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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 28 citing Kurozumikyo and the New Religions of Japan.

Working Out in Japan: Shaping the Female Body in Tokyo Fitness Clubs

Laura Spielvogel - Health & Fitness - 2003 - 250 pages
DIVAn ethnography of fitness clubs, aerobics, body image, and diet for women in contemporary Japan./div
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The Journey of One Buddhist Nun: Even Against the Wind

Sid Brown - Religion - 2001 - 180 pages
Recounts the struggles of a young Thai woman to become a Buddhist nun and the challenges and rewards of that life.
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Ritual Practice in Modern Japan: Ordering Place, People, and Action

Satsuki Kawano - Social Science - 2005 - 152 pages
National surveys indicate that most Japanese, while professing no religious commitment, frequently perform rituals. Based on 14 months of fieldwork in Kamakura city near Tokyo ...
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Modern Passings: Death Rites, Politics, And Social Change in Imperial Japan

Andrew Bernstein - Family & Relationships - 2006 - 242 pages
"What to do with the dead? In Imperial Japan, as elsewhere in the modernizing world, answering this perennial question meant relying on age-old solutions. Funerals, burials ...
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Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, Volumes 117-118

Anthropology - 1993
Includes the society's Verhandlungen, Oct. 1870-1902; and its Nachrichten über deutsche Altertumsfunde, 1890-1904, pu. as a separate supplement to the journal.
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A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine

John K. Nelson - Religion - 1996 - 286 pages
What we today call Shinto has been at the heart of Japanese culture for almost as long as there has been a political entity distinguishing itself as Japan. A Year in the Life ...
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The Practice of Altruism: Caring and Religion in Global Perspective

Ruben L. F. Habito, Keishin Inaba - Philosophy - 2006 - 209 pages
The study of altruism and altruistic behavior has caught the attention of social scientists especially in recent years. What motivates individuals to cultivate attitudes and ...
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Bibliography of Japanese New Religions, with Annotations and an Introduction ...

Peter Bernard Clarke - Reference - 1999 - 276 pages
Containing some 1500 entries, this new bibliography will be widely welcomed for its comprehensive brief, and for the sub-section profiling principal NRMs convering history ...
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Enduring Identities: The Guise of Shinto in Contemporary Japan

John K. Nelson - History - 2000 - 324 pages
Annotation. Enduring Identities is an attempt to understand Shinto's continuing relevance to the cultural identity of contemporary Japanese. The enduring significance of this ...
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Fundamentalism and Gender

John Stratton Hawley - History - 1994 - 220 pages
The essays in this book examine the connection between fundamentalism and gender.
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