Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions

The Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions has been prepared as an aid for students and scholars engaged in research on Japanese religions.

Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions

The Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions has been prepared as an aid for students and scholars engaged in research on Japanese religions. It is the first resource guide to encompass the entire field of Japanese religions and provide tools for navigating it.

Japanese Journal of Religious Studies

2006 Religion in early modern Japan . In Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions ,
ed . Paul L. Swanson and Clark Chilson , 184-201 . Honolulu : University of
Hawaiʻi Press . YAMAGUCHI Teruomi E 1999 Meiji Kokka to shūkyo Hjá IFET * .

Japanese Journal of Religious Studies


The Journal of Japanese Studies

His most recent research is on the religious culture of the early Heian period . ...
Using Archives in the Study of Japanese Religions , " in Swanson and Chilson ,
eds . , Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions ( Hawaiʻi , 2006 ) , and “ Buddhism
 ...

The Journal of Japanese Studies

A multidisciplinary forrum for communicating new information, new interpretations, and recent research results concerning Japan to the English-reading world.

Handbook of Contemporary Japanese Religions

Japanese Spirituality: Being Non-Religious in a Religious Culture. Lanham, MD:
University Press of America. Astley, Trevor. 2006. New Religions. In Nanzan
Guide to Japanese Religions, ed. Paul L. Swanson and Clark Chilson, 91–114.

Handbook of Contemporary Japanese Religions

Representing work by some of the leading scholars in the field, this volume presents important topics in the religious environment of contemporary Japan by surveying exciting trends, religious change and innovation, and the interactivity of religion with market and global forces.

World Religions and Norms of War

Robert Kisala , Prophets of Peace : Pacifism and Cultural Identity in Japan's New
Religions . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 1999 . 3. For a discussion of
this issue , see Robert Kisala , “ Japanese Religions ” , in Nanzan Guide to ...

World Religions and Norms of War

Over more than two millennia, the world's leading religious traditions have provided the guidance in questions of when war can be justified, and of what methods and targets are permissible in war. Linking deep historical analysis to contemporary issues, this volume provides insight to the understanding of the role and influence of religion in the state politics. The book examines the norms of war in Hinduism, in Theravada Buddhism, in Japanese religion, in Judaism, in Roman Catholic Christianity, in Eastern Orthodox Christianity, in Protestant Christianity, in Shia Islam and in Sunni Islam, and discusses norms of war in cross-religious perspective.--Publisher's description.

Kannon

Divine Compassion : Early Buddhist Art from Japan Katharina Epprecht, 奈良国立
博物館 ... 17-80 Swanson , Paul L. and Chilson , Clark , eds , Nanzan Guide to
Japanese Religions , Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press , 2006 Tanabe , Willa
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Kannon

"Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion, is probably Japan's most popular Buddhist deity. Images of Kannon - who hears the cries for help of all beings in distress - are the main focus of worship in many Japanese temples. The Museum Rietberg presents an exceptional selection of the most beautiful sculptures and paintings from the seventh to the fourteenth century, some of which have never been seen before outside Japan or which are rarely accessible even to the Japanese public." --Book Jacket.

Critical Terms for Religious Studies . Chicago : University of Chicago Press ,
1998. pp 94-115 . Shigematsu 1996 Shigematsu Akihisa . “ An Overview of
Japanese Pure Land . ” in James ... Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions .
Honolulu ...


Critical Terms for Religious Studies . Chicago : University of Chicago Press ,
1998. pp 94-115 . Shigematsu 1996 Shigematsu Akihisa . “ An Overview of
Japanese Pure Land . " in James ... Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions .
Honolulu ...


Southeast Review of Asian Studies

Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions , edited by Paul L . Swanson and Clark
Chilson . ... students and scholars engaged in research on Japanese religions . . .
a resource guide [ that ] ecompass [ es ] the entire field of Japanese religion and
 ...

