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Vol. 43 Nos. 1 & 2 Spring and Fall 2018

Special Issue: 

The Materiality of Japanese Religions

Guest Editor: Jørn Borup & Fabio Rambelli

Articles

Jørn Borup & Fabio Rambelli: Introduction: The Materiality of Japanese Religions                       

Chun Wa Chan: The Concept of Zushi; On Enshrinement and Mobility of Buddhist Art in Japan  

Julia Heather Cross: The Hokkeji Nuns, Relic Worship, and Theft in Medieval Japan                   

Chihiro Saka: The Functions of Cloth in Datsueba Worship                                                            

Melissa Anne-Marie Curley: Dead Matter and Living Memory: Three Ways of Looking at the Higashi Honganji Hair Ropes          

Paride Stortini: Materializing Buddhist Memories: Objects and Images of the Silk Road in Hirayama Ikuo and Yakushiji temple.   

Ksenia Golovina: Daruma Meets Domovoi and Then Some Yoga: Russians in Japan and the Religious-Spiritual Materiality of Migrant Living      

Melinda Papp: Creating a ritual: objects, goods and services in Japanese childhood celebrations 

Hannah Gould: Caring for sacred waste: The disposal of butsudan (Buddhist altars) in contemporary Japan

Book Reviews

Iwata Mami 岩田真美 and Kirihara Kenshin 桐原建真, eds. Kami to hotoke no bakumatsu Ishin: Kōsaku suru shūkyō sekai.カミとホトケの幕末維新:交錯する宗教世界 (Micah Auerback)

Vol. 42 Nos. 1 & 2 Spring and Fall 2017

Special Issue: 

"Facets of Shinto in the Muromachi Period"

Guest Editor: Fabio Rambelli

Articles

Fabio Rambelli: Introduction: Facets of "Shinto" in the Muromachi Period                                           

Itō Satoshi (Trans. By Lindsey E. DeWitt): "Shintō" in the Muromachi Period                                      

Uejima Susumu (Trans. By Lindsey E. DeWitt): Kami and Buddhism in the Nō Miwa: Rethinking the Study of the Amalgamation of Kami and Buddhas (shinbutsu shūgō)                                                                                                                              

Gaétan Rappo: The Dragon and the Ritual Master: Seiryō Gongen during the Times of the Daigoji Monk Manzei (1378-1435)       

Kadoya Atsushi (Trans. By Lindsey E. DeWitt): On a Kami Image in the Reikiki 麗気記"Shintaizu" 神体図 Section

John Breen: "Lies, and Yet More Lies! ": Fukansai Habian’s "On Shinto"                                             

Fabio Rambelli: Shinto as a "World Religion": A Muromachi Construct and Its Aftermath                    

Article Translation

Yamada Yuji (Trans. By Peter Knecht): How Deities (Kami) and Buddhas (hotoke) Relate to Defilement and Impurity      

Book Reviews

Murakami Aki, Fusha no iru nichijō: Tsugaru no kamisama kara toshin no supirichuaru serapisuto made 〔Shamans in Daily Life: From Tsugaru’s Kamisama to the Urban Spiritual Therapists〕

(Ioannis Gaitanidisi)

Nagaoka Takashi, Shinshūkyō to sōryokusen: kyōso igo o ikiru (New Religions and Total War: Life after the Death of Founder) (Avery Morrow)

Vol. 41 Nos. 1 & 2 Spring and Fall 2016

Articles

Okamoto Yoshiko: An Asian Religion Conference Imagined: Okakura Kakuzō, Oda Tokunō, Swami Vivekananda and Unwoven Religious Ties in Early Twentieth-Century Asia                                                                                                                                     

Iwata Mami: Takanawa Bukkyō University and the International Buddhist Young Men’s Association: International Networks at the Turn of the Twentieth Century                                                                                                                                                        

Ohmi Toshihiro: Modern Buddhism and Reading Culture: The Case of Akegarasu Haya                       

Review Essay

Victoria R. Montrose: Report on the "Asian Buddhism: Plural Colonialisms and Plural Modernities" 

Workshop                                                                                                                                         

Article Translation

Takezawa Shōichirō : (Trans. by Peter Knecht)On Possession Religion: From Shamanism to Founders of New Religions

Book Reviews

Krämer, Hans Martin, Shimaji Mokurai and the Reconception of Religion and the Secular in Modern Japan (Paride Stortini)

Barbara R. Ambros, Women in Japanese Religions (Christian M. Hermansen) 

Kiri Paramore, Japanese Confucianism – A Cultural History (Paulus Kaufmann)

Shijō Chie, Urakami no genbaku no katari: Nagai Takashi kara Rōma kyōkō e〔The Narration of the Atomic Bomb in Urakami: From Nagai Takashi to the Pope〕 (Gwyn McClelland)

Helen Hardacre, Shinto: A History (Avery Morrow) 

Steven Trenson, Kiu - Hōshu - Ryū: Chūsei Shingon mikkyō no shinsō 〔Rainmaking, Jewels, and Dragons: The Essence of Medieval Shingon Esoteric Buddhism〕 (Gaetan Rappo) 

Vol. 40 Nos. 1 & 2 Spring and Fall 2015

Articles

Satoshi Itō (Trans. by Peter Knecht): Assimilation of Buddhas and Deities (kami): The Formation of the honji-suijaku Theory           

Naoko Frances Hioki: Deconstructing Maria Kannon: A New Look at the Marian Image for Urakami Crypto-Christians, ca. 1860 

Iwano Yūsuke: Understanding the Spiritual Soul and Dualism in Uchimura Kanzō                                 

Naoko Hirano: The Birth of Reiki and Psycho-spiritual Therapy in 1920’s-1930’s Japan: The Influence of "American Metaphysical Religion"       

