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  . . . . .....Altruism and Reality: Studies in the Philosophy of the Bodhicaryaavataara. By Paul Williams. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press, 1998, ISBN 0700710310, cloth £40.00, $48.00. Reviewed by John W. Pettit
.....Being Good: Buddhist Ethics for Everyday Life. By Master Hsing Yun; translated by Tom Graham. New York and Tokyo: Weatherhill, 1999, 176 pages, ISBN 0-8348-0458-1, US $14.95. Reviewed by Damien Keown
.....Zen in Medieval Vietnam: A Study and Translation of the Thien Uyen Tap Anh. By Cuong Tu Nguyen. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 1997, 488 pages, ISBN 0-8248-1948-9, US $55.00.    Reviewed by Peter C. Phan
.....American Buddhism. Methods and Findings in Recent Scholarship. Edited by Duncan Ryuken Williams and Christopher S. Queen. Richmond: Curzon Press, 1999, xxxvii + 329 pages, ISBN 0-7007-1081-7, £ 40,00 (cloth).  Reviewed by Martin Baumann
.....The Faces of Buddhism in America. Edited by Charles S. Prebish and Kenneth K. Tanaka. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998, viii + 370 pages, ISBN 0-520-21301-7, US $50 (cloth), $22 (paper).   Reviewed by  Franz Aubrey Metcalf
.....Buddhist Fundamentalism and Minority Identities in Sri Lanka. Edited by Tessa J. Bartholomeusz and Chandra R. de Silva. New York: State University of New York Press, 1998, 320 pages, ISBN 0-7914-3834-1, US $19.95.  Reviewed by   Mavis L. Fenn
.....Emptiness in the Mind-Only School of Buddhism: Dynamic Responses to Dzong-ka-ba's The Essence of Eloquence: I. By Jeffrey Hopkins. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999, xiv + 528 pages, ISBN: 0-520-21119-7 (cloth), US $45.00.   Reviewed by Paul G. Hackett
.....Philosophical Meditations on Zen Buddhism. By Dale S. Wright. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998, ISBN: 0-521-59010-8, US $53.95.  Reviewed by  Steven Heine
.....Compassion and Benevolence: A Comparative Study of Early Buddhist and Classical Confucian Ethics. By Ok-Sun An. Asian Thought and Culture, vol. 31, General Editor Sandra Wawrytko. New York: Peter Lang, 1998, ISBN 0-8204-3801-4, £26. Reviewed by Damien Keown
.....The Accidental Buddhist: Mindfulness, Enlightenment, and Sitting Still. By Dinty W. Moore. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1997. Pp. 208. ISBN 1565121422 US $19.95.  Reviewed by  Richard Hughes Seager
.....Buddhism and Human Rights.  Edited by Damien V. Keown, Charles S. Prebish, and Wayne R. Husted.  Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press, 1998, xxi + 239 pages, ISBN: 0-7007-0954-1,  US $40.00.    Reviewed by  Donald K. Swearer 
.....The Authority of Experience: Essays on Buddhism and Psychology. Edited by John Pickering. London: Curzon Press, 1997. Pp. 250. ISBN: 0700704558, US $22.95 [clothbound ISBN: 0700704507, US $42.00].    Reviewed by Gay Watson
.....The Heart of Being: Moral and Ethical Teachings of Zen Buddhism. By John Daido Loori. Boston: Charles E.Tuttle, 1996.  Pp. 267. ISBN0-8048-3078-9. $16.95.  Reviewed by  Damien Keown 
.....The Book of Enlightened Masters: Western Teachers in Eastern Traditions. By Andrew Rawlinson.  Chicago and La Salle, Illinois: Open Court, 1997.  Pp. 650.  ISBN 0-8126-9310-8.    Reviewed by  David Kinsley 
.....The Mandala: Sacred Circle in Tibetan Buddhism. By Martin Brauen. Translated by Martin Wilson, with photographs by Peter Nebel and Doro Roethlisberger. Boston: Shambhala, 1997. Pp. 151. ISBN 1-57062-296-5, US $45.00. Reviewed by Frank J. Korom
.....Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities: Utopias of the Pali imaginaire. By Steven Collins. Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions, No. 12. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998, xxiv + 684 pages, ISBN 0-521-57054-9, US $85.00 (cloth). Reviewed by  James P. McDermott
.....Sisters in Solitude: Two Traditions of Buddhist Monastic Ethics for Women.  By Karma Lekshe Tsomo.  Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 1996.  Pp.  xii + 198.  ISBN 0-7914-3089-8 (Cloth). $59.50; 0-7914-3090-1 (Paper),  $19.95.    Reviewed by  Charles S.  Prebish Reviewed by Dharmapala
.....Zen at War. By Brian (Daizen) A. Victoria. New York & Tokyo: Weatherhill, 1997. Pp. xii + 228. ISBN 0-8348-0405-0. $19.95.    Reviewed by  Fabio RambelliReviewed by Dharmapala.
