Franklin

The culture of secrecy in Japanese religion / edited by Bernhard Scheid and Mark Teeuwen.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
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xvii, 397 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Secrecy -- Religious aspects.
Secrecy -- Japan.
Japan -- Civilization -- Buddhist influences.
Secrecy -- Religious aspects -- Tantric Buddhism.
Tantric Buddhism -- Japan -- History.
Contents:
Introduction : Japan's medieval culture of secrecy / Mark Teeuwen
Secrets, secrecy, and the study of religion : comparative views from the ancient world / Albert de Jong
The Problem of secrecy in Indian Tantric Buddhism / Ronald M. Davidson
Myth and secrecy in Tang-period Tantric Buddhism / Martin Lehnert
Secrecy in Japanese esoteric Buddhism / Fabio Rambelli
Reconsidering the taxonomy of the esoteric : hermeneutical and ritual practices of the lotus sutra / Lucia Dolce
Knowing vs. owning a secret : secrecy in medieval Japan, as seen through the sokui kanjo enthronement unction / Mark Teeuwen
Secrecy, sex and apocrypha : remarks on some paradoxical phenomena / Nobumi Iyanaga
Esotericism in noh commentaries and plays : Konparu Zenchiku's Meishuku shu and Kakitsubata / Susan Blakeley Klein
The elephant in the room : the cult of secrecy in Japanese Tantrism / Bernard Faure
Myths, rites, and Icons : three views of a secret / Kadoya Atsushi
Two modes of secrecy in the Nihon shoki transmission / Bernhard Scheid
When secrecy ends : the Tokugawa reformation of Tendai Buddhism and its implications / William M. Bodiford
Hiding the shoguns : secrecy and the nature of political authority in Tokugawa Japan / Anne Walthall
"Esoteric" and "public" in the late Mito thought / Kate Wildman Nakai.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Scheid, Bernhard, 1960-
Teeuwen, Mark.
ISBN:
0415387132 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780415387132 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
63679956