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A survey of Japanese religion which emphasizes its interaction with the culture of Japan. The book provides an overview of religion in Japan, from ancient times to the present. It also emphasizes the attitudinal manifestations of religion in Japan, without neglecting dates and places.

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

I. A PANORAMA OF JAPANESE RELIGION.

Introduction.

Moments and Memories: An Imaginary Tour.

Japanese Religion in Historical Perspective.

Countercultures.

II. SPECIFIC PATTERNS IN THE RELIGION OF JAPAN.

Religion and the Arts.

Conceptual Worlds.

Ritual and the Practice of Religion.

Religion and Society.

Japan in Change and Continuity.

Appendix: Brief Summaries of Major Japanese Religious Traditions.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135092828
With:
Pilgrim, Richard B.
Author:
Pilgrim, Richard B.
Author:
Pilgrim, Richard
Author:
Ellwood, Robert S., Emeritus
Author:
Robert S. Ellwood Emeritus
Author:
Ellwood, Robert S.
Publisher:
Pearson
Location:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Sociology of Religion
Subject:
Japan Religion.
Subject:
Sociology of Religion x
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
World History-Japan
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
The Prentice-Hall series in world religions
Series Volume:
134
Publication Date:
December 1984
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.9 x 6 x 0.5 in 249 gr

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