Studies in Shinto and shrines

papers selected from the works of the late R.A.B. Ponsonby Fane, LL.D.
  • 575 Pages
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  • English
Ponsonby Memorial Society , Kakikamo
Shinto., Shrines --
LC ClassificationsBL2220 P6 1962
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Former Naval Library book with some marks. Binding is loose. Helen Hardacre, a leading scholar of religious life in modern Japan, examines the Japanese state's involvement in and manipulation of Shinto Studies in Shinto and shrines book the Meiji Restoration to the present.

Nowhere else in modern history do we find so pronounced an example of government sponsorship of a religion as in Japan's support of by: Studies in Shinto and shrines. [Richard Arthur Brabazon Ponsonby-Fane] -- Topics covered in this book include Shinto rites and festivals and shrine buildings, the imperial family and Shinto, and the three great emperors, Yatagarasu, Yasoshima-No-Matsure and Kamo Gejo.

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The Imperial Family and Shinto; Introduction; The Shinto Theogony; The Sanshu-no-Shinki or Three Sacred Regalia (1); The Saikū and Saiin, or Imperial Princess Priestess in the Service of the Great Ise Inner Shrine; Apotheosis or the Japanese Way of making Deities-the Editor; The Introduction of Buddhism; The Jingi-kwan, or Office in charge of all Matters pertaining to the Worship of the Shinto.

The Saijo or Itsukime, the Priestess chosen from among the Fujiwara Daughters to serve Their Tutelary Deities (shrines) of Kasuga of Yamato and Oharano of YamashiroIwashimizu, a great Shinto Shrine erected on the hill Otokoyama near Kyoto in inviting the Deities of Usa Hachiman Shrine of Tsukushi (now Kyūshū); The Sanshu-no-Shinki (2); Divination, used at the Imperial Court whenever the Will of.

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This is not a coffee table book to be casually perused, but more suited to those interested in learning about the Shinto shrines of Japan. It opens with a excellent short introduction to Shrine Shinto and its practices. It only covers 57 of plus shrines, but /5(13). Friendly, detailed and clearly written with a lot of love, Shinto Shrines is a reference book for a new generation of Japanologists and other enthusiasts of Japan and Shinto – those who are not content with simple armchair research, and want to go out there and experience Shinto for themselves.

We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. A year in the life of a Shinto shrine User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Nelson (Asian studies, Univ. of Texas, Austin), who has lived and taught in Japan, shows great sensitivity to the difficulty Westerners have in approaching Shinto, sometimes called the most Japanese.

Book Description: Of Japan’s two great religious traditions, Shinto is far less known and understood in the West. Although there are a number of books that explain the religion and its philosophy, this work is the first in English to focus on sites where Shinto has been practiced since the dawn of Japanese history.

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Shinto (shĬn´tō), ancient native religion of Japan still practiced in a form modified by the influence of Buddhism and its present form Shinto is characterized less by religious doctrine or belief than by the observance of popular festivals and traditional ceremonies and customs, many involving pilgrimages to shrines.

His books include Watarai Shinto: An Intellectual History of the Outer Shrine in Ise () and A New History of Shinto (), co-authored by John Breen. John Breen is Professor at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Japan.

He has published widely on Cited by: 3. Roger R. Keller, "Shinto," Light and Truth: A Latter-day Saint Guide to World Religions (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ), – We in the West could learn something from those of the Shinto faith about the reverence for the land and water and our responsibility for them.

Examines key evolutionary moments in the long history of Shinto, including the Meiji Revolution ofand provides the first critical history in English or Japanese of the Hie shrine, one of the most important in all Japan. Studies in Shinto & Shrines, Paperback by Ponsonby-fane, R. B., ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Get this from a library. Studies in Shintō and shrines, papers selected from the works of late R.A.B. Ponsonby-Fane. [Richard Arthur Brabazon Ponsonby-Fane]. A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine. University of Washington Press. ISBN ; Cali, Joseph and John Dougill (). Shinto Shrines: A Guide to the Sacred Sites of Japan’s Ancient Religion.

Latitude ISBN ; Heldt, Gustav (). The Kojiki: An Account of Ancient Matters. Columbia University Press. ISBN Instead, their book is a balanced and authoritative study of a central subject in the history of Japanese religions that will be warmly welcomed and widely appreciated.

This book takes us on a journey into the multilayered history of the Ise cturer: Bloomsbury Academic. Shinto believes that shrines are sacred and pure, and bodies should not be buried in close proximity to any shrine, but there are exceptions.

Izumo Taisha Shrine Although there is no concrete evidence that reveals the actual construction date of construction of this famous shrine, it is considered the oldest shrine in Japan.

Shinto, Nature and Ideology in Contemporary Japan is the first systematic study of Shinto's environmental turn. The book traces the development in recent decades of the idea of Shinto as an 'ancient nature religion,' and a resource for overcoming environmental problems.

The volume shows how these ideas gradually achieved popularity among scientists, priests, Shinto-related new. John Nelson (University of Texas at Austin) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian Studies.

He has done extensive ethnographic fieldwork at Shinto shrines in Japan and is the author of the book A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine (Univ.

of Washington Press). He has produced a documentary film titled "Japan's Rituals of. This is a list of well known Shinto shrines in Japan. Shrines with structures that are National Treasures of Japan are covered by the List of National Treasures of Japan (shrines).

For Shinto shrines in other countries, scroll down to the See also section. Shinto shrines from specific sects. "But for anyone interested in Shinto studies, religion and nationalism, and the contested and ever-changing nature of religious traditions, this is an essential read." (Religious Studies Review, 1 March ) "Written by two scholars at the forefront of the study of Japanese religions, this book offers much more than a ‘brief history’.

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This is the only book to date offering a critical overview of Shinto from early times to the modern era, and evaluating Shinto's place in Japanese religious culture.

In recent years, a few books on medieval Shinto have appeared, but none has attempted to depict the broader picture, to examine critically Shinto's origins and its subsequent development through the medieval, pre-modern and modern. Distinguished scholar of Japanese religions and culture Helen Hardacre offers the first comprehensive history of Shinto, the ancient and vibrant tradition whose colorful rituals are still practiced today.

Under the ideal of Shinto, a divinely descended emperor governs through rituals offered to deities called Kami. These rituals are practiced in innumerable shrines across the realm, so that. The Twenty-Two Shrines (二十二社 Nijūni-sha) of Japan is one ranking system for Shinto shrines.

The system was established during the Heian period and formed part of the government's systematization of Shinto during the emergence of a general anti-Chinese sentiment and. Helen Hardacre, a leading scholar of religious life in modern Japan, examines the Japanese state's involvement in and manipulation of shinto from the Meiji Restoration to the present.

Nowhere else in modern history do we find so pronounced an example of government sponsorship of a religion as in Japan's support of shinto. How did that sponsorship come about and how was it maintained?. Book Launch: A Social History of the Ise Shrines: Divine Capital by Mark Teeuwen and John Breen Shinto, Nature and Ideology in Contemporary Japan: Making Sacred Forests by .In Kai Ways in Nationalist Territory: Shinto Studies in Prear Japan and the West, ed.

Bernhard Scheid, pp. 1– Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences, Introduction Shinto Studies and the Nonreligious-Shrine Doctrine Bernhard Scheid W hen I planned the symposium “ Shinto Studies .Shinto: A History, by Helen Hardacre covers a range of history from the Yayoi Period ( BCE- CE) until the present.A point that should first be mentioned is that this book does not engage with the doctrines of Shinto.

While the mythology and theories of certain ideologues are explored, the purpose of this text is to clarify their position in history.