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4/23/2021
3-4:30pm
Did the Recovery of Lost Scriptures Matter in 20th c. Chinese Buddhism?

A colloquium talk by Prof. Erik Hammerstrom (Pacific Lutheran University) on the critical assessment of the common assumption that Buddhist scriptures recovered from Japan shaped the development of Chinese Buddhism during the Republican Period (1912-1949).

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4/23/2021
3-4:30pm
Did the Recovery of Lost Scriptures Matter in 20th c. Chinese Buddhism?

A colloquium talk by Prof. Erik Hammerstrom (Pacific Lutheran University) on the critical assessment of the common assumption that Buddhist scriptures recovered from Japan shaped the development of Chinese Buddhism during the Republican Period (1912-1949).

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3/5/2021
4-5:30pm
Chinese Translations of the Buddhist Vocabulary of Sense Perception during the Han and Three Kingdoms Periods

This talk is a preliminary investigation into a large set of sources pertaining to the some of the first encounters between Indian Buddhist and native Chinese thought: the Chinese translations of Indian Buddhist literature dating from the Han and Three-Kingdoms period ( (ca. 150-280 CE).

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