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The Resource Anarchy in the pure land : reinventing the cult of Maitreya in modern Chinese Buddhism, by Justin R. Ritzinger

Anarchy in the pure land : reinventing the cult of Maitreya in modern Chinese Buddhism, by Justin R. Ritzinger

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Anarchy in the pure land : reinventing the cult of Maitreya in modern Chinese Buddhism
Title
Anarchy in the pure land
Title remainder
reinventing the cult of Maitreya in modern Chinese Buddhism
Statement of responsibility
by Justin R. Ritzinger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Anarchy in the Pure Land shows that the modern Chinese reinvention of cult of Maitreya, the future Buddha, functioned as an important site for articulating a Buddhist vision of modernity
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1976-
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Ritzinger, Justin
Dewey number
294.3/920951
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taixu
  • Maitreya (Buddhist deity)
  • Buddhist modernism
Label
Anarchy in the pure land : reinventing the cult of Maitreya in modern Chinese Buddhism, by Justin R. Ritzinger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Anarchy in the Pure Land; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Conventions; Introduction: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maitreya?; Contrasting Impressions; The Push to Modernization: A Historiographic Survey; Taixu and the Reform Movement in Republican China; The Pull of Modernity: An Alternative Approach; Buddhism, Radicalism, and the Framework of Revolutionary Utopianism; The Many Faces of Maitreya; Sources, Structure, and Significance; Part I: Taixu's Buddhist Radicalism; 1. Portrait of the Master as a Young Anarchist; Introduction
  • A World Breaking OpenTaixu's Years of Living Dangerously; Conclusion; 2. Disorienting Frameworks; Introduction; Anarcho-​socialist and Buddhist Values in Taixu's Radical Thought; Conclusion; Part II: The Cult of Maitreya; 3. A New Cult for New Buddhists; Introduction; Maitreya's (Ivory) Tower: Laying the Foundation in the May 4th Era; Budai in the Marketplace: Expansion and Articulation in the Nanjing Decade; Conclusion; 4. Bodhisattva of Progress; Introduction; The Three Essentials; Conclusion; Part III: Worlds Closing and Opening; 5. Future Interrupted; Introduction; War and Its Aftermath
  • Maitreya in ExileConclusion; 6. Reawakening Maitreya: Legacies Orthodox and Heterodox; Introduction; Openings: The Cult of Maitreya in the PRC; Openness: The Cult of Maitreya in Taiwan; Heterodox Legacies: Yiguan Dao and Maitreya Great Way; Conclusion; Conclusion: Remembrances of Futures Past; Appendix A. Taixu's Lectures on Maitreyan Texts and Topics to 1937; Appendix B. Articles on the Maitreya School, 1922-​1937; Appendix C. Timeline of the Maitreya School and Related Events; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn969544006
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190491178
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)969544006
Label
Anarchy in the pure land : reinventing the cult of Maitreya in modern Chinese Buddhism, by Justin R. Ritzinger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Anarchy in the Pure Land; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Conventions; Introduction: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maitreya?; Contrasting Impressions; The Push to Modernization: A Historiographic Survey; Taixu and the Reform Movement in Republican China; The Pull of Modernity: An Alternative Approach; Buddhism, Radicalism, and the Framework of Revolutionary Utopianism; The Many Faces of Maitreya; Sources, Structure, and Significance; Part I: Taixu's Buddhist Radicalism; 1. Portrait of the Master as a Young Anarchist; Introduction
  • A World Breaking OpenTaixu's Years of Living Dangerously; Conclusion; 2. Disorienting Frameworks; Introduction; Anarcho-​socialist and Buddhist Values in Taixu's Radical Thought; Conclusion; Part II: The Cult of Maitreya; 3. A New Cult for New Buddhists; Introduction; Maitreya's (Ivory) Tower: Laying the Foundation in the May 4th Era; Budai in the Marketplace: Expansion and Articulation in the Nanjing Decade; Conclusion; 4. Bodhisattva of Progress; Introduction; The Three Essentials; Conclusion; Part III: Worlds Closing and Opening; 5. Future Interrupted; Introduction; War and Its Aftermath
  • Maitreya in ExileConclusion; 6. Reawakening Maitreya: Legacies Orthodox and Heterodox; Introduction; Openings: The Cult of Maitreya in the PRC; Openness: The Cult of Maitreya in Taiwan; Heterodox Legacies: Yiguan Dao and Maitreya Great Way; Conclusion; Conclusion: Remembrances of Futures Past; Appendix A. Taixu's Lectures on Maitreyan Texts and Topics to 1937; Appendix B. Articles on the Maitreya School, 1922-​1937; Appendix C. Timeline of the Maitreya School and Related Events; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn969544006
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190491178
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)969544006

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