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The Shin Buddhist Classical Tradition - Volume 1

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A Reader in Pure Land Teaching, Volume 1.

Edited by Alfred Bloom.  Foreword by Kenneth K. Tanaka.

This anthology of select passages from the leading interpreters of the Shin Buddhist classical tradition of the 4th-15th centuries C.E. features:

A Foreword by Shin Buddhist specialist Kenneth K. Tanaka of Musashino University

An Introduction by renowned Shin Buddhist scholar and editor, Alfred Bloom

A chance for readers to explore the Pure Land sutras and to read various thematically arranged selections from masters of the classical tradition such as Nagarjuna, Vasubandhu, T'an-luan, Tao-cho, Shan-tao, Genshin, Honen, and Shinran.

A Glossary of Foreign Terms, an Index of Quoted Sources and a Bibliography