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Vol. 39 No. 1 & 2 ·Spring and Fall 2014

Special Issue:
The Politics of Buddhist Studies in Early Twentieth-Century Japan
Guest Editor: Orion Klautau

Articles

  • Jason Ananda Josephson: "The Politics of Buddhist Studies in Early Twentieth-Century Japan": An Introduction
  • Hayashi Makoto: The Birth of Buddhist Universities
  • Jolyon Baraka Thomas: Free Inquiry and Japanese Buddhist Studies: The Case of Kato Totsudo (1870-1949)
  • Orion Klautau: Nationalizing the Dharma: Takakusu Junjiro and the Politics of Buddhist Scholarship in Early Twentieth-Century Japan
  • Bryan D. Lowe: States of "State Buddhism": History, Religion, and Politics in Late Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Scholarship
  • Jeff Schroeder: Empirical and Esoteric: The Birth of Shin Buddhist Studies as a Modern Academic Discipline

Review Essay

Book Reviews

  • Nakanishi Naoki, Shokuminchi chosen to nihon bukkyo [Colonial Korea and Japanese Buddhism] (Hwansoo I. Kim)
  • Shinbori Kanno, Kindai bukkyo kyodan to goeika [Modern Buddhist Institutions and Goeika] (Dylan Luers Toda)
  • Orion Klautau, Kindai nihon shiso to shite no bukkyo shigaku [The Study of Buddhist History as Modern Japanese Thought] (Galen Amstutz)
  • Otani Eiichi, Kindai bukkyo to iu shiza: Senso, ajia, shakaishugi [The Perspective of Modern Buddhism: War, Asia, Socialism] (James Mark Shields)
  • Sueki Fumihiko, Hayashi Makoto, Yoshinaga Shin'ichi, and Otani Eiichi, eds. Budda no henbo: Kosaku suru kindai bukkyo [Transformations of the Buddha: Crisscrossing Streams of Modern Buddhism] (Jacqueline I. Stone)

Vol. 38 No. 1 & 2 ·Spring and Fall 2013

Special Issue:
In Memory of Professor YUKI Hideo (1926-2012)

Obituaries

Articles

Report

  • Tobias EckerterOne year in Manpuku-ji - The Monastery of the Ten Thousand Blessings

Book Reviews

  • Haruko Wakabayashi, The Seven Tengu Scrolls - Evil and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy in Medieval Japanese Buddhism (Martin Repp)
  • Paula Arai, Bringing Zen Home: The Healing Heart of Japanese Women's Rituals (Naoko Kobayashi)
  • Kiri Paramore, Ideology and Christianity in Japan (Martin Repp)
  • Yuki Miyamoto, Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima (Ugo Dessi)
  • James Mark Shields, Critical Buddhism: Engaging with Modern Japanese Buddhist Thought (Micah Auerback)
  • Muto Kazuo, Christianity and the Notion of Nothingness - Contributions to Buddhist-Christian Dialogue from the Kyoto School (Notto Thelle)

Vol. 37 No. 1 & 2 ·Spring and Fall 2012

Articles

  • Christoph Kleine and Katja Triplett: Introduction to "Religion and Healing in Japan"
  • Christoph Kleine: Buddhist Monks as Healers in Early and Medieval Japan
  • Paul Groner: Extreme Asceticism, Medicine and Pure Land Faith in the Life of Shuichi Muno (1683-1719)
  • Katja Triplett: Magical Medicine? - Japanese Buddhist Medical Knowledge and Ritual Instruction for Healing the Physical Body
  • Juhn Ahn: Worms, Germs, and Technologies of the Self - Religions, Sword Fighting, and Medicine in Early Modern Japan
  • Justin Stein: The Japanese New Religious Practices of jorei and okiyome in the Context of Asian Spiritual Healing Traditions
  • Damien Keown: Japanese Religions, Inclusivism, and the Global Context


Vol. 36 No. 1 & 2 ·Spring and Fall 2011

Articles

  • Klaus Antoni: Creating a Sacred Narrative -Kojiki Studies and Shinto Nationalism
  • Christopher A. Reichl: JThe Globalization of a Japanese New Religion -Ethnohistory of Seicho no Ie
  • Ugo Dessi: Japanese Religions, Inclusivism, and the Global Context
  • James M. Hommes: Guido F. Verbeck -A "Living Epistle" in Bakumatsu Meiji Japan

Book Reviews

  • Michael Como,Weaving and Binding -Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan (Patricia Yamada)
  • Karen Gerhart, The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan  (Hillary Pedersen)
  • Carol Richmond Tsang, War and Faith -Ikko Ikki in Late Muromachi Japan (Martin Repp)
  • Ugo Dessi (ed.), The Social Dimension of Shin Buddhism  (Jessie Starling)

Vol. 35 No. 1 & 2 ·Spring and Fall 2010

Articles

  • Galen Amstutz: Ambivalence Regarding Women and Female Gender in Premodern Shin Buddhism
  • Imre Galambos: Japanese 'Spies' along the Silk Road: British Suspicions Regarding the Second Otani Expedition (1908-09)
  • Fabio Rambelli: Home Buddhas: Historical Processes and Modes of Representation of the Sacred in the Japanese Buddhist Family Altar
  • Ugo Dessì: Religion, Networking, and Social Issues in Japan: The Case of the Kyodan Fuchi Kenkyusho Konwakai

