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The Catalpa Bow: A Study of Shamanistic Practices in Japan

The Catalpa Bow

A Study of Shamanistic Practices in Japan

Taylor and Francis (1999)
US$55.44

This classic work describes shamanic figures surviving in Japan today, their initiatory dreams,...

The Price of Monotheism
Stanford University Press (2009)
US$18.99

Nothing has so radically transformed the world as the distinction between true and false religion. ...

Women in Japanese Religions
NYU Press (2015)
US$18.00

Scholars have widely acknowledged the persistent ambivalence with which the Japanese religious...

Orientalism and Religion: Post-Colonial Theory, India and "The Mystic East"

Orientalism and Religion

Post-Colonial Theory, India and "The Mystic East"

Taylor and Francis (1999)
US$42.54

Orientalism and Religion offers us a timely discussion of the implications of contemporary...

Shinto: A Short History

Shinto

A Short History

Nobutaka Inoue, Endo Jun and 2 more...
Taylor and Francis (2003)
US$55.44

Shinto - A Short History provides an introductory outline of the historical development of Shinto...

Tokugawa Religion
Free Press (2008)
US$13.99

Robert N. Bellah's classic study, Tokugawa Religion does for Japan what Max Weber's The...

For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Slavery

For the Glory of God

How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Slavery

Princeton University Press (2015)
US$34.13

Rodney Stark's provocative new book argues that, whether we like it or not, people acting for the...

Handbook of Japanese Mythology
ABC-CLIO (2003)
US$75.00

This work views Japanese myths in their social, historical, and cultural context - how they emerged...

One God: Pagan Monotheism in the Roman Empire

One God

Pagan Monotheism in the Roman Empire

Cambridge University Press (2010)
US$90.00

This book establishes a framework for understanding the relationship between polytheistic and...

A New History of Shinto

This accessible guide to the development of Japan’s indigenous religion from ancient times to the...