Suggested readings for further study:
The Foundations of Buddhism, by Rupert Gethin
The Story of Buddhism: A Concise Guide to Its History & Teachings, by Donald S. Lopez Jr.
The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, by Robert E. Buswell et al.
The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Buddhism, by Donald S. Lopez Jr., ed.
In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon, by Bhikkhu Bodhi
Access to Insight: Free online authoritative translations and introductions to the Pali Canon of the Theravada Buddhist tradition
Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai – America: Free online, authoritative, translations of many major East Asian Mahayana Buddhist texts, including many texts essential for the study of Tendai Buddhism
Emptiness and Omnipresence: An Essential Introduction to Tiantai Buddhism, by Brook A. Ziporyn
Foundations of Tʻien-Tʻai Philosophy: The Flowering of the Two Truths Theory in Chinese Buddhism, by Paul L. Swanson
Clear Serenity, Quiet Insight: T’ien-t’ai Chih-i’s Mo-ho chih-kuan, 3-volume set, by Paul L. Swanson
Saicho: The Establishment of the Japanese Tendai School, by Paul Groner
Genshin’s Ojōyōshū and the Construction of Pure Land Discourse in Heian Japan, by Robert F. Rhodes
Original Enlightenment and the Transformation of Medieval Japanese Buddhism, by Jacqueline I. Stone
Buddhism in America: Global Religion, Local Contexts, by Scott A. Mitchell