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Zhipan's Account of the History of Buddhism in China: vol. 1, “Fozu tonghi,” juan 34–38: From the Times of the Buddha to the Nanbeichao Era

Zhipan's Account of the History of Buddhism in China: vol. 1, “Fozu tonghi,” juan 34–38: From the... Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/sungkyun-journal-of-east-asian-studies/article-pdf/21/2/258/1466932/258mcbride.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 31 March 2022 BOOK REVIEW Thomas Jülch, trans. Zhipan’s Account of the History of Buddhism in China: vol. 1, “Fozu tonghi,” juan 34–38: From the Times of the Bud dha to the Nanbeichao Era. Leiden: Brill, 2019. ix +316 pages. ISBN-13: 9789004396203 (hard cover); ISBN-13: 9789004396494 (e-book/PDF). €116.00/US$140.00 (hardcover). The Fozu tong ji 佛祖統紀 (Chronicle of the Bud dhas and Patriarchs), com piled by the Chi nese monk Zhipan 志磐 (ca. 1220–75), is an ency clo pe dic work in fifty-four rolls (juan 卷) com piled between 1258 and 1269. It is a his tory of Bud dhism in China orga nized and presented from the per spect ive of the Tiantai school 天台 宗, which in doc trine and prac tice cen tered on the Lotus sūtra and the teach ings of Tiantai Zhiyi 天台智顗 (538–97) and his suc ces sors. Although the text is fash- ioned around the artic u la tion of a Tiantai lin e age that can not be taken uncrit i cally, mod ern schol ars of the early his tory of Bud dhism in China have found it indis- pens able in constructing a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies Duke University Press

Zhipan's Account of the History of Buddhism in China: vol. 1, “Fozu tonghi,” juan 34–38: From the Times of the Buddha to the Nanbeichao Era

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Copyright © 2021 Richard D. McBride II
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1598-2661
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10.1215/15982661-9326249
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Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/sungkyun-journal-of-east-asian-studies/article-pdf/21/2/258/1466932/258mcbride.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 31 March 2022 BOOK REVIEW Thomas Jülch, trans. Zhipan’s Account of the History of Buddhism in China: vol. 1, “Fozu tonghi,” juan 34–38: From the Times of the Bud dha to the Nanbeichao Era. Leiden: Brill, 2019. ix +316 pages. ISBN-13: 9789004396203 (hard cover); ISBN-13: 9789004396494 (e-book/PDF). €116.00/US$140.00 (hardcover). The Fozu tong ji 佛祖統紀 (Chronicle of the Bud dhas and Patriarchs), com piled by the Chi nese monk Zhipan 志磐 (ca. 1220–75), is an ency clo pe dic work in fifty-four rolls (juan 卷) com piled between 1258 and 1269. It is a his tory of Bud dhism in China orga nized and presented from the per spect ive of the Tiantai school 天台 宗, which in doc trine and prac tice cen tered on the Lotus sūtra and the teach ings of Tiantai Zhiyi 天台智顗 (538–97) and his suc ces sors. Although the text is fash- ioned around the artic u la tion of a Tiantai lin e age that can not be taken uncrit i cally, mod ern schol ars of the early his tory of Bud dhism in China have found it indis- pens able in constructing a

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Sungkyun Journal of East Asian StudiesDuke University Press

Published: Nov 1, 2021

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