Twelfth Biennial Conference of the
International Association of Shin Buddhist Studies


Potentiality of Pure Land Buddhism in the Changing World

Musashino University, Tokyo
September 9 – 11, 2005



Socially Engaged Pure Land Buddhism: A Jodo Shu Approach to Meeting the Challenges of a New Era

The Cycle of Life: The Role of Kyosei in a Changing Society
        Ryojun Sato, Taisho University, Tokyo

The Butterfly Effect from the Pure Land: Symbiosis as a Guiding Principle of Engaged Buddhism
        Saicho Iwata, Myorin-ji, Shizuoka

Buddhism as a Leader of Public Opinion
        Toshihide Adachi, Bukkyo University, Kyoto

Funeral Buddhism as Engaged Buddhism:
Problems and Challenges in Redefining the Role of the Buddhist Priest in Contemporary Japan
        Yoshiharu Tomatsu,
Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo

Project Dana: Engaged Pure Land Buddhism in Hawaii
        Clyde Whitworth, Jodo Mission of Hawaii, Honolulu

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