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Folk Religion in Japan : Continuity and Change
by Ichiro Hori and Alan L. Miller and Joseph Mitsuo Kitagawa

Overview - Ichiro Hori's is the first book in Western literature to portray how Shinto, Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist elements, as well as all manner of archaic magical beliefs and practices, are fused on the folk level. Hori examines the organic relationship between the Japanese social structure - the family and kinship system, village and community organization - and folk religion.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Ichiro Hori's is the first book in Western literature to portray how Shinto, Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist elements, as well as all manner of archaic magical beliefs and practices, are fused on the folk level. Hori examines the organic relationship between the Japanese social structure - the family and kinship system, village and community organization - and folk religion. A glossary with Japanese characters is included in the index.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780226353340
  • ISBN-10: 0226353346
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: November 1994
  • Page Count: 294

Series: Haskell Lectures on History of Religions #2

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