Essay

  • Mark R. Mullins, From "Departures" to "Yasukuni Shrine:" Caring for the Dead and  the Bereaved in Contemporary Japanese Society

Book Reviews

  • Haruko Nawata Ward, Women Religious Leaders in Japan's Christian Century, 1549-1650 (Galen Amstutz)
  • Helen J. Baroni, Iron Eyes: The Life and Teachings of Obaku Zen Master Tetsugen Doko  (Martin Repp)
  • Elisabetta Porcu, Pure Land Buddhism in Modern Japanese Culture (Richard K. Yayne)
  • Christopher Ives, Imperial-Way Zen: Ichikawa Hakugen's Critique and Lingering Questions for Buddhist Ethics (Victor Forte)
  • Dennis Hirota, Asura's Harp: Engagement with Language as Buddhist Path  (Galen Amstutz)

Vol. 34 No. 2 ·July 2009

Special Issue:
The New Buddhism of the Meiji Period: Modernization through Internationalization

Guest Editor: Yoshinaga Shin'ichi

Articles

  • Yoshinaga Shin'ichi: Theosophy and Buddhist Reformers in the Middle of the Meiji Period: An Introduction
  • Hoshino Seiji: Reconfiguring Buddhism as a Religion: Nakanishi Ushiro and His Shin Bukkyo
  • Nozaki Koichi: Hirai Kinza and Unitarianism
  • Nagao Kayoko: Paul Carus' Involvement in the Modernization of Japanese Education and Buddhism
  • Akai Toshio: Theosophical Accounts in Japanese Buddhist Publications of the Late Nineteenth Century: An Introduction and Select Bibliography

Book Reviews

  • Mikael S. Adolphson, The Teeth and Claws of the Buddha: Monastic Warriors and Sohei in Japanese History (Martin Repp)
  • Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds.), Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Buddhist Theory in Practice (Victor Forte)
  • Nancy K. Stalker, Prophet Motive: Deguchi Onisaburo, Oomoto, and the Rise of New Religions in Imperial Japan (Martin Repp)

Vol. 34 No. 1 ·January 2009

In Memoriam Harry Thomsen (1928-2008): Dialogical Missionary and Research Facilitator
Notto R. Telle

Articles

  • KOTERA Yoshiaki:The Birth and "Habitat Distribution" of Shrine Guardian Lions
  • Patricia Yamada: Bodhisattva as Warrior God: The Curious Case of Shogun Jizo
  • Elisabetta Porcu: Anniversaries, Founders, Slogans and Visual Media in Shin Buddhism
  • HASE Shoto: Nishitani's Philosophy of Emptiness in "Emptiness and Immediacy"

Essay

  • Reggie Pawl, Negotiating for a Life in a Buddhist Way: A Case of Cross-Cultural Communication and Ecology

Book Reviews

  • Jonathan Morris Augustine, Buddhist Hagiography in Early Japan: Images of Compassion in the Gyoki Tradition (Martin Repp)
  • Jérôme Ducor, Terre Pure, Zen et Autorité: La Dispute de l'Ére Joo et la Réfutation du Mémorandum sur des Contraditions de la Foi par Ryonyo du Honganji (Galen Amstutz)
  • Steven Heine, Zen Skin, Zen Marrow: Will the Real Zen Buddhism Please Stand Up? (Victor Forte)
  • Michael Pye and Katja Triplett, Streben nach Glück: Schicksalsdeutung und Lebensgestaltung in japanischen Religionen (Elisabetta Porcu)
  • Philip L. Nicoloff, Sacred Koyasan: A Pilgrimage to the Mountain Temple of Saint Kobo Daishi and the Great Sun Buddha (Fabio Rambelli)
  • Charles Taylor, A Secular Age (Galen Amstutz)

 

Reports

  • Report of the Activities of the NCC Center for the Study of Japanese Religions in 2008/09
  • Report of the Interreligious Studies in Japan Program (ISJP) Fall Semester (2008/09)
  • Reports by ISJP-Participants
    Synnøve Sakura Heggem, Autumn 2008 in Japan
    Alexander Kalmbach, Some Reflections on my Experiences in Japan

 

Vol. 33 Nos. 1 & 2 · 2008

Editorial

Harry Thomsen: Reminescences of the NCC Study Center's Founder

Articles

  • Gaudenz Domenig: Land of the Gods Beyond the Boundary: Ritual Landtaking and the Horizontal World View
  • James Baskind: The Nianfo in Obaku Zen: A Look at the Teachings of the Three Founding Masters
  • Monika Schrimpf: The Pro- and Anti-Christian Writings of Fukan Fabian (1565-1621)
  • Imre Galambos: A Hungarian Visitor Among the Ainu: A Translation of Benedek Baráthosi-Balogh's Travel Reports to Sakhalin and Hokkaido
  • Ugo Dessì: The Pure Land as a Principle of Social Criticism


Feature: Interactions Between Japan and Tibet

  • Yoichi SHIMATSU: A Hidden History: "Free Tibet, the Lost Crusade of Buddhist Japan"
  • YOSHIMURA Hiromi: A Brief History of Japanese Studies in Tibetan Buddhism
  • Martin Repp: H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama and Japanese Buddhists: An Account and Analysis of Complicated Interactions