Southeast Review of Asian Studies


The Virginia Review of Asian Studies

251 Paul L. Swanson and Clark Chilson , Eds . , Nanzan Guide to Japanese
Religions . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 2006. 466 p . Isbn : 0-8248-
3002-4 The expressed purpose of this invaluable work is to be an “ aid for
students and ...

The Virginia Review of Asian Studies


Monumenta Nipponica

Traditional Japanese Modern Passings Ogvi Sorai's Philosophical Masterworks
NANZAN GUIDE TO JAPANESE RELIGIONS Arts and Culture TRADITIONAL
JAPANESE ARTS AND CULTURE An Illustrated Sourcebook Edited by Stephen
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Monumenta Nipponica

Includes section "Reviews".

Choice

Hans Zell , 2006 . http : //www.african studiescompanion.com/ ; 833p index afp
ISBN 0954102924 , $ 296.00 Dec'06 , 44-1864 Nanzan guide to Japanese
religions , ed . by Paul L. Swanson and Clark Chilson . Hawai'i , 2006. 466p bibl
index ...

Choice


Encyclopedia of religion

"Gender Issues in Japanese Religions." In Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions,
edited by Clark Chilson, Robert Kisala, Okuyama Michiaki, and Paul L. Swanson.
Forthcoming (b). Review article that thematically discusses various gender ...

Encyclopedia of religion

Among Library Journal's picks of the most important reference works of the millennium - with the Encyclopedia Judaica and the New Catholic Encyclopedia - Mircea Eliade's Encyclopedia of Religion won the American Library Associations' Dartmouth Medal in 1988 and is widely regarded as the standard reference work in the field. This second edition, which is intended to reflect both changes in academia and in the world since 1987, includes almost all of the 2,750 original entries - many heavily updated - as well as approximately 600 entirely new articles. Preserving the best of Eliade's cross-cultural approach, while emphasizing religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture, this new edition is the definitive work in the field for the 21st century. An international team of scholars and contributors have reviewed, revised and added to every word of the classic work, making it relevant to the questions and interests of all researchers. The result is an essential purchase for libraries of all kinds.

Secrecy s Power

NANZAN LIBRARY OF ASIAN RELIGION AND CULTURE |憲 EDITORIAL
ADVISORY BOARD James W. Heisig Kim ... eds . , Nanzan Guide to Japanese
Religions ( 2006 ) Ruth Fuller Sasaki , trans , and commentator , and Thomas
Yūhū ...

Secrecy s Power

Shin has long been one of the most popular forms of Buddhism in Japan. As a devotional tradition that emphasizes gratitude and trust in Amida Buddha, it is thought to have little to do with secrecy. Yet for centuries, Shin Buddhists met on secluded mountains, in homes, and in the backrooms of stores to teach their hidden doctrines and hold clandestine rites. Among their adherents was D. T. Suzuki's mother, who took her son to covert Shin meetings when he was a boy. Even among Shin experts, covert followers were relatively unknown; historians who studied them claimed they had disappeared more than a century ago. A serendipitous encounter, however, led to author Clark Chilson's introduction to the leader of a covert Shin Buddhist group--one of several that to this day conceal the very existence of their beliefs and practices. In Secrecy's Power Chilson explains how and why they have remained hidden. Drawing on historical and ethnographic sources, as well as fieldwork among covert Shin Buddhists in central Japan, Secrecy's Power introduces the histories, doctrines, and practices of different covert Shin Buddhists. It shows how, despite assumptions to the contrary, secrecy has been a significant part of Shin's history since the thirteenth century, when Shinran disowned his eldest son for claiming secret knowledge. The work also demonstrates how secrecy in Shin has long been both a source of conflict and a response to it. Some covert Shin Buddhists were persecuted because of their secrecy, while others used it to protect themselves from persecution under rulers hostile to Shin. Secrecy's Power is a groundbreaking work that makes an important contribution to our knowledge on secrecy and Shin Buddhism. Organized around the various consequences concealment has had for covert Shin Buddhists, it provides new insights into the power of secrecy to produce multiple effects--even polar opposite ones. It also sheds light on ignored corners of Shin Buddhism to reveal a much richer, more diverse, and more contested tradition than commonly is understood.

