A Bull of a Man: Images of Masculinity, Sex, and the Body in Indian Buddhism, by John Powers.

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  • Alice Collett York St John Unversity

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.v27i1.115

Keywords:

Early Indian Buddhism, the Buddha, masculinity

Abstract

A Bull of a Man: Images of Masculinity, Sex, and the Body in Indian Buddhism, by John Powers. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009. 334pp., 10 halftones, Hb $45.00, ISBN-13: 9780674033290.

Author Biography

Alice Collett, York St John Unversity

Dr. Alice Collett is a Lecturer in Asian Religions in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Her research areas include: Buddhism and gender, Buddhist texts in Sanskrit and Pali, study of the Sanskrit language, orientalism and colonial encounters with Asian religions, early Indian Buddhism. Dr. Collett teaches a programme of Asian religions at York St John University at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Courses taught by Dr. Collett include ‘Introduction to Asian Religions’, ‘Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia’, ‘Texts and Practice in Hindu traditions’, ‘Religions of east Asia’, ‘Women in Asian religions’, ‘Religion and Social Change in Asia’.

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Published

2010-09-07

How to Cite

Collett, A. (2010). A Bull of a Man: Images of Masculinity, Sex, and the Body in Indian Buddhism, by John Powers. Buddhist Studies Review, 27(1), 115–117. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.v27i1.115

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