Book Reviews

  • Steven Heine, Opening a Mountain: Koans of the Zen Masters (Christian Wittern)
  • D. Max Moerman, Localizing Paradise: Kumano Pilgrimage and the Religious Landscape of Premodern Japan (Martin Repp)
  • Kenneth Doo Young Lee, The Prince and the Monk: Shotoku Worship in Shinran's Buddhism (Galen Amstutz)
  • Bryan J. Cuevas and Jacqueline I. Stone, eds., The Buddhist Dead: Practices, Discourses, Representations (Galen Amstutz)
  • Nam-lin Hur, Death and Social Order in Tokugawa Japan: Buddhism, Anti-Christianity, and the Danka System (Galen Amstutz)
  • Katja Triplett, Menschenopfer und Selbstopfer in den japanischen Legenden: Das Frankfurter Manuskript der Matsura Sayohime-Legende (Elisabetta Porcu)
  • Christina Rocha, Zen in Brazil: The Quest for Cosmopolitan Modernity (Mark R. Mullins)
  • Ugo Dessì, Ethics and Society in Contemporary Shin Buddhism (Galen Amstutz)
  • Paul L. Swanson and Clark Chilson, eds., Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions (Michael Pye)

Reports

 

Vol. 32 Nos. 1 & 2 · 2007

Editorial Note

In Memoriam Jan van Bragt (1928-2007)

Articles

Feature: Religion and Culture

  • Max Deeg: Komuso and “Shakuhachi-Zen”: From Historical Legitimation to the Spiritualisation of a Buddhist Denomination in the Edo Period
  • AWAZUHARA Atsushi: Perceptions of Ambiguous Reality: Life, Death and Beauty in Sakura
  • Elisabetta Porcu: Aesthetics and Art in Modern Pure Land Buddhism
  • Mark R. Mullins: Christianity as a Transnational Social Movement – Kagawa Toyohiko and the Friends of Jesus
  • Michael Pye: How May the Academic Study of Religions Assist the Dialogue of Religions?

Book Reviews

  • Ikumi Kaminishi, Explaining Pictures: Buddhist Propaganda and Etoki Storytelling in Japan (Martin Repp)
  • Johannes Meier, ed., Sendung – Eroberung – Begegnung: Franz Xaver, die Gesellschaft Jesu und die katholische Kirche im Zeitalter des Barock. (Martin Repp)
  • Simone Heidegger, Buddhismus, Geschlechterverhältnis und Diskriminierung: Die gegenwärtige Diskussion im Shin-Buddhismus Japans. (Elisabetta Porcu)
  • Sallie King, Being Benevolence: The Social Ethics of Engaged Buddhism. (Galen Amstutz)
  • Leonard J. Schoppa, Race for the Exits: The Unraveling of Japan's System of Social Protection (Galen Amstutz)

Reports

  • Report of the Activities of the NCC Center for the Study of Japanese Religions in 2006/07
  • Report on the Interreligious Studies in Japan Program (ISJP) Fall Semester 2006
  • Reports by ISJP-Participants (2006/07):
  • Report by Andreas Allemann
  • Report by Jörg Pintz

 

Vol. 31 No. 2 · July 2006

Articles

  • Max Deeg: The "Brillian Teaching": The Rise and Fall of 'Nestorianism' (Jingjiao) in Tang China
  • Ugo Dessì: The Critique of Anthropocentrism and Humanism in Present-day Shin Buddhism

    Feature: Religion and Caricature
    Introduction
    Editor
  • Martin Repp: "The Caricature of Caricatures": Communicational Strategies in the Danish Cartoon Conflict
  • Tim Jensen: From a Prophetic Warner to a Villain: How a Religious Scholar Became Entangled in the Muhammad Cartoon Controversy
  • Tim Jensen: The Muhammad Cartoon Crisis: The Tip of an Iceberg
  • Martin Repp: Buddhism and Cartoons in Japan: How Much Parody Can a Religion Bear?

Book Reviews

 

Vol. 31 No. 1 · January 2006

Articles and Translations

  • Robert F. Rhodes: The Beginning of Pure Land Buddhism in Japan: From its Introduction through the Nara Period
  • Yoshiko and Andrew Dykstra: Kirishitan Stories by Akutagawa Ryunosuke: Introduction and Translation
    Introduction
    A Miracle (1916)
    Lucifer (1918)
    The Life of a Holy Fool (1919)
    Black Robed Mary (1920)
    Smiles of the Gods (1921)
    Returning a Favor (1922)
    Ogin (1922)
    The Diary of Maid Ito (1923)
    Oshino (1924)

Book Reviews

  • Martin Repp, Honens religiöses Denken: Eine Untersuchung zu Strukturen religiöser Erneuerung (Michael Pye)
  • Reinhard Zöllner, Japans Karneval der Krise: Ejanaika und die Meiji-Renovation (Martin Repp)
  • Linda Learman, Buddhist Missionaries in the Era of Globalization (Galen Amstutz)
  • Mark R. Mullins, ed., Handbook of Christianity in Japan (Martin Repp)

