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Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, Number 33, Volume 2, 2006
Varieties of Pure Land Experience
Guest Editors: Galen Amstutz and Mark L. Blum

Editors’ Introduction: Pure Lands in Japanese Religion. [217–21]
Amstutz, Galen, and Mark L. Blum

"Ise sankei mandara" and the Image of the Pure Land. [223–48]
Knecht, Peter

Entering the Pure Land: “Hanamatsuri” and the “Ōkagura Jōdo-iri” Ritual of Okumikawa. [249–68]
Lee, William

Tourists in Paradise: Writing the Pure Land in Medieval Japanese Fiction. [269–96]
Kimbrough, R. Keller

The Phenomenon of Invoking Fudō for Pure Land Rebirth in Image and Text. [297–317]
Mack, Karen

"Sannō Miya Mandara": The Iconography of Pure Land on this Earth. [319–48]
Arichi, Meri

Saidaiji Monks and Esoteric Kami Worship at Ise and Miwa. [349–77]
Andreeva, Anna

Kuroda Toshio (1926–1993) on Jōdo Shinshū: Problems in Modern Historiography. [379–412]
Yoshida, Tomoko

Review of: Richard K.Payne and Kenneth K. Tanaka, eds., “Approaching the Land of Bliss: Religious Praxis in the Cult of Amitābha”. [413–18]
Dobbins, James

Review of: D. Max Moerman, “Localizing Paradise: Kumano Pilgrimage and the Religious Landscape of Premodern Japan”. [418–20]
Swanson, Paul



Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, Number 33, Volume 1, 2006

Miscellaneous Musings on Mūlasarvāstivāda Monks: The “Mūlasarvāstivāda Vinaya” Revival in Tokugawa Japan. [1–49]
Clarke, Shayne

Reconfiguring Ritual Authenticity: The Ordination Traditions of Aristocratic Women in Premodern Japan. [51–74]
Meeks, Lori R.

To Ise at All Costs: Religious and Economic Implications of Early Modern “Nukemairi”. [75–114]
Nenzi, Laura

In the Service of the Kaihōgyō Practitioners of Mt. Hiei: The Stopping-Obstacles Confraternity (Sokushō kō) of Kyoto. [115–42]
Ludvik, Catherine

When Buddhism Became a “Religion”: Religion and Superstition in the Writings of Inoue Enryō. [143–68]
Josephson, Jason Ānanda

Review of: Ian Reader, “Making Pilgrimages: Meaning and Practice in Shikoku”. [169–74]
Shinno Toshikazu

Review of: Duncan Ryūken Williams, “The Other Side of Zen: A Social History of Sōtō Zen: Buddhism in Tokugawa Japan”. [175–78]
Mohr, Michel

Review of: Satsuki Kawano, “Ritual Practice in Modern Japan: Ordering Place, People, and Action”. [178–81]
Schnell, Scott

Review of: Donald S. Lopez, ed., Critical Terms for the Study of Buddhism. [182–86]
O’Leary, Joseph S.

Review of: Sherry D. Fowler, “Murōji: Rearranging Art and History at a Japanese Buddhist Temple”. [187–90]
Snodgrass, Adrian

Review of: Ikumi Kaminishi, “Explaining Pictures: Buddhist Propaganda and Etoki Storytelling in Japan”. [190–94]
Kimbrough, R. Keller

Review of: William M. Bodiford, ed., “Going Forth: Visions of Buddhist Vinaya”. [194–98]
Powers, John

Review of: Thomas Yūhō Kirchner, “Entangling Vines: Zen Koans of the Shūmon Kattōshū”. [198–202]
Leighton, Taigen Dan

Review of: Ranjana Mukhopadhyaya, “Nihon no shakai sanka Bukkyō: Hōonji to Risshō Kōseikai no shakai katsudō to shakai rinri”. [202–205]
Ōtani Eiichi

Review of: Martin Repp, “Hōnens religioses Denken. Eine Untersuchung zu Strukturen religioser Erneuerung”. [205–208]
Van Bragt, Jan

Review of: Steffen Döll, “Wozu also suchen? Zur Einführung in das Denken von Ueda Shizuteru”. [208–11]
Heisig, James W.

Review of: Kristin Beise Kiblinger, “Buddhist Inclusivism: Attitudes towards Religious Others”. [211–14]
Yong, Amos