RHODES Robert Franklin

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RHODES Robert Franklin
Otani University
Faculty of Letters, Department of Buddhist Studies

Research Areas



East Asian Languages and Civilization, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
Asian Studies, Arts and Sciences, University of Hawaii

Published Papers

Myoe's Image of Sakyamuni's Parinirvana found in the Nehan Koshiki
RHODES Robert Franklin
35 67-82   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
The Buddhist-State Relationship in Japan: Some Observations on the Thought of Saicho and Kukai
RHODES Robert Franklin
97(2) 1-21   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Genshin's View of Human Existence
RHODES Robert Franklin
82 30-51   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
ローズ ロバート F.
佛教学セミナー = Buddhist seminar   (103) 50-78   Jun 2016
Terminal Care Practice in Heian Pure Land Buddhism: The Case of the Nijugo zammaie
RHODES Robert Franklin
大谷大学真宗綜合研究所 研究紀要   33 1-11   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
The Three Contemplations and the Development of Zhiyi's Theory of the Three Truths
RHODES Robert Franklin
特別号 311-356   May 2013   [Refereed]
A Translation of ‘Ōtani University's Founding Spirit’ by Sasaki Gesshō
RHODES Robert Franklin
30 1-31   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Ōjōden and Narrative: Nihon ōjō gokurakuki as Sacred Biography
RHODES Robert Franklin
90 1-24   Jun 2009   [Refereed]
Ōjōyōshū, Nihon Ōjō Gokurakuki and the Construction of Pure Land Discourse in Heian Japan
RHODES Robert Franklin
Japanese Journal of Religious Studies   34(2) 249-270   2007   [Refereed]
The Beginning of Pure Land Buddhism in Japan: From its Introduction through the Nara Period
RHODES Robert Franklin
Japanese Religions   31(1) 1-22   2006   [Refereed]
Senkan’s Pure Land Thought: Centered on the Structure of Bodhisattva Practice in the Jūgan hosshinki
RHODES Robert Franklin
79 1-19   2004   [Refereed]
Yōkan's Ōjō jūin: A Translation of the First Section
RHODES Robert Franklin
55 83-121   2002   [Refereed]
Seeking the Pure Land in Heian Japan: The Practices of the Monks of the Nijugo-zammai-e
Eastern Buddhist   33-1, 56-79    2001
Imagining Hell: Genshin's Vision of the Buddhist Hells as found in the Ojoyoshu
Eastern Buddhist   32-1, 22-55    2000
Bodhisattra Practice and Pure Land Practice: Senkan and the Construction of Pure Land Discourse in Heian Japan
Japanese Religions   24-1, 1-28    1999


ローズ ロバート F.
佛教学セミナー   0(94) 14-30   Dec 2011
Shin Buddhist Attitudes towards the Kami : From Shinran to Rennyo
The Eastern Buddhist   27(2) 53-80   1994
Genshin's Criticism in the Ichijo Yoketsu of Hosso Proofs for the Existence of Icchantikas
56,82-112    1992
The Kaihogyo Practice of Mt. Hiei
Japanese Journal of Religious Studies   14(2) 3   1987

Books etc

Rhodes Robert Franklin
University of Hawaiʻi Press   2017   ISBN:9780824872489
Cultivating Spirituality: A Modern Shin Buddhist Anthology
RHODES Robert F. and BLUM Mark L. (Part:Editor)
State University of New York Press   2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

“Why Does Shin Buddhism Reject the Worship of the Kami?”
RHODES Robert Franklin
16th Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions   17 Jun 2018   
Yōkan’s Interpretation of the Nenbutsu in the Ōjō juin [Invited]
RHODES Robert Franklin
Conference on “Pure Land in the Nara Schools, McGill University, Montreal, Canada   29 Sep 2017   
Hearing the Dharma: Finding Yourself in the Pure Land Narrative [Invited]
RHODES Robert Franklin
18th Conference of the International Association of Shin Buddhist Studies   30 Jun 2017   
Genshin's Understanding of Human Existence
RHODES Robert Franklin
Japanese Association of Buddhist Studies   6 Sep 2016   
Faith and Practice in Genshin's Ōjōyōshū [Invited]
RHODES Robert Franklin
International Symposium "Faith in Buddhism.” Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary   Oct 2013   

Research Grants & Projects

Japanese Buddhism