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Edited Book or Journal Volume

Dolce, Lucia, ed. (2018) Nichiren to Hokekyô, Japanese Translation of Esoteric Patterns in Nichiren’s Interpretation of the Lotus Sutra. Sekido Gyôkai and Miwa Zenshô transl. Tokyo: Sankibô shoten. (Forthcoming)

Dolce, Lucia and Mitsuhashi, Tadashi, eds. (2013) Shinbutsu shûgô saikô 「神仏習合」を再考 [Rethinking Syncretism in Japanese Religion]. Tokyo: Bensei shuppansha.

Dolce, Lucia, ed. (2012) Japanese Religions, 4 vols. London: Sage. (Sage Benchmarks in Religious Studies)

Dolce, Lucia and Ikuyo, Matsumoto, eds. (2010) Girei no chikara –chûsei shûkyô no jissen sekai 儀礼の力—中世宗教の実践世界 [The Power of Ritual: The World of Religious Practice in Medieval Japan]. Kyoto: Hôzôkan.

Dolce, Lucia, Raz, Gil and Triplett, Katja, eds. (2010) Grammars and Morphologies of Ritual Practices in Asia. Section II: Ritual Discourse, Ritual Performance in China and Japan. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. (Ritual dynamics and the science of ritual, 1)

Dolce, Lucia, ed. (2006) The Worship of Stars in Japanese Religious Practice. Special issue of Culture and Cosmos: a journal of the history of astrology and cultural astronomy. v.10(1/2). Bristol: Sophia Centre Press. (Culture and Cosmos, vol. 10, no.1/2)

Book Chapters

Dolce, Lucia (2023) 'The Buddhist World of Hokusai: Lotus Practices and the Religious Frenzy of Urban Edo.' In: Clark, Timothy, (ed.), Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society, Legacy. London: The British Museum, pp. 89-102. (Research Publication 231)

Dolce, Lucia, D'Ortia, Linda Zampol and Pinto, Ana Fernandes (2022) 'Saints, Sects, and (Holy) Sites: The Jesuit Mapping of Japanese Buddhism (Sixteenth Century).' In: Curvelo, Alexandra and Cattaneo, Angelo, (eds.), Interactions Between Rivals: The Christian Mission and Buddhist Sects in Japan (c.1549-c.1647). Berlin: Peter Lang, pp. 67-107. (Passagem, Volume 17)

Dolce, Lucia (2022) 'The Abhiṣeka of the Yogin: Bodily Practices and the Interiorization of Ritual in Medieval Japan.' In: Rambelli, Fabio and Porath, Or, (eds.), Rituals of Initiation and Consecration in Premodern Japan: Power and Legitimacy in Kingship, Religion, and the Arts. Berlin: De Gruyter, pp. 275-320. (Religion and Society, vol. 87)

Dolce, Lucia (2021) '“And the zasu Changed his Shoes”: The Resurgence of Combinatory Rituals in Contemporary Japan.' In: Bulian, Giovanni and Rivadossi, Silvia, (eds.), Itineraries of an Anthropologist. Venezia: Edizioni Ca’ Foscari, pp. 151-180.

Dolce, Lucia (2016) 'The Embryonic Generation of the Perfect Body: Ritual Embryology from Japanese Tantric Sources.' In: Andreeva, Anna and Steavu, Dominic, (eds.), Transforming the Void: Embryological Discourse and Reproductive Imagery in East Asian Religions. Leiden; New York: Brill, pp. 253-310. (Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series)

Dolce, Lucia (2015) 'Possession and Exorcism in Japanese Religions.' In: Laycock, Joseph P., (ed.), Spirit Possession around the World: Possession, Communion, and Demon Expulsion across Cultures. Santa Barbara; CA: ABC-CLIO, pp. 178-185.

Dolce, Lucia (2015) 'The Practice of Religion in Japan: An Exploration of the State of the Field.' In: Babb, James, (ed.), Handbook of Modern Japanese Studies. London: Sage, pp. 33-63.

Dolce, Lucia (2014) '“Hokekyô to mikkyô,” [The Lotus Sutra and Tantric Buddhism].' In: Hôshô, Komatsu and Jûdô, Hanano, (eds.), Hokekyô to Nichiren. Tokyo: Shunjûsha,, pp. 268-293. (Shirīzu Nichiren = Series Nichiren ; v 1)

Dolce, Lucia (2013) 'Daiei hakubutsukan zô no “Sanshû no jingi” zu: shinbutsu shûgô bijutsu to 19seiki Igirisu ni okeru Nihonteki shinkuretisumu rikai 大英博物館蔵の「三種の神器」図 − 神仏習合美術と19世紀イギリスにおける日本的シンクレティズム理解 [The British Museum “Three Regalia Scrolls:” Shinbutsu Art and the Nineteenth-Century Representation of Japanese “Syncretism”].' In: Dolce, Lucia and Mitsuhashi, Tadashi, (eds.), Shinbutsu shûgô saikô「神仏習合」を再考 [Rethinking Syncretism in Japanese Religion]. Tokyo: Bensei shuppan, pp. 338-382.

