By William E. Deal,Brian Ruppert
A Cultural historical past of jap Buddhism bargains a complete, nuanced, and chronological account of the evolution of Buddhist faith in Japan from the 6th century to the current day.
- Traces every one interval of jap background to bare the advanced and sometimes debatable histories of eastern Buddhists and their unfolding narratives
- Examines correct social, political, and transcultural contexts, and locations an emphasis on jap Buddhist discourses and fabric culture
- Addresses the expanding pageant among Buddhist, Shinto, and Neo-Confucian world-views via to the mid-nineteenth century
- Informed by means of the latest examine, together with the most recent jap and Western scholarship
- Illustrates the richness and complexity of jap Buddhism as a lived faith, providing readers a glimpse into the advance of this complicated and infrequently misunderstood tradition
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