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Religious Violence in Contemporary Japan (NIAS Monographs)

by Ian Reader

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism,
  • Contemporary non-Christian cults & sects,
  • Oriental religions,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Violence in society,
  • Religion,
  • Japan,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Eastern - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9391774M
    ISBN 100700711090
    ISBN 109780700711093

    Religiously motivated violence caused by the fusion of state and religion occurred in medieval Tibet and Bhutan and later in imperial Japan, but interfaith conflict also followed colonial incursions in India, Sri Lanka, and Burma. Before that time, there was a general premodern harmony among the resident religions of the latter countries, and only in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. TY - BOOK. T1 - Religious Violence in Contemporary Japan. T2 - The Case of Aum Shinrikyō. AU - Reader, I. PY - Y1 - M3 - Book. SN - SN - T3 - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies monograph series. BT - Religious Violence in Contemporary Japan. PB - Curzon Press Ltd. CY - Richmond. ER -.

      Religious violence is undergoing a revival. The past decade has witnessed a sharp increase in violent sectarian or religious tensions. These range from Islamic extremists waging global jihad and power struggles between Sunni and Shia Muslims in the Middle East to the persecution of Rohingya in Myanmar and outbreaks of violence between Christians and Muslims across Africa. Ian Reader is the author of Religion in Contemporary Japan ( avg rating, 61 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), Simple Guides Shinto ( avg ratin /5(30).

    Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting significance. Religious violence is a term that covers phenomena where religion is either the subject or the object of violent behavior. Religious violence is violence that is motivated by, or in reaction to, religious precepts, texts, or the doctrines of a target or an attacker. It includes violence against religious institutions, people, objects, or events.


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Reader's Religious Violence in Contemporary Japan is a masterpiece of solid in-depth research and analysis that should be read by all persons interested in contemporary Japanese society and in modern religious movements.

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The Tokyo subway attack in March was just one of a series of criminal activities including murder, kidnapping, extortion, and the illegal manufacture of arms and drugs carried out by the Japanese new religious movement Aum Shinrikyo, under the guidance of its leader Asahara Shoko.

Ian Reader. University of Hawaii Press, - Religion - pages. 0 Reviews. This study looks at Aum's claims about itself and asks why a religious movement ostensibly focused on yoga. Reader places the sect in the context of contemporary Japanese religious patterns, discussing developments in Asahara Shoko's personality and teachings, Aum's millennialism and its developing hostility toward society, and compares Aum with other religious and political movements that turned to violence, both in Japan and elsewhere/5(33).

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Richmond, Surrey, England: Curzon Press and Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, Reader, Ian. Written by leading scholars in the field, this book provides new insights, based on original research, into the full spectrum of modern Japanese political-religious activity: from the prewar uses of Shinto in shaping the modern imperial nation-state to the postwar 'new religions' that have challenged the power of the political establishment.

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xvi + pp. Richmond: Curzon Press/Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, Paper £ isbn Cloth £ isbn This book critically examines the term ‘religion’ (shūkyō) as a social category within the sociological context of contemporary Japan.

Whereas the nineteenth-century construction of shūkyō Author: Mitsutoshi Horii. Read "Religious Violence in Contemporary Japan The Case of Aum Shinrikyo" by Ian Reader available from Rakuten Kobo.

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