Reports

Vol. 30 Nos. 1 & 2 · 2005

Articles

  • Klaus Antoni: Izumo as the Other Japan – Construction verses Reality
  • Johannes Wilhelm: Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the Beliefs of Japanese Fishing Villages
  • Christopher Reichl: Transplantation of a Ryukyan New Religion Overseas – Hawaiian Ijun
  • Mira Sonntag: Education in the Sign of the Covenant – The Case of Aishin High School in Western Japan
  • MUTO Kazuo: "Watch Yours Step!"
  • Notto Thelle: Relation, Awareness, and Energy – Three Worlds? An Approach to Mutual Understanding

Book Reviews

  • Washizuka Hiromitsu et al., Transmitting the Forms of Divinity: Early Buddhist Art from Korea and Japan engendering Faith – Women and Buddhism in Premodern Japan (Cynthea Bogel)
  • Fabio Rambelli, Vegetal Buddhas: Ideological Effects of Japanese Buddhist Doctrines on the Salvation of Inanimate Beings (Martin Repp)
  • Richard K. Payne and Kenneth K. Tanaka, eds., Approaching the Land of Bliss: Religious Praxis in the Cult of Amithaba (Galen Amstutz)
  • Monika Schrimpf, Zur Begegnung des japanischen Buddhismus mit dem Christentum in der Meiji-Zeit (1868-1912) (Notto Thelle)
  • Toshimaro Ama, Why are the Japanese Non-religious? (Galen Amstutz)
  • E. Mase-Hasegawa, Spirit of Christ Inculturated (Victor Faessel)

Reports

Vol. 29 Nos. 1 & 2 · 2004

Special Issue: Meiji Christianity

Guest Editor: Elizabeth A. Dorn

Articles

  • Suzuki Norihisa: Evangelism and Acceptance: Focus on the Meiji Period
  • Elizabeth A. Dorn: Crusading Against Prostitution: The Women’s Temperance Union in Meiji Japan
  • YOSHINAGA Keiichiro: City Upon a Hill From Afar: Confucianism and Christianity in Uchimura Kanzo
  • R. David Rightmire: Cultural Adaption of Wesleyan-Holiness Mission in Japan: A Case Study of Yamamuro Gunpei
  • and the Salvation Army
  • Gergory Vanderbilt: To Sow a Mustard Seed: Narrating the Omi Mission in Late Meiji Japan
  • A. Hamish Ion: Japanese Christian Overseas Missionary Movement During the Meiji Period

Book Reviews

  • Clark Chilson and Peter Knecht, eds., Shamans in Asia (Martin Repp)
  • Barbara Ruch , ed., Engendering Faith: Women and Buddhism in Premodern Japan (R. Keller Kimbrough)
  • Finn Hauberg Mortensen, Kierkegaard Made in Japan (HAYASHI Tadayoshi)
  • Christal Whelan, Japan's Hidden Christians (Christian M. Hermansen)

News from the NCC Center

  • Report on the Interreligious Studies in Japan Program
  • Master Theses and Doctoral Dissertations on Christianity in Meiji Japan

Vol. 28 · No. 2 · July 2003

Editorial

Articles

  • UENO Yasuo: Ezo Kirishitan painted with Japanese Colors
  • Gunhild Borggreen: Family Portrait: Christian Iconography and Modern Bodies in a Painting by Fukushima Mizuho
  • Nancy Stalker: Art and New Religions: From Deguchi Onisaburo to the Miho Museum
  • SHAKU Tesshu: Signs in Comics and Symbols in Religions
  • TERAMOTO Tomomasa: Introduction to the Study of the Religious Factor in Japanese Comics: The Example of Wan zero by SATO Shio
  • MIYAI Rika: Accepting Karmic Rebirth in Japan Today: As seen in the Comic Boku no chikyu wo mamotte

Book Reviews

  • Jörg B. Quenzer, Buddhistische Traum-Praxis im japanischen Mittelalter (11.-15. Jahrhundert)
  • OMORI Jin, HIGASHIDA Maki and TAYA Aoki, Rekishi ehon Nihon ni kaerenakatta otokotachi
  • Wai-Ming NG, The I Ching in Tokugawa Thought and Culture (Bent Nielsen)
  • Helen Hardacre, Religion and Society in Nineteenth-Century Japan: A Study of the Southern Kanto Region Using Late Edo and Early Meiji Gazetteers (Alexander Vesey)

Vol. 28 · No. 1 · January 2003

Editorial Note

Take Kuniyasu (1933-2002)

Articles

  • David Gardiner: Transmission Problems: The Reproduction of Scriptures And Kukai’s “Opening” of an Esoteric Tradition
  • David Gardiner: Translation of Kukai’s Kan’ensho
  • YAGI Seiichi: The Body as Location of Oneness – On the Symbolic Representation of Bashoron
  • James W. Heisig: A Response to Yagi Seiichi

Book Reviews

  • James W. Heisig, Philosophers of Nothingness: An Essay on the Kyoto School (Tiziano Tosolini)
  • Miyake Hitoshi, Shugendo: Essays on the Structure of Folk Religion(Chari Pradel)
  • Edmund Chia, ed., Dialogue? Resource Manual for Catholics in Asia (YANASHITA Akiko)

