|Enlightenment in dispute : the reinvention of Chan Buddhism in seventeenth-century China|
|Author||Wu, Jiang, 1969-|
|Pub. Location||Oxford, England||Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Date||2008||Phys. Desc.||xix, 457 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Location||Digital Archives||Call Number||BQ9262.9.C5 W8 2008d|
|Enlightenment in dispute : the reinvention of Chan Buddhism in seventeenth-century China / Jiang Wu.|
Includes bibliographical references (p. -439) and index.
Introduction -- The context of seventeenth-century China -- Reenvisioning Buddhism in the late Ming -- The Literati and Chan Buddhism -- The rise of Chan Buddhism -- The principle of Chan -- Clashes among enlightened minds -- The divergence of interpretation -- The Yongzheng Emperor and imperial intervention -- Lineage matters -- The debate about Tianhuang Daowu and Tianwang Daowu in the late Ming -- The lawsuit about Feiyin Tongrong's Wudeng yantong in the early Qing -- The aftermath -- Critical analysis -- Explaining the rise and fall of Chan Buddhism -- The pattern of Buddhist revival in the past -- Concluding remarks.
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Local access dig.pdf. [Wu-EnlightenmentChan.pdf]