The essays in this volume cover a wide range of topics on Shinto and kami in history, including the profound formative influence of Taoism on Shinto in early Japan; the relationship between shrine cults and nature; the role of shrine and temple ritual in the Japanese state of the Heian period; kami in esoteric Buddhist thought and ritual; the deification of Tokugawa Ieyasu; "state Shinto" in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; the thought of Tanaka Yoshito, the founding father of modern Shinto studies.
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Weight: 594 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 28 mm
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