Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 September 2017

352 Pages | 4 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190491161

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Anarchy in the Pure Land

Reinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

Justin Ritzinger

  • First book on reformists' reinvention of the cult of Maitreya
  • Overturns conventional understanding of Taixu and his movement
  • Examines previously unstudied and unknown materials