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Experimental Buddhism: Innovation and Activism in Contemporary Japan

@article{Joskovich2014ExperimentalBI,
  title={Experimental Buddhism: Innovation and Activism in Contemporary Japan},
  author={E. Joskovich},
  journal={The Journal of Buddhist Ethics},
  year={2014},
  volume={21},
  pages={706}
}
  • E. Joskovich
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Buddhist Ethics
Experimental Buddhism: Innovation and Activism in Contemporary Japan. By John K. Nelson. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2013, 292 pages, ISBN: 9780824838980 (paperback), $32.00. In Japan, Buddhism is popularly perceived as an outdated tradition fixated on mortuary rites. This poor image, together with the post-war success of new religious movements, has resulted in contemporary Japanese Buddhism being a much-understudied field. In recent years, however, we have witnessed a shift in… Expand

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