.....Buddhism Without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening.  By Stephen Batchelor.  Riverhead Books, New York, 1997 - pp.127. Price USA $21.95, Canada $29.50. 
Review by Bhikkhu Punnadhammo and   review by  Urgyen Sangharakshita 
.....Liberating Intimacy: Enlightenment and Social Virtuosity in Ch'an Buddhism. By peter D. Hershock. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996. Pp.236. Reviewed by Brook Ziporyn
.....Response to Richard Pilgrim's review of The Logic of Unity, by Hosaku Matsuo and translated by Kenneth K. Inada.     Kenneth K. Inada
.....Buddhism: A Cultural Perspective, by LaFleur William R.  Reviewed by Mary Evelyn Tucker 
.....The Foundational Standpoint of Maadhyamika Philosophy. By Gadjin Nagao. Translated with preface by John P. Keenan; and Maadhyamaka Schools in India: A Study of the Maadhyamaka Philosophy and of the Division of the System into the Praasangika and Svaatantrika Schools. By Peter Della Santina. Foreword by Lai Mani Joshi.  Reviewed by David Loy
.....Crossing the Threshold of Hope by Pope john Paul II.  Alfred A. Knof, New York, 1994.  Reviewed by Dr. Tra^`n Chung Ngo.c
.....Response to Mark Tatz' Review of Ethics of Tibet: Bodhisattva Section of Tsong-kha-pa's Lam rim chen mo.       Reviewed by  Alex Wayman
.....Reviews the book `In the Mirror of Memory: Reflections on Mindfulness and Remembrance in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism,' edited by Janet Gyatso.      Reviewed by Alan Fox
.....Review the Book Dogen's Manuals of Zen Meditation’ by Carl Bielefeldt.     Reviewed by Ryuichi Abe
.....Discussion of Frederick Streng's "Reflections on the Attention …" and Luis O. Gomezs' " Free-Will Question in the Nikaayas."  Reviewed by Alex Wayman
.....Review the Book ‘Dogen's Manuels of Zen Meditation’ by Carl Bielefeldt.  Reviewed by Ryuichi Abe
.....A Buddhist Spectrum, by Marco Pallis.    Reviewed by Seyyed Hosse Nasr
.....Buddhist Faith and Sudden Enlightedment, by Sung Bae Park.    Reviewed by Donald W. Mitchell
.....The Bodhisattva Doctrine in Buddhism.     Reviewed by Aaron k. Koseki
.....The Buddha Eye:An Anthology of the Kyoto School, edit by Frederick Franck.   Reviewed by Steven Heine
.....The Oriental Religious and American Thought: Nineteenth-Century Explorations by Carl T. Jackson. Reviewed by Pedersen, K. Priscilla
.....The Zen Philosopher: A Review Article on Dogen Scholarship in English.   By T. P. Kasulis


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