WorldCat Identities

Blum, Mark Laurence

Overview
Works: 9 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 2,013 library holdings
Genres: History  Commentaries 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: BQ8512.2.G96, 294.3926
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Laurence Blum
Rennyo and the roots of modern Japanese Buddhism by International Institute for Comprehensive Shinsu Studies (Kyoto)( )

17 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rennyo Shonin (1415-1499) is considered the 'second founder' of Shin Buddhism. This book deals with the major questions surrounding the phenomenal growth of Hongaji under Rennyo's leadership, such as the source of charisma, the soteriological implications of his thought against the background of other movements in Pure Land Buddhism, and more
The origins and development of Pure Land Buddhism : a study and translation of Gyōnen's Jōdo Hōmon Genrushō by Mark Laurence Blum( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this study, Mark L. Blum combines a critical look at the thought and impact of the late-thirteenth-century intellectual Gyonen and the emergent Pure Land school of Buddhism founded by Honen. Gyonen created a hermeneutic that presented Buddhism as a historical expression of universal values with roots outside of Japan. His Pure Land text is a work that documents the transmission and philosophical evolution of this school from India to China to Japan."--Jacket
The Nirvana sutra : (Mahāparinirvāṇa-sūtra)( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gyônen's Jôdo hômon genrushô and the importance of lineage to the Pure Land tradition by Mark Laurence Blum( )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rennyo( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gy4̂onen's J4̂odo H4̂omon Genrush4̂o and the importance of lineage to the pure land tradition by Mark Laurence Blum( )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rennyo( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiyozawa Manshi and the meaning of Buddhist ethics by Mark Laurence Blum( Book )

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

Rennyo and the roots of modern Japanese Buddhism( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The origins and development of Pure Land Buddhism : a study and translation of Gyōnen's Jōdo Hōmon GenrushōRennyoRennyo
Alternative Names
Blum, Mark L.

Blum Mark L. 1950-....

Languages
English (54)