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  • White Collar Zenby Steven Heine

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 29.99

    It is said that in traditional Japan the samurai embraced Zen because it helped them to be fearless in adversity, to act quickly and decisively, and to keep focused on their ultimate goal. In White Collar Zen, Steven Heine shows how, by applying Zen principles in our working lives, we can achieve the same results for ourselves. Heine describes the... more...

  • Dogenby Steven Heine

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 28.99

    In this groundbreaking collection of essays edited by Steven Heine, leading scholars of Buddhism from both sides of the Pacific explore the life and thought of Zen Master Dogen (1200-1253), the founder of the Japanese Soto sect. Through both textual and historical analysis, the volume shows Dogen in context of the Chinese Chan tradition that influenced... more...

  • The Koanby Steven Heine; Dale S. Wright

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 39.99

    The essays collected in this volume argue that our understanding of the Koan tradition has been severely limited. The authors try to undermine stereotypes and problematic interpretations by examining unrecognized factors in the formation of this tradition. more...

  • Buddhism in the Modern Worldby Steven Heine; Charles S. Prebish

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 33.99

    The history of Buddhism has been characterized by an ongoing tension between attempts to preserve traditional ideals and modes of practice and the need to adapt to changing cultural conditions. Many developments in Buddhist history, such as the infusion of esoteric rituals, the rise of devotionalism and lay movements, and the assimilation of warrior... more...

  • Zen and Comparative Studiesby Masao Abe; Steven Heine

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 168.00

    Zen is not a religion of God. Nor a religion of faith. It is a religion of emptiness, a religion of absolute nothingness. However it is not nihilistic but dynamically positive. For Zen is based on self-awakening, awakening to the self. In this book, a sequel to Zen and Western Thought, the author tries to clarify the true meaning of Buddhist emptiness... more...

  • Zen's Chinese Heritageby Andy Ferguson; Tenshin Reb Anderson; Steven Heine

    Wisdom Publications 2011; US$ 26.95

    Zen's Chinese Heritage traces twenty-five generations of inlightened Buddhist teachers, supplementing their core teachings with history, biography, and poetry. The result is an intimate and profound human portrait of the enlightened Zen ancients, and an unprecedented look into the depths of the rich cultural heritage. In this new edition with even... more...

  • Zen's Chinese Heritageby Andy Ferguson; Tenshin Reb Anderson; Steven Heine

    Wisdom Publications 2011; Not Available

    Zen's Chinese Heritage traces twenty-five generations of inlightened Buddhist teachers, supplementing their core teachings with history, biography, and poetry. The result is an intimate and profound human portrait of the enlightened Zen ancients, and an unprecedented look into the depths of the rich cultural heritage. In this new edition with even... more...

  • Zen's Chinese Heritageby Andy Ferguson; Tenshin Reb Anderson; Steven Heine

    Wisdom Publications 2011; Not Available

    Zen's Chinese Heritage traces twenty-five generations of inlightened Buddhist teachers, supplementing their core teachings with history, biography, and poetry. The result is an intimate and profound human portrait of the enlightened Zen ancients, and an unprecedented look into the depths of the rich cultural heritage. In this new edition with even... more...

  • Evolution, Culture, and the Human Mindby Mark Schaller; Ara Norenzayan; Steven J. Heine; Toshio Yamagishi; Tatsuya Kameda

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 85.00

    Evolution, Culture, and the Human Mind is the first scholarly book to integrate evolutionary and cultural perspectives on human psychology. The contributors include world-renowned evolutionary, cultural, social, and cognitive psychologists. These chapters reveal many novel insights linking human evolution to both human cognition and human culture... more...

  • Dogen's Extensive Recordby Eihei Dogen; Taigen Dan Leighton; Shohaku Okumura; Tenshin Reb Anderson; John Daido Loori; Steven Heine

    Wisdom Publications 2010; US$ 26.95

    Eihei Dogen, the thirteenth-century Zen master who founded the Japanese Soto School of Zen, is renowned as one of the world's most remarkable religious thinkers. As Shakespeare does with English, Dogen utterly transforms the language of Zen, using it in novel and extraordinarily beautiful ways to point to everything important in the religious life.... more...