Reports

  • NCC Study Center Activities 2002
  • Interreligious Studies in Japan Program (ISJP)
Vol. 27 · No. 2 · July 2002
Suzuki Norihisa: On the Translation of God. (Part 2)
Andrew Ion Hamish: First Contact: Early Protestant Missionary Views of Japanese Religions, 1859-1883
Antony Boussemart: East Meets West: Toki Horyu (1854-1923), a Shingon Monk and the 1893 Chicago World’s Parliament of Religions
Clark Chilson: Religion Concealed and Revealed: The Uses of History by a Secretive Shinshu Leader
Book Reviews
Peter Haskel (Transl. and intr.), Letting Go: The Story of Zen Master Tosui (Eluhi Smith)
Ikuo Higashibaba, Christianity in Early Modern Japan. Kirishitan – Belief and Practice (Martin Repp)
Yamaji (Trans. by Graham Squires), Essays on the Modern Japanese Church: Christianity in Meiji Japan (James L. Huffman)
Niihori Kuniji, Kami wo tatau: Kirisutokyo haiku no sekai (Emi Mase-Hasegawa)
Robert J. Kisala and Mark R. Mullins, eds., Religions and Social Crisis Understanding in Japan. Japanese Society Through the Aum Affair (John Nelson)
Vol. 27 · No. 1 · January 2002
Shingon Buddhism

Hinonishi Shinjo: The Hogo (Treasure Name) of Kobo Daishi and the Development of Beliefs Associated with It
William Londo: The 11th Century Revival of Mt. Koya: Its Genesis as a Popular Religious Site
2005.3.8
Fabio Rambelli: Buddha’s Wrath: Esoteric Buddhism and the Discourse of Divine Punishment
Harriet Hunter: A Late Heian Period Reinterpretation of the Rishukyo mandara
Bookreviews
Mikael Adolphson, The Gates of Power: Monks, Courtiers, and Warriors in Medieval Japan (Wakabayashi Haruko)
Jacqueline Stone, Original Enlightenment and the Transformation of Medieval Japanese Buddhism (Martin Repp)
Steven Heine, Shifting Shape, Shaping Text: Philosophy and Folklore in the Koan Tradition (Hank Glassman)
Brian Bocking, The Oracles of the Three Shrines: Windows on Japanese Religion (Martin Repp)
Dennis Hirota, ed., Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism (Teramoto Tomomasa)
Reports
NCC Study Center Activities 2001
Report on the Annual Seminar 2001

