Issei Buddhism in the Americas
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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buddhism -- America,
  • Japanese -- America,
  • Immigrants -- America

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Duncan Ryūken Williams and Tomoe Moriya.
SeriesThe Asian American experience
ContributionsWilliams, Duncan Ryūken, 1969-, Moriya, Tomoe, 1968-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ724 .I87 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23945310M
ISBN 109780252035333, 9780252077197
LC Control Number2009048711

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Rich in primary sources and featuring contributions from scholars on both sides of the Pacific, Issei Buddhism in the Americas upends boundaries and categories that have tied Buddhism to Asia and illuminates the social and spiritual role that the religion has played in the Americas. While Buddhists in Japan had long described the migration of the religion as traveling from India, across Asia 4/5(1). Issei Buddhism in the Americas Rich in primary sources and featuring contributions from scholars on both sides of the Pacific, Issei Buddhism in the Americas upends boundaries and categories that have tied Buddhism to Asia and illuminates the social and spiritual role that the religion has played in the Americas. Buddhist modernism in English-language Buddhist periodicals / Lori Pierce --"Americanization" and "tradition" in Issei and Nisei Buddhist publications / Tomoe Moriya --Patriotism and war. The United States-Japanese war and Tenrikyo ministers in America / Akihiro Yamakura -- The role of Buddhist song culture in international acculturation. Issei Buddhism in the Americas - Ebook written by Duncan Ryuken Williams, Tomoe Moriya. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Issei Buddhism in the Americas.4/5(1).

Pacific Ocean to the Americas. These pioneering Issei (or "first-generation") priests and the devout Japanese Buddhist laypeople they served established a Buddhist presence in lands further east by constructing temples, transmitting Buddhist teachings and practices, and to a lesser extent, through converting non-Buddhists in the Americas. Read this article on Questia. Duncan Ryuken Williams and Tomoe Moriya, eds., Issei Buddhism in the Americas Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, pages. Issei Buddhism in the Americas (Asian American Experience) - Kindle edition by Williams, Duncan Ryuken, Moriya, Tomoe. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Issei Buddhism in the Americas (Asian American Experience)/5(2). Issei Buddhism in the Americas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Rich in primary sources and featuring contributions from sc 4/5.

Issei Buddhism in the Americas. A wide-ranging exploration of Asian immigrant religion. Rich in primary sources and featuring contributions from scholars on both sides of the Pacific, Issei Buddhism in the Americas upends boundaries and categories that have tied Buddhism to Asia and illuminates the social and spiritual role that the religion has played in the Americas. With contributions from scholars on both sides of the Pacific, Issei Buddhism in the Americas upends boundaries and categories that have tied Buddhism to Asia and illuminates the social and spiritual role that the religion has played in the Americas._xB__xB_While Buddhists in Japan had long described the migration of the religion as traveling from India, across Asia, and ending in Japan. Issei Buddhism in the Americas makes a unique contribution both to Asian and Asian American studies. The authors premise Issei Buddhism in the Americas as a final stage in bukkyo tozen, the eastward-moving transmission of Buddhism from India traditionally thought to have ended in Japan. Their work is thus a contribution to Asian studies, both in terms of how Japan entered a global age .   Issei Buddhism in the Americas by Duncan Ryuken Williams, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2).