Yao, Yu-shuang : Taiwan's Tzu Chi as Engaged Buddhism: Origins, Organization, Appeal and Social Impact

It is many years since I have enjoyed an academic book so much as this one, or benefited so much from reading it. I had the good fortune to be invited by Global Oriental to read a manuscript submitted to them for publication. Since I do not know Chinese, and have no specialist knowledge of Chinese r...

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Published in:Marburg Journal of Religion (Band 17)
Main Author: Gombrich, Richard
Format: Journal Articles
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2013
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Summary:It is many years since I have enjoyed an academic book so much as this one, or benefited so much from reading it. I had the good fortune to be invited by Global Oriental to read a manuscript submitted to them for publication. Since I do not know Chinese, and have no specialist knowledge of Chinese religion, I was disinclined to accept; but I was moved to do so by being told that the author, who lived in Taiwan, had spent nearly ten years looking for a publisher for this, her first book in English. For once, my virtue has been rewarded.
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17192/mjr.2013.17.3286