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Religions of Japan in Practice

by George J., Jr. Tanabe

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oriental religions,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Asian And Oriental Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Japan,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Confucianism,
  • Eastern - General,
  • Asian and Asian American Studies,
  • Religion / Shintoism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages550
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7757414M
    ISBN 100691057885
    ISBN 109780691057880

      Shinto ("the way of the gods") is the indigenous faith of the Japanese people and as old as Japan itself. It remains Japan's major religion alongside Buddhism. Japanese profess to practice Shintoism, 47% practice Buddhism, with a combined membership of both religions as approximately ,,, which is about 54 percent more than the total population of Japan.

    "This volume brings together the introductions to the first five volumes of this acclaimed series: Religions of India in Practice (), Buddhism in Practice (), Religions of China in Practice (), Religions of Tibet in Practice (), and Religions of Japan in Practice ().   The majority of Japanese adhere to Shintoism, a traditional Japanese religion focusing on rituals and worship at shrines. In , around 70 percent of the total population of .

    Shinto, also known as kami-no-michi, is a religion originating from Japan. Classified as an East Asian religion by scholars of religion, its practitioners often regard it as Japan's indigenous religion and as a nature religion. Scholars sometimes call its practitioners Shintoists, although adherents rarely use that term themselves. religion-for example, rituals and institutions such as shrines; it also plays an important role in Japan's ancient mythology and provides a basis for ancestor and emperor worship. In short, Shinto is viewed as the indigenous religion of Japan, continuing in an unbroken line .


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In the tradition of the Princeton Readings in Religions series, the collection presents documents (legends and miracle tales, hagiographies, ritual prayers and ceremonies, sermons, reform treatises, doctrinal tracts, historical and ethnographic writings), most of which have been translated for the first time here, that serve to illuminate the mosaic of Japanese religions in practice/5(4).

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It is an indispensable sourcebook for scholars, students, and general readers seeking engagement with the fertile “ordered disorder” of religious practice in Japan. Religions of Japan in Practice is a compendium of relationships between great minds and ordinary people, abstruse theories and mundane acts, natural and supernatural powers, altruism and self-interest, disappointment and hope, quiescence and war/5.

Religions of Japan in Practice is a compendium of relationships between great minds and ordinary people, abstruse theories and mundane acts, natural and supernatural powers, altruism and self-interest, disappointment and hope, quiescence and war. Religions of Japan in Practice is a compendium of relationships between great minds and ordinary people, abstruse theories and mundane acts, natural and supernatural powers, altruism and self-interest, disappointment and hope, quiescence and war.

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Ancient History. Religions of japan in practice (book, ) This anthology reflects a range of Japanese religions in their complex, sometimes conflicting, diversity. In the tradition of the Princeton Readings in Religions [PDF] Four Songs: No. For Poulenc - Piano - Sheet Religions of japan in practice - george j tanabe H ftad, 25 rows  Introducing Japanese religion / by: Ellwood, Robert S., Published: () Handbook.

Religions of Asia in Practice: An Anthology brings together into a single volume the most important and fascinating selections from the volumes on Buddhism, India, China, Tibet, and Japan to give an overview of how religions have been lived by both ordinary and.

Buddhism and Shintoism are the two major religions in ing to the annual statistical research on religion in by the Agency for Culture Affairs, Government of Japan, percent of the population practices Shintoism, percent Buddhism, percent Christianity, and percent adherents exceeds % because many Japanese people practice both Shintoism and.

The indigenous religion of Japan, Shintō, coexists with various sects of Buddhism, Christianity, and some ancient shamanistic practices, as well as a number of “new religions” (shinkō shukyō) that have emerged since the 19th century. Not one of the religions is dominant, and each is affected by the others.

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 employing a multidisciplinary methodology, which integrates participant fieldwork – the author. Shinto and Buddhism are Japan's two major religions. Shinto is as old as the Japanese culture, while Buddhism was imported from the mainland in the 6th century.

Since then, the two religions have been co-existing relatively harmoniously and have even complemented each other to a certain degree. This volume brings together the introductions to the first five volumes of this acclaimed series: Religions of India in Practice (), Buddhism in Practice (), Religions of China in Practice (), Religions of Tibet in Practice (), and Religions of Japan in Practice ().

The introductions to these volumes have been widely praised for their accessible, clear and concise overviews of the religions of Asia. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Religion in Japan by George A.

Cobbold, B.A. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Bringing together the work of leading scholars of religion in imperial Japan and colonial Korea, this collection addresses the complex ways in which religion served as a site of contestation and negotiation among different groups, including the Korean Choson court, the Japanese colonial government, representatives of different religions, and Korean and Japanese societies.

This volume brings together the introductions to the first five volumes of this acclaimed series: Religions of India in Practice (), Buddhism in Practice (), Religions of China in Practice (), Religions of Tibet in Practice (), and Religions of Japan in Practice ().Pages: a firm mythological and religious foundation led to the compilation of the Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters) and the Nihon shoki (Chronicles of Japan), in andrespectively.

In tracing the imperial line back to the mythical age of the gods, these books tell how the kami Izanagi and Izanami produced the Japanese islands and theFile Size: KB. Shinto is the traditional religion of Japan. Unlike many other religions, Shinto does not have a founder or a sacred book like the Bible.

Unlike many religions, Shinto has no founder, no holiest place and no fixed set of prayers. Shinto gods are called are sacred spirits which take the form of things in the world around us like wind, rain, mountains and trees.Religions of Japan in Practice; Kaibara Ekken's Precepts on the Family / Mary Evelyn Tucker; Refutation of Clerical Marriage / Richard Jaffe; Contemplation of Suchness / Jacqueline I.

Stone; Chido's Dreams of Buddhism / William M. Bodiford; Confucian Monarchy of Nara Japan .The concept of religion was not an established idea in Japan until the nineteenth century, when the opening of Japan to the Western world during the Meiji period necessitated a counterbalance to the influx of Western religious concepts.

As such, the practice of religion in Japan takes form in a rather different way than what is common in many.