Jørn Borup: Propagation, Accommodation and Negotiating Social Capital: Jōdo Shinshū Responses to Contemporary Crises         

Review Essay

Victoria R. Montrose: Universities and Religion in Modern Japan [近代日本の大学と宗教]             

Vol. 39 No. 1 & 2 ·Spring and Fall 2014

Special Issue:
The Politics of Buddhist Studies in Early Twentieth-Century Japan
Guest Editor: Orion Klautau

Articles

  • Jason Ananda Josephson: "The Politics of Buddhist Studies in Early Twentieth-Century Japan": An Introduction

  • Hayashi Makoto: The Birth of Buddhist Universities

  • Jolyon Baraka Thomas: Free Inquiry and Japanese Buddhist Studies: The Case of Kato Totsudo (1870-1949)

  • Orion Klautau: Nationalizing the Dharma: Takakusu Junjiro and the Politics of Buddhist Scholarship in Early Twentieth-Century Japan

  • Bryan D. Lowe: States of "State Buddhism": History, Religion, and Politics in Late Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Scholarship

  • Jeff Schroeder: Empirical and Esoteric: The Birth of Shin Buddhist Studies as a Modern Academic Discipline

Review Essay

Book Reviews

  • Nakanishi Naoki, Shokuminchi chosen to nihon bukkyo [Colonial Korea and Japanese Buddhism] (Hwansoo I. Kim)

  • Shinbori Kanno, Kindai bukkyo kyodan to goeika [Modern Buddhist Institutions and Goeika] (Dylan Luers Toda)

  • Orion Klautau, Kindai nihon shiso to shite no bukkyo shigaku [The Study of Buddhist History as Modern Japanese Thought] (Galen Amstutz)

  • Otani Eiichi, Kindai bukkyo to iu shiza: Senso, ajia, shakaishugi [The Perspective of Modern Buddhism: War, Asia, Socialism] (James Mark Shields)

  • Sueki Fumihiko, Hayashi Makoto, Yoshinaga Shin'ichi, and Otani Eiichi, eds. Budda no henbo: Kosaku suru kindai bukkyo [Transformations of the Buddha: Crisscrossing Streams of Modern Buddhism] (Jacqueline I. Stone)

 

Vol. 38 No. 1 & 2 ·Spring and Fall 2013

Special Issue:
In Memory of Professor YUKI Hideo (1926-2012)

Obituaries

Articles

  • Yuki Hideo: The Emperor of Japan - Symbol and Reality

  • Yuki Hideo: Problems with the Revision to the Religious Corporations Law

  • Yuki Hideo: Questions from Aum - Question to Aum

  • Yuki Hideo: The Future of the Christian School - Is Christianity a Marketable Commodity?

  • Yuki Hideo: Dialogue in Religions

  • Yuki Hideo: Joint Worship Among Religions

  • Yuki Hideo: The Spaceship is Breaking Up - On Interreligious Prayer and Interreligious Cooperation

  • Yuki Hideo: Christianity and Japanese Culture - Two Interviews with

  • Bibliography of Yuki Hideo's Works

  • Report

  • Tobias EckerterOne year in Manpuku-ji - The Monastery of the Ten Thousand Blessings

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  • Book Reviews

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  • Haruko Wakabayashi, The Seven Tengu Scrolls - Evil and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy in Medieval Japanese Buddhism (Martin Repp)

  • Paula Arai, Bringing Zen Home: The Healing Heart of Japanese Women's Rituals (Naoko Kobayashi)

  • Kiri Paramore, Ideology and Christianity in Japan (Martin Repp)

  • Yuki Miyamoto, Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima (Ugo Dessi)

  • James Mark Shields, Critical Buddhism: Engaging with Modern Japanese Buddhist Thought (Micah Auerback)

  • Muto Kazuo, Christianity and the Notion of Nothingness - Contributions to Buddhist-Christian Dialogue from the Kyoto School (Notto Thelle)

 

Vol. 37 No. 1 & 2 ·Spring and Fall 2012

Articles

  • Christoph Kleine and Katja Triplett: Introduction to "Religion and Healing in Japan"

  • Christoph Kleine: Buddhist Monks as Healers in Early and Medieval Japan

  • Paul Groner: Extreme Asceticism, Medicine and Pure Land Faith in the Life of Shuichi Muno (1683-1719)

  • Katja Triplett: Magical Medicine? - Japanese Buddhist Medical Knowledge and Ritual Instruction for Healing the Physical Body

  • Juhn Ahn: Worms, Germs, and Technologies of the Self - Religions, Sword Fighting, and Medicine in Early Modern Japan

  • Justin Stein: The Japanese New Religious Practices of jorei and okiyome in the Context of Asian Spiritual Healing Traditions

  • Damien Keown: Japanese Religions, Inclusivism, and the Global Context

 

Vol. 36 No. 1 & 2 ·Spring and Fall 2011

Articles

  • Klaus Antoni: Creating a Sacred Narrative -Kojiki Studies and Shinto Nationalism

  • Christopher A. Reichl: JThe Globalization of a Japanese New Religion -Ethnohistory of Seicho no Ie

  • Ugo Dessi: Japanese Religions, Inclusivism, and the Global Context

  • James M. Hommes: Guido F. Verbeck -A "Living Epistle" in Bakumatsu Meiji Japan

     

Book Reviews
 

  • Michael Como,Weaving and Binding -Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan (Patricia Yamada) 

  • Karen Gerhart, The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan  (Hillary Pedersen) 

  • Carol Richmond Tsang, War and Faith -Ikko Ikki in Late Muromachi Japan (Martin Repp)

  • Ugo Dessi (ed.), The Social Dimension of Shin Buddhism  (Jessie Starling)