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1.
Book of Tea
by Kakuzo Okakura, Everett F. Bleiler (Editor)

Dover Pubns
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(June 1966)

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That a nation should construct one of its most resonant national ceremonies round a cup of tea will surely strike a chord of sympathy with at least some readers of this review. To many foreigners, nothing is so quintessentially Japanese as the tea ceremony--more properly, "the way of tea"--with its... Read more

 


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Simple Guide to Shinto, The Religion of Japan (Simple Guides to World Religions)
by Ian Reader, et al

Paul Norbury
Paperback - 128 pages
(October 1998)


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Book of Tea
by Kakuzo Okakura, Okakura Kakuzo

Charles E Tuttle Co
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(June 1956)


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That a nation should construct one of its most resonant national ceremonies round a cup of tea will surely strike a chord of sympathy with at least some readers of this review. To many foreigners, nothing is so quintessentially Japanese as the tea ceremony--more properly, "the way of tea"--with its... Read more

 


4.   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto
by Brian Bocking

NTC Publishing Group
Paperback - 288 pages
(October 1997)


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The Sword of Heaven : A Five Continent Odyssey to Save the World (Travelers' Tales)
by Mikkel Aaland

Travelers' Tales Inc
Hardcover - 336 pages
(September 1999)

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Did a Shinto Priest save the world? A few years before the Berlin Wall came down, a mysterious Shinto priest in Japan broke a holy sword into 108 pieces. The priest then called on his followers to place the pieces throughout the world so that the threat of thermonuclear destruction would be... Read more

 


6.   Norito : A Translation of the Ancient Japanese Ritual Prayers
by Donald L. Philippi(Editor)

Princeton Univ Pr
Paperback - 95 pages
Reprint edition (April 1991)



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This volume presents the only English translation of the prayers of Japan's indigenous religious tradition, Shinto. These prayers, norito, are works of religious literature that are basic to our understanding of Japanese religious history. Locating Donald Philippi as one of a small number of... Read more

 


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A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine
by John K. Nelson

University of Washington Press
Paperback
(April 1996)

$17.50

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A reviewer, May 23, 1996
Everything you've wanted to know on Shinto in today's Japan
Why read my book? For people with an interest in Japan, I provide a look behind the scenes at an important Shinto shrine (in Nagasaki) and the people, issues, and happenings that make it a vital part of contemporary life. It's really the only book of its kind. For those generally interested in... Read more

 


8.   The Gardeners of God : An Encounter With Five Million Baha'Is
by Colette Gouvion, et al

Oneworld Publications Ltd
Paperback - 223 pages
(April 1993)



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Two French journalists investigate an emerging religion and its adherents at their world center in Haifa, Israel, and in their regular meetings and functions in France. Translated from the 1989 French edition. Published by Oneworld Publications, Ltd., County Route 9, P.O. Box 357, Chatham, NY 12037.... Read more

 


9.   Shinto (World Religions)
by Paula Hartz

Facts on File, Inc.
Hardcover - 128 pages
(May 1997)

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10.   The Japanese Cult of Tranquillity
by Karlfried G. Durckheim

Samuel Weiser
Paperback - 128 pages
Revised edition (April 1992)


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11.   Textual Sources for the Study of Zoroastrianism (Textual Sources for the Study of Religion)
by Mary Boyce(Editor)

University of Chicago Press
Paperback - 166 pages
Reprint edition (November 1990)



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Kurozumikyo and the New Religions of Japan
by Helen Hardacre

Princeton Univ Pr
Paperback - 212 pages
Reprint edition (November 1988)


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"What particularly characterizes her [Hardacre's] work is the harmonious blend of theory and concrete illustration. . . . Hardacre has lived with the members of the Kurozumiky not only as a scholar but also as a human beingto be more precise, as a womanwho wants to share their joys and sorrows. This... Read more

 


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The Protocol of the Gods : A Study of the Kasuga Cult in Japanese History
by Allan C. Grapard, Allan G. Grapard

Univ California Press
Hardcover
(December 1992)

$55.00

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The Protocol of the Gods is a pioneering study of the history of relations between Japanese native institutions (Shinto shrines) and imported Buddhist institutions (Buddhist temples). Using the Kasuga Shinto shrine and the Kofukuji Buddhist temple, one of the oldest and largest of the shrine- temple... Read more

 


14.   Shinzo : Hachiman Imagery and Its Development (Harvard East Asian Monographs, No 119)
by Christine Guth Kanda

Harvard Univ
Hardcover - 135 pages
(December 1985)

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15.   The Rousing Drum : Ritual Practice in a Japanese Community
by Scott Schnell

Univ Hawaii Pr
Paperback - 352 pages
(July 1999)

$33.95

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Successful Business Management Through Shinto
by Toshu Fukami

toExcel
Paperback - 220 pages
(December 1998)



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This book is written in Japanese. Throughout history, successful people - those individuals who changed the course of civilization - have most typically been ardent believers in some spiritual force. Through their faith and under the protection of their God, they were able to achieve success. In... Read more

 


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