The Religious Traditions of Japan 500-1600
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The Religious Traditions of Japan 500-1600

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ISBN-13:
9780521851190
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
17.12.2014
Seiten:
485
Autor:
Richard Bowring
Gewicht:
980 g
Format:
236x160x35 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

The first English-language overview of the interaction of Buddhism and Shinto in Japanese culture.
Introduction; Part I. The Arrival of Buddhism and Its Effects (c.538-800): 1. The introduction of Buddhism; 2. Creating a dynasty; 3. Buddhism and the early state; 4. Monuments at Nara; Part II. From Saicho to the Destruction of Todaiji (800-1180): 5. The beginnings of a 'Japanese' Buddhism: Tendai; 6. The beginnings of a 'Japanese' Buddhism: Shingon; 7. Buddhism and the state in Heian Japan; 8. Shrine and state in Heian Japan; 9. The rise of devotionalism; 10. A time for strife; Part III. From the Destruction of Todaiji to the Fall of Godaigo (1180-1330): 11. For and against exclusive practice of the nenbutsu; 12. Religious culture of the early 'middle ages'; 13. Chan Buddhism; 14. Zen Buddhism; 15. Reform from within and without; 16. The emergence of Shinto; 17. Taking stock; Part IV. From the Fall of Godaigo to the Death of Nobunaga (1330-1582): 18. Two rival courts; 19. Muromachi Zen; 20. The end of the medieval; 21. Appendix: reading Shingon's two mandala.
The first English-language overview of the interaction of Buddhism and Shint in Japanese culture.