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Enlightenment in dispute : the reinvention of Chan Buddhism in seventeenth-century China
AuthorWu, Jiang, 1969-
Pub. LocationOxford, EnglandPublisherOxford University Press
Date2008Phys. Desc.xix, 457 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberBQ9262.9.C5 W8 2008d
Enlightenment in dispute : the reinvention of Chan Buddhism in seventeenth-century China / Jiang Wu.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [403]-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.
See detailed table of contents.
Local access dig.pdf. [Wu-EnlightenmentChan.pdf]

Subject(s)Chan 禪--China--History--17th century
Zen Buddhism--China--History--17th century
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #18125
ISBN9780195333572 ; 0195333578LCCN2007029033OCLC156891956