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Against HarmonyProgressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

James Mark Shields

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190664008
eISBN:
9780190675523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664008.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Religion and Society

Against Harmony traces the history of progressive and radical experiments in Japanese Buddhist thought and practice from the mid-Meiji period through the early Shōwa period (1885–1935), when ... More

The Buddha PartyHow the People's Republic of China Works to Define and Control Tibetan Buddhism

The Buddha Party: How the People's Republic of China Works to Define and Control Tibetan Buddhism

John Powers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199358151
eISBN:
9780199358182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358151.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Religion and Society

The Buddha Party is an analysis of Chinese propaganda discourses that attempt to define Tibetan Buddhist belief and sway opinion within the country and abroad. Much of this is at odds with historical ... More

Mourning the Unborn DeadA Buddhist Ritual Comes to America

Mourning the Unborn Dead: A Buddhist Ritual Comes to America

Jeff Wilson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195371932
eISBN:
9780199870967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371932.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Buddhism

Americans from a wide variety of backgrounds have increasingly been appropriating the Japanese Buddhist ritual mizuko kuyō, which this book uses as a window into the complexity of the process of ... More

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