15. A Personal Tribute
Interactions with Japanese Buddhism - Explorations and Viewpoints in Twentieth Century Kyōto - Michael Pye
Edward Conze † [+]
Eberhart Julius Dietrich Conze (1904-1979) was an Anglo-German scholar probably best known for his pioneering translations of Buddhist texts who lectured internationally and served as vice president of the Buddhist Society.
Here Edward Conze recounts how he, in the context of a difficult life experience, found emotional inspiration in the underlying themes of Mahayana Buddhism, rather than Zen in particular