Vol. 26 · No. 2 · July 2001
Feature: Aum in Russia
Yoshiko Dykstra and Yuko Kurata: The Yokobue-soshi: Conflicts Between Social Convention, Human Love and Religious Renunciation
Suzuki Norihisa: On the Translation of God
Alexander Kabanoff: Aum Shinrikyo in Russia
Galina A. Krylova: Psychiatry Treats Heterodoxy: The 1995 Aum Trial in Russia from a Lawyer’s Perspective
Book Reviews
Helen J Baroni, Obaku Zen: The Emergence of the Third Sect of Zen in Tokugawa Japan (Dieter Schwaller)
Jamie Hubbard and Paul L. Swanson (eds.), Pruning the Bodhi Treee: The Storm over Critical Buddhism (William LaFleur)
Ian Reader and George J. Tanabe, Jr. Practically Religious: Worldly Benefits and the Common Religion of Japan (Mark R. Mullins)
Scott Schnell, The Rousing Drum: Ritual Practice in a Japanese Community (Alexander Kabanoff)
Klaus Antoni, Shinto und die Konzeption des japanischen Nationalswesens (Kokutai) (Ulrich Dehn)
Shinto (Film) (John Nelson)
Vol. 26 · No. 1 · January 2001
Jonathan Augustine: Monks and Charitable Projetcs: The Legacy of Gyoki Bosatsu
Alexander M. Kabanoff: Religious Practice on the Miyako Islands in the 1920’s: From the Archives of Nikolai Nevsky
Klaus Antoni: Religion and Commercialization: The Shinto Wedding Ritual (shinzenshiki) as an "Invented Tradition" in Japan
Robert Enns: "Making All Things New"? - Remembering the Ancestors in a Japanese Protestant Family
Book Reviews
Elizabeth ten Grotenhuis, Japanese Mandalas: Representations of Sacred Geography (Brian Ruppert)
Senchakushu English Tranlation Project (transl. & ed.), Honen’s Senchakushu: Passages on the Selection of the Nembutsu in the Original Vow (Christoph Kleine)
Jan van Alphen (ed.), Enku, 1632-1695: Timeless images from the 17th Century Japan (Royall Tyler)
Galen Amstutz, Interpreting Amida: History and Orientalism in the Study of Pure Land Buddhism (Robert Rhodes)
Esber Andreasen, Popular Buddhism in Japan: Shin Buddhist Religion and Culture (Brian Bocking)
Robert Kisala, Prophets of Peace: Pacifism and Cultural Identity in Japan's New Religions (Notto R. Thelle)
Ian Reader, Religious Violence in Contemporary Japan: The Case of Aum Shinrikyo (Alexander Kabanoff)
Mark R. Mullins, Christianity Made in Japan: A Study of Indigenous Movements (Kenneth J. Dale)
Reports
Report on the Parliament of World's Religion 1999
Annual Report 2000
Vol. 25 · Nos. 1&2 · January 2000
Commemorative Volume NCC Center for the Study of Japanese Religions 1959-1999
Jan van Bragt: From Nagoya with Gratitude
Notto R. Thelle: Dialogue – Study – Friendship
Haakan Eilert: How are Your Studies Proceeding?
James Heisig:Ad multos annos!
Iwai Nobuko: Love is the Beginning and the End
Yuki Hideo: Christianity and Japanese Culture
Ariga Tetsutaro: From Confucius to Christ: A Feature of Early Protestantism in Japan
Doi Masatoshi: Reading a Buddhist Text with Christian Eyes
Muto Kazuo: Christianity and the Notion of Nothingness
Yuki Hideo: The Emperor of Japan: Symbol and Realitiy
Yamashita Akiko: Tenrin-o and Henjo-nanshi: Two Women Founders of New Religions
Martin Repp: Popular Youth Culture and Religion in Contemporary Japan
Jan van Bragt: Interreligious Dialogue and Evangelization
Martin Repp: The NCC Center for the Study of Japanese Religions: Forty Years of Research and Dialogue
Seminar Reports
John A. Moss: Shinran and Jodo-shinshu in Our Contemporary World (1992)
Armin Kroehler: A Consideration of Religious Observances for the Dead (1994)
David Burger: Kirishitan – Early Christianity in Japan (1994)
Jorn Borup: Vitual Reality? Young People and New Religious Movements in Japan (1996)
Reports of Visiting Researchers
Peter Igarashii: Reflections on the NCC Study Center
Bernhard Neuenschwander: One Year at the NCC Study Center
Jorn Borup: Field-work Through the NCC Study Center
Kathrin Bosse: Three Months as a Student at the NCC Study Center
Overviews of Seminars and Study Groups
List of Seminars in Japanese
List of Seminars in English
List of Budhist Text Study Groups (butten kenkyu-kai)
Documents
Quarterly News (January 1959): Editor’s Notes
Deai Vol. 1 No. 3 (1967): Building Project for the NCC Study Center
Annual Report 1999
Photos
Vol. 24 · No. 2 · July 1999
Christoph Kleine and Livia Kohn: Daoist Immortality and Buddhist Holiness: A Study and Translation of the Honcho shinsen-den
Review Article
Livia Kohn: Daoism in Japan: A Comprehensive Collection
Book Reviews
Kyoko Motomichi Nakamura (trsl. & ed.), Miraculous Stories from the Japanese Buddhist Tradition: The Nihon ryoiki of the Monk Kyokai (Christoph Kleine)
Doris G. Bargen, A Woman’s Weapon: Spirit Possession in The Tale of Genji (Sarah Strong)
Steven Turnbull, The Kakure Kirishitan of Japan: A Study of their Development, Beliefs and Rituals to the Present Day (Higashibaba Ikuo)
Vol. 24 · No. 1 · January 1999
Robert Rhodes: Bodhisattva Practice and Pure Land Practice: Senkan and the Construction of Pure Land Discourse in Heian Japan
Higashibaba Ikuo: Historiographical Issues in the Studies of the “Christian Century” in Japan Monica Schrimpf: Buddhism Meets Christianity: Inoue Enryo’s View of Christianity in Shinri Kinshin
Mark MacWilliams: Revisioning Japanese Religiousity: Tezuka Osamu’s Hi no Tori (The Phoenix)
Book Reviews
Brian Victoria, Zen at War (Jorn Borup)