Prophet Motive

New Religions . ” In Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions . Ed . Paul L. Swanson
and Clark Chilson . Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press , 2006 . Aston ,
William George , trans . Nihongi : Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to
A.D. ...

Prophet Motive

In telling the story of the flamboyant and gifted spiritualist Deguchi Onisabur (1871-1948) and Oomoto, his Shintoist new religion, Nancy Stalker not only gives us the first full account in English of the rise of a heterodox movement in imperial Japan, but also provides new perspectives on the importance of "charismatic entrepreneurship" in the success of new religions around the world.

The Record of Linji

NANZAN LIBRARY OF ASIAN RELIGION AND CULTURE |書 EDITORIAL
ADVISORY BOARD James W. Heisig Okuyama ... eds . , Nanzan Guide to
Japanese Religions ( 2006 ) Ruth Fuller Sasaki , trans . and commentator , and
Thomas Yūho ...

The Record of Linji

The Linji lu (Record of Linji) has been an essential text of Chinese and Japanese Zen Buddhism for nearly a thousand years. A compilation of sermons, statements, and acts attributed to the great Chinese Zen master Linji Yixuan (d. 866), it serves as both an authoritative statement of Zen's basic stand-point and a central source of material for Zen koan practice. One of the earliest attempts to translate this important work into English was by Sasaki Shigetsu (1882-1945), a pioneer Zen master in the U.S. and the founder of the First Zen Institute of America. At the time of his death, he entrusted the project to his wife, Ruth Fuller Sasaki. Determined to produce a definitive translation, Mrs. Sasaki assembled a team of talented young scholars, both Japanese and Western, who in the following years retranslated the text in accordance with modern research on Tang-dynasty colloquial Chinese. The materials assembled by Mrs. Sasaki and her team are finally available in the present edition of the Record of Linji. The notes, nearly six hundred in all, are almost entirely based on primary sources and thus retain their value despite the nearly forty years since their preparation.

Awakenings

Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions . Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press ,
2005 . Tanabe , George J. , Jr. , ed . Religions of Japan in Practice . Princeton :
Princeton University Press , 1999 . Tweed , Thomas A. The American Encounter ...

Awakenings

Transmitted from China to Japan in the 13th century, Zen Buddhism not only introduced religious practices but also literature, calligraphy, philosophy, and ink painting to Japanese disciples. This elegant book discusses these fields as they combined to encompass the evocative practice of figure painting within Zen Buddhism in medieval Japan. Focusing on forty-seven exceptional Japanese and Chinese paintings from the 12th to the 16th centuries––which together illustrate the story of the “awakening” of Zen art––the book features essays by distinguished scholars that discuss the life and art within Zen monastic and lay communities. The authors explore the ideology underlying the development of Zen’s own pantheon of characters created to imagine the Buddha’s wisdom and offer fresh insights into the role of the visual arts within Zen practice as it developed in Japan in close dialogue with the Asian continent.

Japanese Studies Around the World

Critical Terms for Religious Studies . Chicago : University of Chicago Press ,
1998. pp 94-115 . Shigematsu 1996 Shigematsu Akihisa . “ An Overview of
Japanese Pure Land . ” in James ... Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions .
Honolulu ...

Japanese Studies Around the World


Anthropos

Nanzan 293 pp . ISBN 978-1-84545-127-1 . Guide to Japanese Religions .
Honolulu : University Ubelaker , Douglas H. ( ed . ) : Handbook of North Ameriof
Hawai'i Press , 2006. 466 pp . ISBN 978-0-8248 can Indians ; vol . 3 :
Environment ...

Anthropos