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1st Edition

Japanese New Religions in the West

ISBN 9781138973671
Published December 18, 2015 by Routledge
180 Pages

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Book Description

An excellent and very timely update on an area seeing many recent developments.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Japanese 'New' and 'New, New' Religions: An Introduction, Peter B. Clarke, Jeffrey Somers; Chapter 2 A Buddhologist's Impression of Japanese Buddhism, Richard Gombrich; Chapter 3 The Goddess Emerges from her Cave: Fujita Himiko and her Dragon Palace Family, Carmen Blacker; Chapter 4 New Japanese Religions in the United States, J. Gordon Melton, Constance A. Jones; Chapter 5 Japanese New Religious Movements in Britain, Jeffrey Somers; Chapter 6 National and International Identity in a Japanese Religion, Michael Pye; Chapter 7 Jesus in Japan: Christian Syncretism in Mahikari, Catherine Cornille; Chapter 8 Japanese Monotheism and New Religions, J.H. Kamstra; Chapter 9 Of Priests, Protests and Protestant Buddhists: the Case of Soka Gakkai International, Brian Booking; Chapter 10 S?t? Zen Buddhism in Britain, Reverend Daishin Morgan; Chapter 11 Japanese 'Old', 'New' and 'New, New' Religious Movements in Brazil, Peter B. Clarke;

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Peter B. Clarke, Jeffrey Somers