Doctoral student in Theological and Religious Studies at Georgetown University studying interreligious relations and public theology in East Asia

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The Study of Buddhist Self-Immolation Beyond Religious Tradition and Political Context: The Necessity of “Protogetical” Analysis

This article reviews past scholarship on Buddhist self-immolation using Delores William’s three-fold methodology of interpretation, highlighting "protogesis" as an important method of cultural analysis beyond religious tradition and/or political context

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Published online: September 7, 2017