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Japanese Religion

A Cultural Perspective, 1st Edition

By Robert Ellwood, Richard Pilgrim

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Description

This book provides an overview of religion in Japan, from ancient times to the present. It also emphasizes the cultural and attitudinal manifestations of religion in Japan, withough 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.

About the Authors

Robert S. Ellwood is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Southern California.

Richard Pilgrim is a Professor at Syracuse University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REL000000
RELIGION / General