Religion in Japanese History

Joseph M. Kitagawa

Columbia University Press

Religion in Japanese History

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Pub Date: November 1990

ISBN: 9780231028387

475 Pages

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Religion in Japanese History

Joseph M. Kitagawa

Columbia University Press

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Preface
Abbreviations
Emperor, Shaman, and Priest
Kami, Amida, and Jizo
The Pure Land, Nichiren, and Zen
Kirishitan, Neo-Confucianism, and the Shogunate
Modernity, Culture, and Religion
Old Dreams or New Vision
Chronological Table
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

About the Author

Joseph M. Kitagawa is Professor Emeritus at the Divinity School and a member of the Department of Far Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, where he has taught the History of Religions for thirty-four years. He is an editor of the Encyclopedia of Religion, and author of On Understanding Japanese Religion and numerous other books.