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Japanese Religion : A Cultural Perspective

Japanese Religion : A Cultural Perspective - 85 edition

Japanese Religion : A Cultural Perspective - 85 edition

ISBN13: 9780135092828

ISBN10: 0135092825

Japanese Religion : A Cultural Perspective by Robert S. Jr. Ellwood - ISBN 9780135092828
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 85
Copyright: 1985
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 1985
International: No
Japanese Religion : A Cultural Perspective by Robert S. Jr. Ellwood - ISBN 9780135092828

ISBN13: 9780135092828

ISBN10: 0135092825

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 85

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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.

Gives the reader an understanding of what has been called the Japanese "genius".

Covers Japan's cultural influence on the world in everything from design and architecture to technology and the art of labor management.

Features the evolution and present practice of Shinto, Confucianism, Taosim, Buddhism, and more.

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Table of Contents



Moments and Memories: An Imaginary Tour.
Japanese Religion in Historical Perspective.


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.

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