Japanese religions

Michiko Yusa

This text provides a succinct and balanced overview of Japanese religions. Using a descriptive and original approach, Michiko Yusa covers both major and minor Japanese beliefs including: Shinto, Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism and Confucianism. Written in an accessible and informative style, and assuming no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, this book gives a basic introduction to the faith, it's history, beliefs, and practices, and emphasising modern developments and impacts of the world today.

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  • 1. Introduction 2. Early Historical Developments - introduction to the teachings of Shinto, Buddhism, and Confucianism 3. The Early Modern Period - introduction of Christianity, closure of the country, and the fate of the various religious groups 4. Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 5. Contemporary Religious Practices 6. Japanese Religions in the New Millennium Timeline and map Glossary Pronunciation Guide List of Major Holidays and Festivals Suggestions for Further Reading

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書名 Japanese religions
著作者等 遊佐 道子
Smart Ninian
Yusa Michiko
シリーズ名 Religions of the world
出版元 Routledge
刊行年月 2002
ページ数 128 p.
大きさ 21 cm
ISBN 0415262844
NCID BA5647539X
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス