Buddhism, Unitarianism, and the Meiji competition for universality / Michel Mohr
- Mohr, Michel (Writer on Zen)
- Cambridge, Massachusetts : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center, 2014.
- Physical Description:
- xviii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Harvard East Asian monographs ; 351
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I SEEDS AND TRANSPLANT -- 1.Setting the Stage -- 2.The Advent of the Unitarians in Japan -- 3.The Wavering of Early Japanese Support -- pt. II BLOOM AND TENSIONS -- 4.Inspired Buddhist Intellectuals -- 5.Japanese Students at Harvard and the Waseda Connection -- 6.Involvement in the Labor Movement -- pt. III FRACTURE AND REBUTTALS -- 7.Dispatching the Hatchet Man -- 8.Discordant Voices -- 9.The Counterexample of Shaku Soen.
- "This book spotlights the debates between Unitarianism and Buddhism in Japan since the late 1800s. Focusing on the events triggered by the missionaries of the American Unitarian Association in Japan between 1887 and 1922, this study investigates this formative time in Japanese religious and intellectual history"--Provided by publisher.
- 9780674066946 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0674066944 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the Edward J. and Eleanor Black Nichols Library Endowment Fund; 2016
- Endowment Note:
- Edward J. and Eleanor Black Nichols Library Endowment Fund
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