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Via Warp, Weft, and Way, there’s a conference coming up this Friday of interest to readers in the Boston area:

Some readers might be interested in a symposium cosponsored by the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School, and the Center for Humanities, Science and Religion, Ryukoku University:

Close Voices from Far Away: Japanese Buddhism and Continental Philosophy

Friday, November 30, 2012
Harvard University
Center for the Study of World Religions
42 Francis Avenue
Cambridge, MA


Naturalness in Zen and Shin Buddhism
Bret W. Davis, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University Maryland

Levinas in the Light of Shinran
Charles S. Hallisey, Yehan Numata Senior Lecturer on Buddhist Literatures, Harvard Divinity School

Freedom in Shinran and Heidegger
Dennis Hirota, Professor of Shin Buddhist Studies, Ryukoku University andvisiting scholar at CSWR

Open to the Public. All are welcome.