Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in



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Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan ❁ Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan kindle Epub ❅ Author James Mark Shields – Polishdarling.co.uk Against Harmony traces the history of progressive and radical experiments in Japanese Buddhist thought and practice, from the mid Meiji period through the early Showa Perhaps the two best representati Against Harmony traces the history Progressive and PDF Ç of progressive and radical experiments in Japanese Buddhist thought and practice, from the mid Meiji period through the early Showa Perhaps the two best representations of progressive Buddhism during this time were the New Buddhist Fellowship and the Youth League for Revitalizing Buddhism , both non sectarian, lay movements well versed in both classical Buddhist texts and Western philosophy and religion Their work effectively collapsed commonly held Against Harmony: PDF/EPUB or distinctions between religion, philosophy, ethics, politics, and economics Unlike many others of their day, they did not regard the novel forces of modernization as problematic and disruptive, but as opportunitiesJames Mark Shields examines the intellectual genealogy and alternative visions of progressive and radical Buddhism in the decades leading up to the Pacific War Exposing the variety in the conceptions and manifestations of progress, reform, and modernity in this period, he outlines their important Harmony: Progressive and MOBI ð implications for postwar and contemporary Buddhism in Japan and elsewhere.


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