Dolce, Lucia (2013) 'Reconsidering the Origins of Nichiren's "Great Mandala of the Lotus Sutra".' In: Hokekyô gakkai jitsugyô iinkai, (ed.), The Universal and International Nature of the Lotus Sutra. Tokyo: Sankibô shoten, pp. 187-209.

Dolce, Lucia and Mitsuhashi, Tadashi (2013) '"Shinbutsu shûgô” o saikô suru tameni「神仏習合」を再考するために [Revisiting the Concept of kami-buddha Combination: Issues and Perspectives].' In: Dolce, Lucia and Mitsuhashi, Tadashi, (eds.), Shinbutsu shûgô saikô [Rethinking Syncretism in Japanese Religion]. Tokyo: Bensei shuppan, pp. 5-26.

Dolce, Lucia and Mano, Shinya (2011) 'Godai’in Annen.' In: Orzech, Charles, (ed.), Esoteric Buddhism And The Tantras in East Asia. Leiden: Brill, pp. 768-775.

Dolce, Lucia (2011) 'Taimitsu Rituals in Medieval Japan: Sectarian Competition and the Dynamics of Tantric Performance.' In: Keul, Istvan, (ed.), Transformations and Transfer of Tantra in Asia and Beyond. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter Publishers, pp. 329-364. (Religion and society, 1437-5370, v. 52)

Dolce, Lucia (2011) 'Taimitsu: The Esoteric Buddhism of the Tendai School.' In: Orzech, Charles, (ed.), Esoteric Buddhism and the Tantras in East Asia. Leiden: Brill, pp. 744-767.

Lomi, Benedetta (2010) 'Iconography of Ritual: Images, Texts and Beliefs in the Batō Kannon Fire Ritual.' In: Michaels, Axel, Mishra, Anand, Dolce, Lucia, Raz, Gil and Triplett, Katja, (eds.), Grammars and Morphologies of Ritual Practices in Asia, vol. 1 of Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Rituals. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, pp. 525-545.

Dolce, Lucia (2010) 'Nigenteki genri no girei: Fudô Aizen to chikara no hizô [Ritualizing Duality: Fudô, Aizen and the Secret Iconography of Empowerment].' In: Dolce, Lucia and Matsumoto, Ikuyo, (eds.), Girei no chikara. Kyoto: Hôzôkan, pp. 159-206.

Dolce, Lucia and Matsumoto, Ikuyo (2010) 'Nihon shûkyô kenkyû ni okeru gireigaku no ronten” [Ritual Theories and the Study of Japanese Religious Practices].' In: Dolce, Lucia and Matsumoto, Ikuyo, (eds.), 儀礼の力 : 中世宗教の実践世界 / Girei no chikara : Chusei shukyo no jissen sekai. Kyoto: Hôzôkan, pp. 3-28.

Dolce, Lucia (2010) 'The Practice of Religion in Japan: An Exploration of the State of the Field.' In: Dolce, Lucia, (ed.), Japanese Religions, vol. 1. London: Sage, xix-lvii. (SAGE Benchmarks in Religious Studies)

Dolce, Lucia (2010) 'The contested space of Buddhist public rituals: the shûnie of Tōdaiji.' In: Michaels, Axel, Mishra, Anand, Dolce, Lucia, Raz, Gil and Triplett, Katja, (eds.), Grammars and Morphologies of Ritual Practices in Asia. Wiesbaden: Harrasowitz Verlag, pp. 433-458.

Dolce, Lucia (2008) 'Girei ni yori seisei sareru kanzen naru shintai –chûsei mikkyô no ‘hiseitôteki zuzô’ to shuhô o megutte [儀礼により生成される完全なる身体 –-中世密教の「非正統的」図像と修法をめぐって.' In: Yasurô, Abe, (ed.), Nihon ni okeru shûkyô tekisuto no shoisô to tôjihô. Nagoya: Nagoya daigaku bungakubu gurobaru COE puroguramu, pp. 58-71.

Dolce, Lucia (2007) 'Mapping the “Divine Country:” Sacred Geography and International Concerns in Mediaeval Japan.' In: Breuker, Remco E., (ed.), Korea in the middle : Korean studies and area studies : essays in honour of Boudewijn Walraven. Leiden: CNWS Publications, pp. 288-312.

Dolce, Lucia (2006) 'Icons, Scriptures, and Their Ritual Use: Reflexions on the Nineteenth-Century European Understandings of Japanese Buddhism.' In: Murakami-Giroux, Sakae, (ed.), La Rencontre du Japon et de l'Europe. Images d'une découverte. Actes du troisième colloque d'études japonaises de l'université Marc Bloch. Aurillac: Publications Orientalistes de France, pp. 57-78.

