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Japanese Buddhism and Christianity

Tucker N. Callaway

Japanese Buddhism and Christianity

a comparison of the Christian doctrine of salvation with that of some major sects of Japanese Buddhism.

by Tucker N. Callaway

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Published by Shinkyo Shuppansha Protestant Pub. Co. in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Japan.,
  • Salvation -- Buddhism.,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1440
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16620427M
    LC Control Number58004289

    Of the tens of thousands of Japanese converted to Orthodoxy thanks to his labors, a significant portion were former Buddhists, and amongst his assistants were former Buddhist monks (Bhikkhu), for example, Paul Savabe. The saint studied Buddhism during the first eight years of his time in Japan, when, in his words, he “strove with all diligence to study Japanese history, religion, and the. Needless to say, the initial introduction of Christianity to Japan was a new experience for the Japanese, and resulted in a strong impact and influence on Japanese culture in general, and particularly on the established religions of Shinto, Confucianism and Buddhism. —Francis Xavier and Alvares' Report on Japan—.

    This book focuses on the transformation of the Tendai School from a small and impoverished group of monks in the early ninth century to its emergence as the most powerful and influential school of Japanese Buddhism in the last half of the tenth century--a . 5. English Books about Japan: A Christian's Pocket Guide to the Japanese, OMF Offering helpful insights on Japan and its culture, this short book outlines Japan's history and religions, and addresses questions and difficulties that Japanese may have about Christianity.

    The Japan Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies was founded in February through the stimulus of the Hawaii Buddhist-Christian Conference and with Professor Doi Masatoshi as the principal initiator. Its aim from the start, as the Japan Chapter of the broader “East-West Religions Project” has been to promote East-West. Since the arrival of Christian missionaries in the East in the 13th century, followed by the arrival of Buddhism in Western Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries, similarities were perceived between the practices of Buddhism and Christianity. During the 20th century the differences between these two belief systems were also highlighted. Despite surface level non-scholarly analogies, Buddhism.


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[Tucker N Callaway] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Tucker N Callaway. Find more information about: OCLC Number:   In fact, having known many Japanese-American Buddhists throughout my life, I also know that most of them understand less about the central teachings of the Buddha than nominal Christians know about Jesus.

This is understandable because our culture is much more expressive of Christianity than of Buddhism. The development of a unique dramaturgy that synthesized both European and Japanese musico-dramatic aesthetics is a largely neglected topic in the history of Japanese theatre.

42 To the extent that Buddhism ‘became Japanese’ following its arrival from Korea in the 6th century, so too can we observe a ‘Japanization’ of Christianity.Buddhism and Shintoism are the two major religions in ing to the annual statistical research on religion in by the Agency for Culture Affairs, Government of Japan, percent of the population practices Shintoism, percent Buddhism, percent Christianity, and percent other religions.

Total adherents exceeds % because many Japanese people practice both Shintoism.book on Japanese Buddhism. The members of the editorial committee are Rev. Shōdō Kobayashi, Rev. Kantai Sakamoto, Rev. Gisei Tomatsu, and myself. With the kind approval of the JBF Director’s Board, the essence of Japanese Buddhism will be introduced to the degree possi-ble, but due to a limited budget and space some relevant essays were.