province, Volume 3

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Buddhist Stone Sutras in China, Sichuan Province, Volume 3 Elizabeth Guthrie University of Waterloo   CLAUDIA WENZEL and SUN HUA, eds., Buddhist Stone Sutras in China, Sichuan Province, Volume 3. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. 486 pp. CAN $238 (hardcover). ISBN 978-3-447-10588-0 The third volume of this impressive Chinese and English series is …

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Richard K. Payne | Institute of Buddhist Studies, Graduate Theological Union | CJBS: A Yogācāra Buddhist Theory of Metaphor

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A Yogācāra Buddhist Theory of Metaphor Reviewed by Richard K. Payne Institute of Buddhist Studies, Graduate Theological Union ROY TZOHAR, A Yogācāra Buddhist Theory of Metaphor. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. XVI, 279 pp. CAN $105.00 (hc). ISBN 978-0190664398 When popular representations of Buddhism mention views of language, the most …

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Joel Magnuson | Willamette University | CJBS: Pragmatism, Institutionalism, and Buddhism: Toward a Synthesis for Socially Engaged Buddhist Economics

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Willamette University Abstract Socially engaged Buddhism addresses a wide range of con- temporary social and environmental crises from a distinc- tively Buddhist perspective. Much of the emphasis on this approach is on changing individual habits of behaviour and less on changing social structures and even less on trans- forming economic …

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