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Breen, John - A New History of Shinto, ebook

A New History of Shinto

Breen, John


This accessible guide to the development of Japan’s indigenous religion from ancient times to the present day offers an illuminating introduction to the myths, sites and rituals of kami worship, and their role in Shinto’s enduring religious identity.
Offers a unique new

Deal, William E. - A Cultural History of Japanese Buddhism, ebook

A Cultural History of Japanese Buddhism

Deal, William E.


A Cultural History of Japanese Buddhism offers a comprehensive, nuanced, and chronological account of the evolution of Buddhist religion in Japan from the sixth century to the present day. Traces each period of Japanese history to reveal the complex and often controversial histories of

Phan, Peter C. - Christianities in Asia, ebook

Christianities in Asia

Phan, Peter C.


Offers detailed coverage of the growth of Christianity within South Asia; among the thousands of islands comprising Southeast Asia; and across countries whose Christian origins were historically linked, including Vietnam, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan,