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Against harmony : progressive and radical Buddhism in modern Japan

Author: James Mark Shields
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Against Harmony' traces the history of progressive and radical experiments in Japanese Buddhist thought practice from the mid-Meiji period through the early Showa period. Perhaps the two best representations of progressive Buddhism during this time were the New Buddhist Fellowship (1899-1915) and the Youth League for Revitalizing Buddhism (1931-1936), both non-sectarian, lay movements well-versed in both classical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shields, James Mark.
Against harmony.
New York : Oxford University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016033062
(OCoLC)958066420
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Mark Shields
ISBN: 0190664010 9780190664015 9780190675523 0190675527
OCLC Number: 980991944
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The many faces of Meiji Buddhist enlightenment --
Unification and spiritual activism: Murakami and Manshi --
Warp & Woof: the new Buddhist discovery of society --
Zen & the art of treason: renegade priests of late Meiji --
Anarcho-Buddhist utopia: Taisho Tolstoyans --
Extremes meet: radical Buddhists of early Showa.
Responsibility: James Mark Shields.

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Against Harmony traces the history of progressive and radical experiments in Japanese Buddhist thought and practice from the mid-Meiji period (ca. 1885) through the early Showa period (ca. 1935).  Read more...

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an inevitable point of reference for future studies of modern Japanese Buddhism. * Monumenta Nipponica * Although not a lengthy read, the depth and range of the book is remarkable, and it does Read more...

 
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