For a complete list of publications, please see the CV linked to my page on the UH Department of Religion website: http://www.hawaii.edu/religion/faculty/mohr/
- Mohr, Michel. Buddhism, Unitarianism, and the Meiji Competition for Universality. Harvard East Asian Monographs 351. Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press, 2014. (http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674066946)
- Mohr, Michel. Traité sur l’Inépuisable Lampe du Zen: Tōrei (1721–1792) et sa vision de l’éveil [Treatise on the Inexhaustible Lamp of Zen: Tōrei and his vision of awakening], 2 vols. Vol. XXVIII, Mélanges chinois et bouddhiques. Brussels (Bruxelles) 1997: Institut Belge des Hautes Études Chinoises. (http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=6719)
Edited Books and Special Issues of Academic Journals
- 2020–21. Guest Editor for a Special Issue of the open access journal Religions titled “Impurity Revisited: Contemplative Practices, Textual Sources, and Visual Representations in Asian Religions.” https://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions/special_issues/impurity
- 2018. Guest Editor for a Special Issue of the open access journal Religions titled “Engaging Violence: Case Studies from the Japanese Religious Traditions.” http://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions/special_issues/EVJP
- 2005. Edited a Special Issue of the journal The Eastern Buddhist titled “Buddhist and Non-Buddhist Trends towards Religious Unity in Meiji Japan.”
- 1998. Guest Editor for a Special Issue of the Japanese Journal of Religious Studies titled “Meiji Zen.”
- Mohr, Michel.“ The Japanese People’s Spirit (1912), Shaku Sōen.” In Buddhism and Modernity: Sources from Nineteenth-Century Japan, edited by Orion Klautau and Hans Martin Krämer, Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2021, pp. 253–265.
- Mohr, Michel. “Sengai’s Multifaceted Legacy,” In Zen Master Sengai: 1750–1837, edited by Katharina Epprecht. Zürich: Scheidegger and Spiess, 2014, pp. 16–24.
- Mohr, Michel. “The Use of Traps and Snares: Shaku Sōen Revisited.” In Zen Masters, edited by Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 183–216.
- Mohr, Michel. “Beyond Awareness: Tōrei Enji’s Understanding of Realization in the Treatise on the Inexhaustible Lamp of Zen, Chapter 6.” In Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings, edited by William Edelglass, and Jay L. Garfield. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009, pp. 159–170.
- Mohr, Michel. “Invocation of the Sage: The Ritual to Glorify the Emperor.” In Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Buddhist Theory in Practice, edited by Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 205–222.
- Mohr, Michel. “Imagining Indian Zen: Tōrei’s Commentary on the Ta-mo-to-lo ch’an ching and the Rediscovery of Early Meditation Techniques during the Tokugawa Era.” In Zen Classics: Formative Texts in the History of Zen Buddhism, edited by Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, pp. 215–246.
- Mohr, Michel. “Chan and Zen.” In The Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Second Edition, edited by Donald Borchert. Detroit: Macmillan Reference, Gale Group/Thomson, 2005, vol. 1, pp. 726–30.
- Mohr, Michel. “L’héritage contesté de Dokuan Genkô : Traditions et conflits dans le bouddhisme Zen du XVIIe siècle.” In Repenser l’ordre, repenser l’héritage: paysage intellectuel du Japon (XVIIe–XIXe siècles), edited by F. Girard, A. Horiuchi and M. Macé. Paris-Genève: Droz, 2002, pp. 209–63.
- Mohr, Michel. “Emerging from Non-Duality: Kōan Practice in the Rinzai Tradition since Hakuin.” In The Kōan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism, edited by Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 244–79.
- Mohr, Michel. “Hakuin.” In Buddhist Spirituality: Later China, Korea, Japan, and the Modern World, edited by Y. Takeuchi, J. W. Heisig, P. L. Swanson and J. S. O’Leary. World Spirituality: An Encyclopedic History of the Religious Quest, Vol. 9. New York: A Herder & Herder Book, The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1999, pp. 307–28.
Since 2012 the University of Hawai‘i has been implementing an Open Access Policy. As a result, most journal articles are available in PDF format from the UH repository called “ScholarSpace.” The collection of Michel Mohr’s articles can be found here: http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/25582
- Mohr, Michel. “Advanced Contemplation of the Impure: Reflections on a Capstone Event in the Meditation Sutra.” Religions 11, no. 8, Special Issue on Impurity Revisited: Contemplative Practices, Textual Sources, and Visual Representations in Asian Religions, July 2020. https://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/11/8/386
- Mohr, Michel. “The Missing Link between Meiji Universalism and Postwar Pacifism, and What It Means for the Future.” Religions Special Issue: Engaging Violence: Case Studies from the Japanese Religious Traditions, May 2018. https://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/9/5/151
- Mohr, Michel. “Immeasurable Devices: Their Treatment in the Damoduoluo chanjing and Further Distillation in Japanese Zen.” Dharma Drum Journal of Buddhist Studies 16: June 2015, 63–94. http://ir.ddbc.edu.tw:8080/bitstream/987654321/471/2/03-Michel%20Mohr.pdf
- Mohr, Michel. “Filial Piety with a Zen Twist: Universalism and Particularism Surrounding the Sutra on the Difficulty of Reciprocating the Kindness of Parents,” Journal of Religion in Japan 2 (1), May 2013, pp. 35–62. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/27405
- Mohr, Michel. “Plowing the Zen Field: Trends since 1989 and Emerging Perspectives,” Religion Compass, 6/2, 2012, pp. 113–124. Abstract
- Mohr, Michel. “Cutting through Desire: Dokuan Genkō’s Odes on the Nine Perceptions of Foulness,” The Eastern Buddhist, vol. 40 nos. 1 & 2, 2009, pp. 175–215 [published in April 2010].
- Mohr, Michel. “Murakami Senshō: In Search [of] the Fundamental Unity of Buddhism,” The Eastern Buddhist, vol. 37 nos. 1–2, 2005, pp. 77–105 [published in September 2006].
- Mohr, Michel. “Japanese Zen Schools and the Transition to Meiji: A Plurality of Responses in the Nineteenth Century,” Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, vol. 25 no. 1–2, Spring 1998 Special Issue on Meiji Zen, pp. 167–213. http://nirc.nanzan-u.ac.jp/nfile/2649
- Mohr, Michel. “Vers la redécouverte de Tōrei” [Towards the Rediscovery of Tōrei], Les Cahiers d’Extrême-Asie, no. 7, 1993–94, Special Issue on Chan and Zen Buddhism, pp. 319–52. http://www.persee.fr/docAsPDF/asie_0766-1177_1993_num_7_1_1070.pdf
- Mohr, Michel. “Zen Buddhism during the Tokugawa Period: The Challenge to Go beyond Sectarian Consciousness,” Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, vol. 21 no. 4, December 1994, pp. 341–72. http://nirc.nanzan-u.ac.jp/nfile/2548
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