James Dobbins, 2006–2007 | National Humanities Center

James C. Dobbins (NHC Fellow, 2006–07)

Project Title

Religious Meanings in Japanese Buddhist Art

Oberlin College

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2006–07

James C. Dobbins wrote the introduction and four out of six chapters for his book, a general exposition of Japanese Buddhist art from the perspective of the religious beliefs, practices, and rituals of traditional Buddhism in premodern Japan.