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1 Burnside Religion Eastern- Zen Buddhism

Zen at war

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Book News Annotation:

In a challenge to romanticized visions of Zen, a Western Zen priest exposes the seamy underside of Buddhism as a state religion in Japan between the Meiji Restoration and the end of World War II. Included are quotations by well-known exponents of Zen, including the young D.T. Suzuki, glorifying emperor-worship and imperial conquest.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-217) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780834804050
Author:
Victoria, Daizen
Publisher:
Weatherhill
Location:
New York :
Subject:
War
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Zen buddhism
Subject:
Buddhism and state
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Zen Buddhism.
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Zen Buddhism.
Subject:
World War, 19
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
194
Publication Date:
1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xii, 227 p., 8 p. of plat

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