Absolute Delusion, Perfect Buddhahood: The Rise And Fall of a Chinese Heresy
First published 2001. 333 pages. An examination of the teachings of the charismatic religious leader Hsin-hsing (540-590) and the popular and influential new religious community that formed around him (the San-chieh or Three Levels Movement), and the persistent official proscription the movement encountered. Hardcover, a new book but with no jacket, light fading to cover. 9 by 6 inches.