Tina Hamrin, Dansreligionen i Japansk Immigrantmiljo pa Hawaii,. Via helbradgorare och Jodo shinshu-praster till nationalistk millennarism (Jorn Borup)
John C. England, The Hidden History of Christianity in Asia: The Churches of the East Before 1500 (David Stowe)
Alan Suggate, Japanese Christians and Society (John MacIntosh)
Reports
James Fredricks: The 21st NCC Seminar on Japanese Religions: Pure Land Teachings within Tendai Buddhism
NCC Study Center Activities 1998
Vol. 23 · Nos. 1&2 · January 1998
Millennial Movements in East and Southeast Asia
Jan van Bragt: Apocalyptic Thought in Christianity and Buddhism
Livia Kohn: The Beginnings and Cultural Characteristics of East Asian Millenarianism
Robert Rhodes: Recovering the Golden Age: Michinaga, Jokei and the Worship of Maitreya in Medieval Japan
Choi Joon-sik: An Interpretation of the “Awakening Period” in New Religious Movements of Korea
Jose Mario Francisco: The Hermeneutics of Traditional Tagalog Apocalyptic Groups
Deng Zhaoming: Recent Millennial Movements in Mainland China
Benoit Vermander: Religions in Taiwan: Between Mercantilism and Millenarianism
Yamashita Akiko: The “Eschatology” of Japanese New and New New Religions
Robert Kisala: 1999 and Beyond: The Use of Nostradamus’ Prophecues by Japanese New Religions
Vol. 22 · No. 2 · July 1997
Christoph Kleine: Hermits and Ascetics in Ancient Japan: The Concept of Hijiri Reconsidered
Michael Kinski: Moral Disposition and Personal Autonomy: Katayama Kenzan as a Representative of Eighteenth-Century Eclectic Confucianism
Galen Amstutz: Modern Cultural Nationalism and English Writing on Buddhism: The Case of D.T. Suzuki and Shin Buddhism
Hara Makoto: Christianity in Indonesia Under Japanese Military Rule
James W. Heisig: Converting Buddhism to Christianity, Christianity to Buddhism
Book Review
Stuart D. B. Picken, Essentials of Shinto; An Analytical Guide to Principal Teachings (Norman Havens)
Vol. 22 · No. 1 · January 1997
Feature: Revising the Religious Corporations Law
Maya M. Hara: Genku shonin shi nikki: A Study and Translation of an early Honen Biography
John LoBreglio: The Revisions to the Religious Corporations Law: An Introduction and Annotated Translation
Robert J. Kisala: Reactions to Aum: The Revision of the Religious Corporations Law
Yuki Hideo: Problems with the Revisions to the Religious Corporations Law
Reports
Maeda Daisuke, Miyai Rika and the Editor: The Religious Situation of the “Aum Generation”
Jorn Borup: The 19th NCC Seminar for Missionaries
Book Reviews
Christoph Kleine, Honens Buddhismus des Reinen Landes: Reform, Reformation oder Haeresie? (Jan van Bragt)
Richard Henry Drummond, A Broader Vision: Perspectives on the Buddha and Christ (Harold A. Netland)
Vol. 21 · No. 2 · July 1996
Jan van Bragt: In Memoriam: Heinrich Dumoulin
Yuki Hideo and Martin Repp: In Memoriam Muto Kazuo
Muto Kazuo: Christianity and the Notion of Nothingness
John A. Tucker: Ghosts and Spirits in Tokugawa Japan: The Confucian Views of Ito Jinsai
Roald E. Kristiansen: Western Science and Japanese Confucianism: A History of Their Interaction and Transformation
Brian McVeigh: Spirit Possession in Sukyo Mahikari: A Variety of Sociopsychological Experience
Yamashita Akiko: Korean Shamanism and Christianity: A Shaman’s Story
Takenaka Masao: Ryokan and Christians in Japan
Book Reviews
Steven Heine, Dogen and the Koan Tradition: A Tale of Two Shobogenzo Texts (Richard B.Pilgrim)
William M. Bodiford, Soto Zen in Medieval Japan (Alexander Kabanoff)
Kurozumi Tadaaki, The Opening Way: Kurozumi Munetada, Founder of Kurozumikyo (Stuart Picken)
Vol. 21 · No. 1 · January 1996
Pure Land Buddhism in Heian and Kamakura Japan
Hayami Tasuku: On Problems Surrounding Koya’s Appearance
Robert F. Rhodes: Pure Land Practitioner or Lotus Devotee? The Earliest Biographies
of Genshin. Appendix: Translation of the Kakocho Biography
Christoph Kleine: The Separate Biography of Honen: A translation and Critical Analysis of the Betsu-denki
Martin Repp: The Supreme Dharma for the Meanest People: Honen’s Interpretation of the “Three Pure Land Sutras”
Yasutomi Shinya: Shinran’s Historical Consciousness
Review Article
Robert F. Rhodes: A New Approach to Medieval Pure Land Buddhism: Taira Masayuki, Nihon chusei no shakai to Bukkyo
Book Reviews
Donald F. McCallum, Zenkoji and Its Icon: A Study in Medieval Japanese Religious Art (Patricia Yamada)
Janet R. Goodwin, Alms and Vagabounds: Buddhist Temples and Popular Patronage in Medieval Japan (Alexander M. Kabanoff)
Report
NCC Study Center News
Vol. 20 · No. 2 · July 1995
Livia Kohn: Koshin: A Taoist Cult in Japan. Part III: The Scripture – A Translation of the Koshinky
Jack E. Nelson: Todaisha and the Watch Tower Society in Japan: Prophetic Protest, Suppression, and Schism
Richard Young and Ikeuchi Fuki: Religion in ‘the Hateful Age’: Reflections on Pokkuri and Other Geriatric Rituals in Japan’s Aging Society
Review
Ian Reader, Esben Andreasen, Finn Stefánson (eds.), Japanese Religions Past and Present (Brian McVeigh)
Reports
Martin Repp: The Earthquake in the Kobe-Osaka Area January 17th 1995. Its Impact on Religions and their Response
Richard Young: Lethal Achievements: Fragments of a Response to the Aum Shinrikyo Affair
Vol. 20 · No. 1 · January 1995
