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- DescriptionA book-length study of the theory and practice of abandoning the body (self-immolation) in Chinese Buddhism. It examines the hagiographical accounts of those who made offerings of their own bodies and places them in historical, social, cultural, and doctrinal context.
- Author BiographyJames A. Benn is assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies at McMaster University.
- Author(s)James A. Benn
- PublisherUniversity of Hawai'i Press
- Date of Publication15/03/2007
- GenreNon-Christian Religions
- Series TitleStudies in East Asian Buddhism
- Place of PublicationHonolulu, HI
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Hawai'i Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight742 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsWith printed dust jacket
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