Japanese Religion Products

  • Clans and Genealogy in Ancient Japan

    Legends of Ancestor Worship, 1st Edition

    By Masanobu Suzuki

    In recent years, there has been a noticeable and enthusiastic increase of interest in Buddhist temples and Shintō shrines in Japan. The legends of these temples and shrines are recorded in many historical manuscripts and these genealogies have such great significance that some of them have been…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • The Soul of the Far East

    1st Edition

    By Percival Lowell

    First published in 1908, this volume explored Japanese culture and society for British readers in the wake of the Anglo-Japanese treaty of 1902. Japan’s recent victory over the Russian Empire in the Russo-Japanese war in 1904-5 had represented the first victory of an Asian power over its Western…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Animism in Contemporary Japan

    Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shoko Yoneyama

    ‘Postmodern animism’ first emerged in grassroots Japan in the aftermath of mercury poisoning in Minamata and the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima. Fusing critiques of modernity with intangible cultural heritages, it represents a philosophy of the life-world, where nature is a manifestation of a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Clans and Religion in Ancient Japan

    The mythology of Mt. Miwa, 1st Edition

    By Masanobu Suzuki

    Clans and Religion in Ancient Japan presents the latest research on the origin of Japanese religion and the clans in charge of religious services in ancient Japan. This book is written from a new analytical perspective and it utilizes not only well-known historical manuscripts which previous…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Daoism in Japan

    Chinese traditions and their influence on Japanese religious culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey L. Richey

    Like an ancient river, Daoist traditions introduced from China once flowed powerfully through the Japanese religious landscape, forever altering its topography and ecology. Daoism’s presence in Japan still may be discerned in its abiding influence on astrology, divination, festivals, literature,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Taoism

  • Religion in Japanese Daily Life

    1st Edition

    By David C. Lewis

    Are Japanese people religious – and, if so, in what ways? David Lewis addresses this question from the perspective of ordinary Japanese people in the context of their life cycles, and explores why they engage in religious activities. He not only discusses how Japanese people engage in different…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Buddhist Modernities

    Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanna Havnevik, Ute Hüsken, Mark Teeuwen, Vladimir Tikhonov, Koen Wellens

    The transformations Buddhism has been undergoing in the modern age have inspired much research over the last decade. The main focus of attention has been the phenomenon known as Buddhist modernism, which is defined as a conscious attempt to adjust Buddhist teachings and practices in conformity with…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Harding, Iwata Fumiaki, Yoshinaga Shin’ichi

    Since the late nineteenth century, religious ideas and practices in Japan have become increasingly intertwined with those associated with mental health and healing. This relationship developed against the backdrop of a far broader, and deeply consequential meeting: between Japan’s long-standing,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Out of the East (Routledge Revivals)

    Reveries and Studies in New Japan, 1st Edition

    By Lafcadio Hearn

    This book, first published in 1903, is an account of Lafcadio Hearn’s insights and experiences of Japan. Hearn, known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo, was an international writer who was best known for his books about Japan and Japanese culture. This book will be of interest to students of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Empire of the East (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By H. B. Montgomery

    This book, first published in 1908, is a result of Helen Barrett Montgomery’s visits to Japan, and the way in which she experienced Japanese life and culture. This book thoroughly examines aspects such as religion, language, trade and education in Japan at the beginning of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ascetic Practices in Japanese Religion

    1st Edition

    By Tullio Federico Lobetti

    Ascetic practices are a common feature of religion in Japan, practiced by different religious traditions. This book looks at these ascetic practices in an inter-sectarian and inter-doctrinal fashion, in order to highlight the underlying themes common to all forms of asceticism. It does so by…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Japanese Religions and Globalization

    1st Edition

    By Ugo Dessì

    This book analyzes the variety of ways through which Japanese religions (Buddhism, Shintō, and new religious movements) contribute to the dynamics of accelerated globalization in recent decades. It looks at how Japanese religions provide material to cultural global flows, thus acting as carriers of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

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