Edited by Alfred Bloom.
A collection of essays sharing the Pure Land teachings in the context of contemporary religious studies. Includes articles by Bando Shojun, Futaba Kenko, Dennis Hirota, Kaneko Daiei, Frithjof Schuon, Soga Ryojin, D.T. Suzuki, and Ueda Yoshifumi and others. Foreword by Taitetsu Unno. A chance for readers to learn various viewpoints of the different concepts and terms in the Pure Land tradition.