Popular Buddhism in Japan : Buddhist Religion & Culture book cover
1st Edition

Popular Buddhism in Japan
Buddhist Religion & Culture

ISBN 9781873410776
Published April 14, 1998 by Routledge
214 Pages

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Book Description

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