Volume 121 / Number 1 / January-March 2001

ISSN 0003-0279

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Articles

JAMES A. BELLAMY, Textual Criticism of the Koran (Presidential Address)     1
CHRISTOPHER MELCHERT, Bukhari and Early Hadith Criticism     7
LOUIS FENECH, Martyrdom and the Execution of Guru Arjan in Early Sikh Sources     20
WU YUHONG, Rabies and Rabid Dogs in Sumerian and Akkadian Literature     32
J. MICHAEL FARMER, What's in a Name? On the Appellative “Shu” in Early Medieval Chinese Historiography     44
STUART SARGENT, Huang T'ing-chien's “Incense of Awareness”: Poems of Exchange, Poems of Enlightenment     60

Review Articles

JOHN TABER, Much Ado About Nothing: Kumarila, Santaraksita, and Dharmakirti on the Cognition of Non-being     73

Brief Communications

ERIC P. HAMP, Diverse Indo-Iranian Etymological Notes     91
JORGE SILVA CASTILLO, Isdi mati, the Foundations of the Earth?     93
JOSEPH FLEISHMAN, Legal Sanctions Imposed on Parents in Old Babylonian Legal Sources     95

Reviews of Books     101

Brief Reviews of Books     163