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The “Shinto: A History” is a must-read book for anyone who is interesting in Japanese faith. Helen Hardacre is the author of this informative book. Helen is Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society at Harvard University. She concentrating on Japanese religious history of the modern period, and she has done extended field study of contemporary Shinto and Buddhist religious organizations. In this book, Helen discusses the structure of Shinto religion and a lot of technical information on shrine building. Shinto is the Japanese religion dating from the early 8th century and incorporating the worship of ancestors. This book shows how the public and native Meiji Shinto favored the rise of nationalism in the 2nd half of the 19th Century.
Additionally, Shinto is a fascinating exploration of the Japanese religious mind and the variation of cult practices that prevailed over centuries and still prevail in this country. In a chapter Shrine Festivals and Their Changing Place in the Public Sphere shows us that Shinto festivals are very much a part of contemporary Japan. This history book is very informative for all and it will engage the readers from start to end of the page. To sum it up, Shinto: A History is an informative and necessary book for all who is interesting in the Japanese Faith.
Detail About Shinto: A History by Helen Hardacre PDF
- Name: Shinto: A History
- Author: Helen Hardacre
- ISBN: 0190621710
- Language: English
- Genre: Asian History, Japanese History, Shintoism
- Format: PDF/ePub
- Size: 10 MB
- Page: 720
- Price: Free
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