Dolce, Lucia (2006) 'Reconsidering the Taxonomy of the Esoteric. Hermeneutical and Ritual Practices of the Lotus Sutra.' In: Scheid, B. and Teeuwen, M., (eds.), The Culture of Secrecy in Japanese Religion. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 130-171.

Dolce, Lucia (2004) 'Nichiren (1222-1282) Leader of Japanese Buddhism.' In: Goethals, George R., Sorensen, Georgia and Burns, James MacGregor, (eds.), Encyclopedia of Leadership, volume 3. London: Sage, pp. 1087-1091.

Dolce, Lucia (2003) 'Hokke Shinto. Kami in the Nichiren Tradition.' In: Teeuwen, M. and Rambelli, Fabio, (eds.), Buddhas and Kami in Japan. Honji Suijaku as a Combinatory Paradigm. London: Curzon Routledge, pp. 222-54.

Dolce, Lucia (2003) 'Nel nome del 'vero' dharma: ortodossia, strategie di legittimazione e conflitti religiosi nel buddismo giapponese.' In: Raveri, Massimo, (ed.), Verso l'altro : le religioni dal conflitto al dialogo. Venezia: Marsilio, pp. 241-262.

Dolce, Lucia (2003) 'On the Use of Prophecy in Mediaeval Japan. Nichiren, the Future of Buddhism and the Country of Japan.' In: Hoyo, Watanabe, (ed.), Hokke bukkyo bunkashi ronso. [Essays on the cultural history of Lotus Buddhism] = 法華仏教文化史論叢 : 渡邊寳陽先生古稀記念論文集. Kyoto: Heirakuji shoten, pp. 59-90.

Dolce, Lucia (2002) 'Between Duration and Eternity: Hermeneutics of the "Ancient Buddha" of the Lotus Sutra in Chih-I and the Nichiren.' In: Reeves, G, (ed.), A Buddhist Kaleidoscope: Essays on the Lotus Sutra. Tōkyō: Kosei Publishing Co, pp. 223-239.

Dolce, Lucia (1998) 'Buddhist Hermeneutics in Medieval Japan: Canonical Texts, Scholastic Tradition and Sectarian Polemics.' In: van der Kooij, A., (ed.), Canonization and Decanonization. Leiden: Brill, pp. 229-244. (Numen Book Series, Volume: 82)

Journal Article

Dolce, Lucia (2023) 'A Sutra as a Notebook? Printing and Repurposing Scriptures in Medieval Japan.' Ars Orientalis, 52. pp. 40-74.

Dolce, Lucia (2022) 'A (Presumably Chinese) tantric scripture and its Japanese exegesis: the Yuqi Jing 瑜祇經 and the practices of the Yogin.' Studies in Chinese Religions, 8 (1). pp. 1-32.

Dolce, Lucia (2009) 'Duality and the kami: Reconfiguring Buddhist notions and ritual patterns.' Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, 16. pp. 119-150.

Dolce, Lucia (2007) 'Taimitsu ni okeru hokekyô kaishaku to girei: hokkehô to hokke mandala ni tsuite [台密における法華経解釈と儀礼—法華法と法華曼陀羅につして].' Tendai gakuhô = Journal of Tendai Buddhist Studies, 48. pp. 13-32.

Dolce, Lucia (2006) 'The State of the Field: A Basic Bibliography on Astrological Cultic Practices in Japan.' Culture and Cosmos: a journal of the history of astrology and cultural astronomy, 10 (1/2). pp. 45-48.

Dolce, Lucia (2006) 'The worship of celestial bodies in Japan: politics, rituals and icons.' Culture and Cosmos: a journal of the history of astrology and cultural astronomy, 10 (1-2). pp. 3-43.

Dolce, Lucia (1999) 'Criticism and Appropriation: Ambiguities in Nichiren's Attitude Towards Esoteric Buddhism.' Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, 26 (3/4). pp. 349-382.

Dolce, Lucia and Smits, Ivo (1999) 'Hora est. 'Het einde der wet' en historisch besef in middeleeuws Japan.' Leidschrift : historisch tijdschrift, 14 (2). pp. 87-107.

Dolce, Lucia (1996) 'Esoteric patterns in Nichiren's thought.' Studies in Central and East Asian Religions, 9. pp. 89-95.

Dolce, Lucia (1992) 'Awareness of Mappô. Soteriological Interpretations of Time in Nichiren.' Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan (fourth series), 7. pp. 81-106.

Book Reviews

Dolce, Lucia (2009) 'Review of Patricia J. Graham, 'Faith and Power in Japanese Buddhist Art 1600-2005'.' Nihon bukkyô sôgô kenkyû [Interdisciplinary studies of Japanese Buddhism], 8 . pp. 129-138.

Other

Dolce, Lucia (2015) 'Performance, Asceticism and the Power of Ritual: The Repentance Liturgy of Tōdaiji.' Dharma World Magazine [Online] .

Dolce, Lucia (2006) 'You May Detest This World, But You Cannot Escape It: Engaged Lotus Buddhism in Medieval Japan.' Dharma World.

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