Ancestors

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Walter de Gruyter, 1976 - Ancestor worship - 403 pages
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Contents

Good and Bad Ancestors
17
Who Are the Ancestors in Japan? A 1963 Census of Memorial
33
A Structural Analysis of Japanese Ancestral Rites and Beliefs
61
Optional Cult Group Affiliation Among the Puyuma and
91
A Note on Ancestor Worship in Cognatic Societies
105
le and Its Religious Faith
119
by Choshu Takeda
129
Ancestors and Nobility in Ancient Japan
163
A Comparison of Jews and Japanese
241
Characteristic Features of Ewe Ancestor Worship
263
Ancestorcide Are African Ancestors Dead?
283
The Complementarity
297
Prophylactic Medicine and Kin Units Among Yao Ancestor
309
A Further Discussion
329
Ancestors Proper and Peripheral
365
Domestic Worship in a LandPoor
373

Dozoku and Ancestor Worship in Japan
177
Ancestral Influence in a Japanese
205
Ancestral Influence on the Suffering of Descendents in a Japanese
219
Biographical Notes
387
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