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Author Ford, James L. (James Lowry), 1957-

Title Jōkei and Buddhist devotion in early medieval Japan / James L. Ford
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 317 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- Part I: Life and Thought -- 1. Biography, Texts, and Context -- 2. Jōkei and the Revival of Hossō Doctrine -- Part II: Practice and Devotion -- 3. Sources and Objects of Jōkei's Devotion -- 4. Soteriological Aims, Means, and Boundaries -- 5. Toward an Understanding of Jōkei's Devotion and Practice -- Part III: Jōkei, Hōnen, and Kamakura Buddhism -- 6. Jōkei, Hōnen, and the Kōfukuji sōjō -- 7. "Kamakura Buddhism" Reexamined
Summary This study looks at the noted Hosso monk who defended the established schools of Buddhism against the new Kamakura movements. It provides new insights for our reassessment of the events which have ripple effects even to the present day
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Jōkei, 1155-1213
SUBJECT Jōkei, 1155-1213 fast
Subject Buddhism -- Japan -- History -- 1185-1600.
Philosophy & Religion.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199850976