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The Mystique of Transmission: On an Early Chan History and Its Context
Wendi Adamek’s Mystique of Transmission is a superb contribution to the study of Chinese Buddhism. Massive and masterful, insightful and thorough, articulate and engaging—the scholarship presented
The Impossibility of the Given: Representations of Merit and Emptiness in Medieval Chinese Buddhism
  • W. Adamek
  • Philosophy
    History of Religions
  • 1 November 2005
ç 2005 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0018-2710/2005/4502-0003$10.00 Medieval Chinese Buddhist merit discourse and donor practices constitute a diverse and fertile field that
How Ajātaśatru was Reformed: The Domestication of “Ajase” and Stories in Buddhist History
concludes that local training for peace journalism is crucial, as “vulnerable communities should not wait for assistance from their metropolitan colleagues”. This work provides an examination of
The Agency of Relations at Baoshan
For medieval Chinese Buddhist practitioners, carving inscriptions and images in stone was an important part of devotional and mortuary practice. In this paper I discuss sixth- and seventh-century
A Niche of their Own: The Power of Convention in Two Inscriptions for Medieval Chinese Buddhist Nuns
  • W. Adamek
  • Sociology
    History of Religions
  • 1 August 2009
ç 2009 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0018-2710/2009/4901-0001$10.00 This article is a preliminary exploration of a unique collection of seventhcentury memorial niches for Chinese
Robes Purple and Gold: Transmission of the Robe in the "Lidai fabao ji" (Record of the Dharma-Jewel through the Ages)
  • W. Adamek
  • History
    History of Religions
  • 1 August 2000
L'article traite du Lidai fabao ji, anonyme chinois de l'ecole Bao Tang qui date du huitieme siecle, et des polemiques Chan autour de l'autorite qui y sont cachees.
The first seventy years.
  • W. Adamek
  • Medicine
    American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
  • 1990