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Religion in Contemporary Japan

Ian Reader - History - 1991 - 277 pages
What role does religion play in contemporary Japanese society and in the lives of Japanese people today? This text examines the major areas in which the Japanese participate in ...
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A New History of Shinto

John Breen, Mark Teeuwen - Religion - 2010 - 264 pages
This book is about the history of Shinto, including the Meiji Revolution of 1868, and provides the history of the shrine : Hie, one of the most important in all Japan and the ...
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Essentials of Shinto: An Analytical Guide to Principal Teachings

Stuart D. B. Picken - Religion - 1994 - 400 pages
Serves as a guide to the principal teachings of Shinto.
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A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

Brian Bocking - History - 1997 - 251 pages
This dictionary is a comprehensive glossary and reference work with more than a thousand entries on Shinto, ranging from brief definitions of Japanese terms to short essays ...
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Thomas P. Kasulis - BODY, MIND & SPIRIT - 2004 - 209 pages
Scholarly studies on Shinto usually focus only on one of its dimensions: Shinto as a 'nature religion', an 'imperial state religion', a 'primal religion', or a 'folk amalgam of ...
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Handbook of Japanese Mythology

Michael Ashkenazi - Religion - 2003 - 375 pages
An introductory guide to the mythology of Japan—one of the most pervasive yet least understood facets of Japanese culture.
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Sacred High City, Sacred Low City: A Tale of Religious Sites in Two Tokyo ...

Steven Heine - Religion - 2011 - 240 pages
In Sacred High City, Sacred Low City, Steven Heine argues that lived religion in Japan functions as an integral part of daily life; any apparent lack of interest masks a ...
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Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim that God Speaks

Nicholas Wolterstorff - Religion - 1995 - 326 pages
The canonical texts and traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam claim that God speaks, but philosophers usually mistakenly treat such speech as revelation. Wolterstorff ...
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The Beginning and the End of 'Religion'

Nicholas Lash - Religion - 1996 - 284 pages
What is the subject of theology? These fourteen essays argue against the view that "religion" is the name of one particular territory that we may consider or ignore if we feel ...
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