Journal of Global Buddhism

The Journal of Global Buddhism is an open access, peer reviewed scholarly journal established to promote the study of the globalization of Buddhism, both historical and contemporary, and its transnational and transcontinental interrelatedness. We publish research articles, special issues (special focus sections), discussions, critical notes, review essays and book reviews.

The Journal of Global Buddhism welcomes submissions, articles, book reviews, of scholarly and community interest from scholars and Buddhists around the world. More information regarding our focus and scope and author guidelines can be found in our submissions section. If you would like to discuss a potential contribution in advance, feel free to contact the editors at jgb@globalbuddhism.org



Vol 19 (2018)

Table of Contents

Research Articles

John Powers
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1-19

Special Focus: Translating Buddhism

Translating Buddhism and the Politics of Ownership: Between Asia(s) and West(s)
Caroline Starkey, Matt Coward-Gibbs
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39-42
Richard Ollier
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43-59
Matt Coward-Gibbs
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61-75
Susan Darlington
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77-93
Linda Wallinder-Pierini
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95-111
Deborah Middleton, Daniel Plá
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113-125

Book Reviews

The Birth of Insight: Meditation, Modern Buddhism, and the Burmese Monk Ledi Sayadaw, by Erik Braun
Michael Charney
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21-23
Buddhism in America: Global Religion, Local Contexts, by Scott Mitchell
Funie Hsu
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25-28
Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China’s Southwest Border, by Thomas A. Borchert
Zhen Ma
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29-32
Seeing Like the Buddha: Enlightenment through Film, by Francesca Cho
Ron Green
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33-37
Charismatic Monks of Lanna Buddhism, by Paul Cohen
Alexander Horstmann
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127-131
Meditation, Buddhism, and Science. Edited by David McMahan and Erik Braun
Ira Helderman
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133-141