作者介紹 Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki (1870-1966) was a Japanese-born scholar and translator who over the course of the twentieth century came to be regarded as one of the leading authorities on Zen and Buddhism generally. He was the author of more than a hundred works on the subject in both Japanese and English and was instrumental in bringing Buddhist teachings to the attention of the Western world. His many books in English include An Introduction to Zen Buddhism, Essays in Zen Buddhism, Zen and Japanese Culture, Mysticism: Christian and Buddhist, and Shin Buddhism. Jeff Wilson is Associate Professor of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies at Renison University College, University of Waterloo, and the author of Mindful America: The Mutual Transformation of Buddhist Meditation and American Culture. Tomoe Moriya is Professor of International Communication at Hannan University in Japan and a coeditor of Issei Buddhism in the Americas. Richard M. Jaffe is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Duke University and the author of Neither Monk nor Layman: Clerical Marriage in Modern Japanese Buddhism.