Immigrants to the Pure Land : the modernization, acculturation, and globalization of Shin Buddhism, 1898-1941 / Michihiro Ama

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Bibliographic Details
Place / Publishing House:Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, [2011]
Year of Publication:2011
Series:Pure Land Buddhist studies
Classification:11.93 - Buddhismus
15.80 - Japan
15.87 - USA
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Physical Description:XIV, 311 Seiten; Illustrationen
  • Enthält: Literaturverzeichnis Seite 269-298
  • Contents: The modern development of Shin Buddhism -- Changes in organizational style -- The development of Shin Buddhist ministries in North America -- The transformation of Shin Buddhist rituals and architecture -- Shin Buddhist doctrine reconstructed -- A history of the Higashi Honganji in North America -- Local and translocal activities of Issei Shin Buddhist ministers -- Conclusion : rethinking acculturation in the postmodern world.
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