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The Sōkagakkai and Mass Society
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: James Wilson White
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1970 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

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Tradition and Community in Modern Japan
Language: en
Pages: 784
Authors: Alan Newell Timmerman
Categories: Japan
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

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Bibliography of Japanese New Religions, with Annotations and an Introduction to Japanese New Religions at Home and Abroad
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Peter Bernard Clarke
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Containing some 1500 entries, this new bibliography will be widely welcomed for its comprehensive brief, and for the sub-section profiling principal NRMs convering history, beliefs and practices, main publications, braches worldwide and membership.
Encountering the Dharma
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Richard Hughes Seager
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-16 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

This engaging, deeply personal book, illuminating the search for meaning in today’s world, offers a rare insider’s look at Soka Gakkai Buddhism, one of Japan’s most influential and controversial religious movements, and one that is experiencing explosive growth around the world. Unique for its multiethnic make-up, Gakkai Buddhists can be
Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America
Language: en
Pages: 1504
Authors: Eugene V. Gallagher, W. Michael Ashcraft
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Describes more than thirty new and alternative religions practiced in America, covering their history, philosophy, leaders, religious practices, and the controversies that arise around them.