James Robson (Ph.D. Stanford University) is Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. He is the editor of Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice, and the author of Power of Place: The Religious Landscape of the Southern Sacred Peak [Nanyue ??] in Medieval China as well as numerous journal articles, including “Signs of Power: Talismanic Writings in Chinese Buddhism," "Faith in Museums: On the Confluence of Museums and Religious Sites in Asia," and "A Tang Dynasty Chan Mummy [roushen] and a Modern Case of Furta Sacra? Investigating the Contested Bones of Shitou Xiqian." His current research includes a long-term project on local religious statuary from Hunan province and a project on the history of the confluence of Buddhist monasteries and mental hospitals.
Books by James Robson
James Robson, Jack Miles
Paperback, 2015This groundbreaking new Norton Anthology enables the six major, living, international world religions to speak to students in their own words.
The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Volume 1: Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism; Volume 2: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
Jack Miles, Wendy Doniger, Donald S. Lopez, James Robson, David Biale, Lawrence S. Cunningham, Jane Dammen McAuliffe
Hardcover, 2014This groundbreaking new Norton Anthology enables the six major, living, international world religions to speak to students in their own words.