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Schober, Juliane

Overview
Works: 15 works in 59 publications in 2 languages and 3,372 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: BQ843, 294.36
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Most widely held works by Juliane Schober
Sacred biography in the Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia by Juliane Schober( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sacred Biography brings together the erudite scholarship of major scholars in the field who enhance our knowledge of Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia. The combination of thematic depth and theoretical sophistication makes this volume innovative reading for all scholars with comparative interests in the study of religion, history, and anthropology."--Jacket
Modern Buddhist conjunctures in Myanmar : cultural narratives, colonial legacies, and civil society by Juliane Schober( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the moments in the modern history of Myanmar when religion, culture, and politics converge to chart new directions. Arguing against Max Weber's characterization of Buddhism as other-worldly and divorced from politics, this study shows that Buddhist practice necessitates public validation within an economy of merit in which moral action earns future rewards
Buddhist manuscript cultures : knowledge, ritual, and art by Stephen C Berkwitz( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Buddhist Manuscript Cultures" explores how religious and cultural practices in premodern Asia were shaped by literary and artistic traditions as well as by Buddhist material culture. This study of Buddhist texts focuses on the significance of their material forms rather than their doctrinal contents, and examines how and why they were made. Collectively, the book offers cross-cultural and comparative insights into the transmission of Buddhist knowledge and the use of texts and images as ritual objects in the artistic and aesthetic traditions of Buddhist cultures. Drawing on case studies from India, Gandhara, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Mongolia, China and Nepal, the chapters included investigate the range of interests and values associated with producing and using written texts, and the roles manuscripts and images play in the transmission of Buddhist texts and in fostering devotion among Buddhist communities. The contributions are by reputed scholars in Buddhist Studies and represent diverse disciplinary approaches from religious studies, art history, anthropology, and history. This book will be of interest to scholars and students working in these fields
Paths to enlightenment : Theravada Buddhism in Upper Burma by Juliane Schober( )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study is based on fieldwork in Mandalay, Burma and on the study of Theravada Buddhist texts. Religious, cultural, and social realities are contrasted with the doctrinal foundations of the Theravada Buddhist tradition taking into account indigenous perceptions and cosmological computations of relationships between religious practice, ritual, texts, and other aspects of socio-cultural formations. Burmese social and religious realities form three separate domains of Theravada Buddhist ritual and practice. They are the laity, the monkhood (samgha), and self-ordained religious virtuosi (htwetyap pauk pouggou) striving for imminent enlightenment. The primary religious obligation of the laity is to provide material support for the physical body (rupakaya) of the Buddhist dispensation. In doing so, the lay community gains merit which, according to Theravada belief, is the basis for its material and spiritual wellbeing. The monastic obligation is to preserve the spiritual body (dhammakaya) of the dispensation through study of the scriptures and practice of the truth (dhamma) as it was conceived by the founder, Gautama Buddha. In this way, the monkhood maintains its ethical purity and acts as a proper source of merit for the laity. Self-ordained ascetics frequently are charismatic cult leaders who embark upon and seek to master a path like that of the founder himself, above and beyond the realizations of enlightenment he had envisioned for his community. These domains share common structural features with regard to cosmological order, the spiritual quest of the individual, the notion of the common good of the community, social and religious principles of hierarchy, and with regard to diversity in practice and uniformity in ritual. Each domain defines parameters for chartering a path to enlightenment (nibbana), based on domain specific conceptions of the bodies (kaya) of the dispensation (sasana) and structured analogously to Theravada texts. Yet, they differ in content and meaning of religious practice, ritual and the path chartered
Immunhistochemische Darstellung einer veränderten Sigmainnervation bei Divertikulitis by Juliane Schober( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theravada buddhist encounters with modernity by Juliane Schober( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddhist just rule and Burmese national culture : state patronage of the Chinese tooth relic in Myanna by Juliane Schober( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communities of interpretation in the study of religion in Burma by Juliane Schober( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mezzanine - Finanzierung im Mittelstand und die Finanzierungsprogramme in Sachsen-Anhalt by Juliane Schober( )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Path to Buddhahood: The Spiritual Mission and social organization of mysticism in contemporary Burma by Juliane Schober( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Text an Ethnography in the Analysis of Theravada Buddhism (Draft) : A Conceptual model, its Structural Logic and the Role of Cognitive Interpretation by Juliane Schober( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On Burmese Horoscopes by Juliane Schober( Book )

1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The longevity of Weikza and their practices by Juliane Schober( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The legacy of of F.K. Lehman (F.K.L. U Chit Hlaing) for the study of religion and the secular in Burma by Juliane Schober( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where to begin? : a brief intellectual biography of F.K. Lehman (F.K.L. U Chit Hlaing) by Juliane Schober( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sacred biography in the Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia
Alternative Names
Schober, J. S. 1954-

Schober, J. S. (Juliane Sybille), 1954-

Languages
English (54)

German (3)

Covers
Modern Buddhist conjunctures in Myanmar : cultural narratives, colonial legacies, and civil societyBuddhist manuscript cultures : knowledge, ritual, and art