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Born AgainEvangelicalism in Korea

Born Again: Evangelicalism in Korea

Timothy S. Lee

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833756
eISBN:
9780824870799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833756.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Known as Asia's “evangelical superpower,” South Korea today has some of the largest and most dynamic churches in the world and is second only to the United States in the number of missionaries it ... More

Bounding the MekongThe Asian Development Bank, China, and Thailand

Bounding the Mekong: The Asian Development Bank, China, and Thailand

Jim Glassman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834449
eISBN:
9780824870430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834449.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Transnational economic integration has been described as an opportunity for all participants to achieve greater prosperity through a combination of political cooperation and capitalist economic ... More

Bringing Zen HomeThe Healing Heart of Japanese Women's Rituals

Bringing Zen Home: The Healing Heart of Japanese Women's Rituals

Paula Arai

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835354
eISBN:
9780824870362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835354.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Healing lies at the heart of Zen. This book reveals a vital stream of religious practice that flourishes outside the bounds of formal institutions through sacred rites that women develop and transmit ... More

The Buddha SideGender, Power, and Buddhist Practice in Vietnam

The Buddha Side: Gender, Power, and Buddhist Practice in Vietnam

Alexander Soucy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835989
eISBN:
9780824871567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835989.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The most common description of the supernatural landscape in Vietnam makes a distinction between Buddhist and non-Buddhist “sides.” The “Buddha side” (ben phat) is the focus of this investigation ... More

Buddhism and Taoism Face to FaceScripture, Ritual, and Iconographic Exchange in Medieval China

Buddhism and Taoism Face to Face: Scripture, Ritual, and Iconographic Exchange in Medieval China

Christine Mollier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831691
eISBN:
9780824868765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831691.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book reveals previously unexplored dimensions of the interaction between Buddhism and Taoism in medieval China. While scholars of Chinese religions have long recognized the mutual influences ... More

Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan

Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan

Edward R. Drott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851507
eISBN:
9780824868833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851507.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book examines the shifting sets of meanings ascribed to the aged body in early and medieval Japan and the symbolic uses to which the aged body was put in the service of religious and ... More

Buddhism in a Dark AgeCambodian Monks under Pol Pot

Buddhism in a Dark Age: Cambodian Monks under Pol Pot

Ian Harris

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835613
eISBN:
9780824871444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835613.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This study of the fate of Buddhism during the communist period in Cambodia puts a human face on a dark period in Cambodia's history. It is the first sustained analysis of the widely held assumption ... More

Building a Heaven on EarthReligion, Activism, and Protest in Japanese Occupied Korea

Building a Heaven on Earth: Religion, Activism, and Protest in Japanese Occupied Korea

Albert L. Park

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839659
eISBN:
9780824869434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839659.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Why and how did Korean religious groups respond to growing rural poverty, social dislocation, and the corrosion of culture caused by forces of modernization under strict Japanese colonial rule ... More

The Bunraku Puppet Theatre of JapanHonor, Vengeance, and Love in Four Plays of the 18th and 19th Centuries

The Bunraku Puppet Theatre of Japan: Honor, Vengeance, and Love in Four Plays of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835620
eISBN:
9780824871413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835620.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The plays presented here were first performed between 1769 and 1832, a time when the Japanese puppet theatre known as Bunraku was beginning to lose its pre-eminence to Kabuki. During this period, ... More

Burning MoneyThe Material Spirit of the Chinese Lifeworld

Burning Money: The Material Spirit of the Chinese Lifeworld

C. Fred Blake

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835323
eISBN:
9780824870379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835323.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

For a thousand years across the length and breadth of China and beyond, people have burned paper replicas of valuable things—most often money—for the spirits of deceased family members, ancestors, ... More

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