First Impressions #62: Gareth Fisher on Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China

Kristian Petersen December 8, 2015 0

Gareth Fisher, Max Weber and “The Protestant Ethic”: Twin Histories, University of Hawaii Press, 2014, 263pp., $50

Gareth Fisher, From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary Chin, University of Hawaii Press, 2014, 263pp., $50
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Lay Buddhism is a pathway to meaning in post-Maoist China. Kristian Petersen talks with Gareth Fisher, Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse University, about his new book From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China.