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Bones of ContentionAnimals and Religion in Contemporary Japan

Bones of Contention: Animals and Religion in Contemporary Japan

Barbara R. Ambros

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836269
eISBN:
9780824871512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836269.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Since the 1990s the Japanese pet industry has grown to a trillion-yen business and estimates place the number of pets above the number of children under the age of fifteen. There are between 6,000 to ... More

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

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

Challenging the Secular StateThe Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Challenging the Secular State: The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Arskal Salim

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832377
eISBN:
9780824868963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832377.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book examines Muslim efforts to incorporate sharia (religious law) into modern Indonesia's legal system from the time of independence in 1945 to the present. The book argues that attempts to ... More

The Chinese Classic of Family ReverenceA Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Henry Jr. Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Few if any philosophical schools have championed family values as persistently as the early Confucians, and a great deal can be learned by attending to what they had to say on the subject. In the ... More

The Divine Eye and the DiasporaVietnamese Syncretism Becomes Transpacific Caodaism

The Divine Eye and the Diaspora: Vietnamese Syncretism Becomes Transpacific Caodaism

Janet Alison Hoskins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840044
eISBN:
9780824868611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Caodaism, Vietnam’s third largest religion with four million followers, is now a major world religion. Colorful and strikingly eclectic, it incorporates Chinese, Buddhist and Western traditions along ... More

Encountering ModernityChristianity in East Asia and Asian America

Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Albert L. Park and David K. Yoo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The story of Catholicism and Protestantism in China, Japan, and Korea has been told in great detail. Less evident, however, are studies that contextualize Christianity within the larger economic, ... More

The Fluid PantheonGods of Medieval Japan, Volume 1

The Fluid Pantheon: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 1

Bernard Faure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839338
eISBN:
9780824868260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839338.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The book constitutes an attempt to rethink medieval Japanese religion in light of the recently discovered documents and of the innovative contributions by Japanese scholars. Drawing on the ... More

A Korean Confucian Way of Life and ThoughtThe Chasongnok (Record of Self-Reflection) by Yi Hwang (Toegye)

A Korean Confucian Way of Life and Thought: The Chasongnok (Record of Self-Reflection) by Yi Hwang (Toegye)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855840
eISBN:
9780824868284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855840.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

YI Hwang (T’oegye, 1501-1570) is an eminent thinker in the history of Asian philosophy and religion. His Chasŏngnok (Record of self-reflection) is a superb Korean Neo-Confucian text: a special ... More

Nothingness and DesireA Philosophical Antiphony

Nothingness and Desire: A Philosophical Antiphony

James W. Heisig

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838850
eISBN:
9780824871147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838850.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The six lectures that make up this book were delivered in March 2011 at London University's School of Oriental and Asian Studies as the Jordan Lectures on Comparative Religion. They revolve around ... More

One and ManyA Comparative Study of Plato's Philosophy and Daoism Represented by Ge Hong

One and Many: A Comparative Study of Plato's Philosophy and Daoism Represented by Ge Hong

Ji Zhang

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835545
eISBN:
9780824871291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835545.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Is the world one or many? This book revisits this ancient philosophical question from the modern perspective of comparative studies. The investigation stages an intellectual exchange between Plato, ... More

Protectors and PredatorsGods of Medieval Japan, Volume 2

Protectors and Predators: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 2

Bernard Faure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839314
eISBN:
9780824870508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839314.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book suggests that the gekokujō (“the world turned upside down”) model that informed and transformed medieval Japanese society also applied, mutatis mutandis, to the religious sphere. It ... More

Rectifying God's NameLiu Zhi's Confucian Translation of Monotheism and Islamic Law

Rectifying God's Name: Liu Zhi's Confucian Translation of Monotheism and Islamic Law

James D. Frankel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834746
eISBN:
9780824871734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834746.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Islam first arrived in China more than 1,200 years ago, but for more than a millennium it was perceived as a foreign presence. The restoration of native Chinese rule by the Ming dynasty (1368–1644), ... More

Shimaji Mokurai and the Reconception of Religion and the Secular in Modern Japan

Shimaji Mokurai and the Reconception of Religion and the Secular in Modern Japan

Hans Martin Krämer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851538
eISBN:
9780824868079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851538.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Religion is at the heart of ongoing political debates in Japan such as the constitutionality of official government visits to Yasukuni Shrine, yet the categories that frame these debates, religion ... More

Weaving and BindingImmigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Michael Como

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829575
eISBN:
9780824870560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829575.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Among the most exciting developments in the study of Japanese religion over the past two decades has been the discovery of tens of thousands of ritual vessels, implements, and scapegoat dolls ... More

What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Tat-siong Benny Liew

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831622
eISBN:
9780824869168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This is the first single-authored book on Asian American biblical interpretation. It covers all of the major genres within the New Testament and broadens biblical hermeneutics to cover not only the ... More

When Tengu TalkHirata Atsutane’s Ethnography of the Other World

When Tengu Talk: Hirata Atsutane’s Ethnography of the Other World

Wilburn Hansen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832094
eISBN:
9780824869304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832094.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Hirata Atsutane (1776–1843) has been the subject of numerous studies that focus on his importance to nationalist politics and Japanese intellectual and social history. Although well known as an ... More

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