A History of Japanese ReligionBook - 2001
Seventeen distinguished experts on Japanese religion provide a fascinating overview of its history and development. Beginning with the origins of religion in primitive Japanese society, they chart the growth of each of Japan's major religious organizations and doctrinal systems. They follow Buddhism, Shintoism, Christianity, and popular religious belief through major periods of change to show how history and religion affected each-and discuss the interactions between the different religious traditions.
Publisher: Tokyo : Kosei Pub., c2001
Edition: 1st English ed
Branch Call Number: 299.56 History
Characteristics: 648 p. : maps ; 23 cm