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contents Preface ix SECTION 1: THE EMERGENCE OF ZEN BUDDHISM IN THE EAST 1. The Founding Stories 3 2. Ancient Teachers and Nascent Institutions 21 3. The Practices of Zen 28 4. The Japanese Transformation of Zen 44 SECTION 2: MODERN TEACHERS and INSTITUTIONS IN THE WEST 5. The Birth of Western Zen 59 6. American Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese Zen 82 7. American Rinzai 108 8. American Soto 121 9. The Harada-Yasutani and Hybrid Zen in the West 148 SECTION 3: THE FUTURE OF ZEN IN THE WEST 10. New Directions, New Challenges 183 11. Emergence of a Liberal Buddhism 198 12. Shaping Zen in the West Today 205 Appendix: What to Look For When Looking For A Zen Teacher 211 Acknowledgments 215 Glossary 217 Notes 227 Bibliography 236 Index 247
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Zen Buddhism -- North America -- History.