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Popular Buddhism in Japan

Buddhist Religion & Culture

By Esben Andreasen

© 1998 – Routledge

214 pages

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Paperback: 9781873410776
pub: 1998-04-14
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With a foreword by Prof. Alfred Bloom. This completely new study of Japanese Shin Buddhism offers a valuable combination of historical development, carefully selected readings with commentaries and illustrations. Widely welcomed both for its scope as course work reader and as a general introduction to the subject.


'An easy-to-understand and informative book that examines the history, teachings and ceremonies within one of the Japanese Buddhist schools, namely the Jodo Shinshu (Pure Land) Movement.' - David Moreton, Pacific Affairs

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General