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Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki, Richard M. Jaffe, Jeff Wilson, and Tomoe Moriya

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780520269170

Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520269170.001.0001

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Letter to Paul Carus (1897)

Letter to Paul Carus (1897)

Chapter:
(p.29) 3 Letter to Paul Carus (1897)
Source:
Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume III
Author(s):
Jeff Wilson, Tomoe Moriya, Richard M. Jaffe
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520269170.003.0003

This chapter contains D. T. Suzuki's letter to Paul Carus, written on September 14, 1897. In his letter, Suzuki describes his frequent attendance at Christian churches while he was in Chicago and hopes that he will be able to be acquainted with Swedenborgian, Unitarian, Society of Friends and some other churches. He also mentions William Rainey Harper, president of the University of Chicago, telling Carus that he was not inclined to enroll there, as the curriculum seemed similar to that of Tokyo Imperial University, but he would perhaps audit some lectures. In addition, Suzuki says he has not yet finished translating Aśvaghosa's book Discourse on the Awakening of Faith in the Mahayana.

Keywords:   letter, D. T. Suzuki, Paul Carus, Christian churches, Chicago, William Rainey Harper, University of Chicago, Aśvaghosa

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