Publications by D. Max Moerman

Geographies of the Imagination: Buddhism and the Japanese World Map. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center. (under contract)

“Demonology and Eroticism: Islands of Women in the Japanese Buddhist Imagination.”Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 36, no. 2 (2009): 351–380.

“Dying Like the Buddha: Intervisuality and the Cultic Image.” Impressions 28 (2007–2008): 25–57.

“The Archeology of Anxiety: An Underground History of Heian Religion.” In Centers and Peripheries in Heian Japan. Mikael Adolphson and Edward Kamens, eds., 337–370. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press, 2007.

“Passage to Fudaraku: Suicide and Salvation in Premodern Japanese Buddhism.” In The Buddhist Dead: Practices, Discourses, Representations, ed. Jacqueline I. Stone, 340–374. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press, 2007.

Localizing Paradise: Kumano Pilgrimage and the Religious Landscape of Premodern Japan. Cambridge, MA: Harvard East Asian Center, 2005. (PDF of Table of Contents)

“The Ideology of Landscape and the Theater of State: Insei Pilgrimage to Kumano (1090–1220).” Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 23, no. 3–4 (1997): 347–374.