John S. Strong and Sarah M. Strong: A Tooth Relic of the Buddha in Japan: An Essay on the Sennyu-ji Tradition and a Translation of Zeami’s No Play “Shari”
Livia Kohn: Koshin: A Taoist Cult in Japan. Part II: Historical Development
Brian McVeigh: Learning Morality Through Sentiment and the Senses: The Role of Emotional Experience in Sukyo Mahikari
Book Reviews
Maria D. Reis-Habito, Die Dharani des Grossen Erbarmens des Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara mit tausend Händen und Augen – Übersetzung und Untersuchung ihrer textlichen Grundlage sowie Erforschung ihres Kultes in China (Dieter Schwaller)
Allan G. Grapard, The Protocol of the Gods: A Study of the Kasuga Cult in Japanese History (Michael G. Watson)
Janine Sawada Anderson, Confucian values and Popular Zen: Sekimon Shingaku in Eighteenth Century Japan (Michel Mohr)
Winston Davis, Japanese Religions and Society: Paradigms of Structure and Change (Thomas Dean)
Mark R. Mullins, Shimazono Susumu, and Paul L. Swanson (eds.), Religion and Society in Modern Japan: Selected Readings (Doron B. Cohen)
Harold A. Netland, Dissonant Voices: Religious Pluralism and the Question of Truth (Donald C. Drummond)
Reports
David Burger: NCC Seminar for Missionaries on Kirishitan
Armin Kroehler: NCC Seminar for Pastors on Ancestor Veneration
NCC Study Center News 1993/94
Vol. 19 · Nos. 1&2 · January 1994
Kirishitan – Early Christianity in Japan
Elisabeth Goessmann: Gracia Hosokawa Tama (1563-1600)
Oskar Mayer: Fukansai Fabian and Kirishitan – A Paradigm of Modern Awareness
Evelyn M. and Armin H. Kroehler: The Kirishitan of Aizu
Stephen Turnbull: From Catechist to Kami: Martyrs and Mythology Among the Kakure Kirishitan
Christal Whelan: Loss of the Signified Among the Kakure Kirishitan
Doron B. Cohen: The God of Amae: Endo’s Silence Reconsidered
Diego Yuuki S.J.: The Crypto-Christians of Nagasaki
John C. England: Epilogue: Analogies of Faith – Signs of the Way
Book Review
Ann M. Harrington, Japan’s Hidden Christians (Richard F. Young)
Reports
NCC Study Center News 1992/93
Kresten Christensen: NCC Seminar of Missionaries on Obaku-shu in Mampuku-ji
Vol. 18 · No. 2 · July 1993
Paul L. Swanson (tr.): Tapping the Source Directly: A Japanese Shugendo Apocryphical Text
Livia Kohn : Koshin: A Taoist Cult in Japan. Part I: Contemporary Practices
Brian McVeigh: Building Belief through the Body: The Physical Embodiment of Morality and Doctrine in Sukyo Mahikari
Ueda Shizuteru: Zen and Philosophy in the Thought of Nishida Kitaro
Book Reviews
Fred Eppsteiner (ed.), The Path of Compassion: Writings on Socially Engaged Buddhism; Christopher Ives, Zen Awakening and Society; Kenneth Kraft (ed.), Inner Peace, World Peace Ulrich Dehn
Vol. 18 · No. 1 · January 1993
John Nelson: Of Flowers and Phalli: Sexual Symbolism at Kamigamo Shrine
Robert Enns: “Slander against our People”:Tamura Naomi and the Japanese Bride Incident
Jan van Bragt: Buddhism – Jodo Shinshu – Christianity: Does Jodo Shinshu Form a Bridge Between Buddhism and Christianity?
Reports
Armin H. Kroehler: Religious Dialogue at the Grassroots level
NCC Study Center News 1992
Seminar on Shinran and Jodo Shinshu
Vol. 17 · No. 2 · July 1992
Brian McVeigh: The Master Metaphor of Purity: The Symbolism of Authority and Power in Sukyo Mahikari
Ulrich Dehn: Towards a Historical Consciousness of Japanese Buddhism – Uehara Senroku (1899-1975)
Mark R. Mullins: The Empire Strikes Back: Korean Pentecosteal Mission to Japan
Report
Trevor Astley: Nichiren Shoshu and Soka Gakkai
Book Review
Vol. 17 · No. 1 · January 1992
Martin Repp and Urs App: In Memoriam: Anna Seidel (1938 - 1991)
Alfred Bloom: Shinran in the Context of Pure Land Tradition
Helen J. Baroni: Obaku Zen – An Introduction
Lourens Minnema: A Common Ground for Comparing Mystical Thought: Nishitani and Rahner from an Anthropological Perspective
Urs App: Zen Glossary on the Quick
Book Reviews
NCC Study Center News
Vol. 16 · No. 4 · July 1991
Hakan Eilert: Keiji Nishitani (1900 - 1990) – A Thinker Between East and West Roald E. Kristiansen: Ethics and Emptiness
Gilbert L. Johnston: Morality Versus Religion in Late Meiji Society: Kiyozawa Manshi
Parameters of Faith among Japanese Junior College Women:
Thomas J. Hastings: An Initial Inquiry Based on Fowler's Theory of Faith Development
Vol. 16 · No. 3 · January 1991
Hubert Durt: Bodhisattva and Layman in Early Mahayana
Dennis Hirota: Breaking the Darkness: Images of Reality in the Shin Buddhist Path
Nikky Shingh: The Other world in this World: An Indian Interpretation of the Yamamba
Karen A. Smyers: Of Foxes, Buddhas, and Shinto Kami: The Syncretic Nature of Inari Beliefs
Patricia Yamada: A Friend in Need: The Bodhisattva Jizo
Book Reviews
NCC Study Center News
Vol. 16 · No. 2 · July 1990
Yamashita Akiko: Tenrin-O and Henjo-Nansi – Two Women-Founders of New Religions
Aloysius B. Chang: Liberative Elements in the Confucian Tradition
Mark R. Mullins: The Transplantation of Religion in Comparative Sociological Perspective
Siegfried Finkbeiner: Christian-Buddhist Encounters: Mission and Dialogue in Japan
Eto Naozumi: Kishi Chitose (1898-1989) – A Japanese Churchman
Vol. 16 · No. 1 · January 1990
John McIntosh: The Religious Pulse of Koreans in Japan
Ian Astley-Kristensen: Shingon Buddhism, this Body, and the West
Robert Fukada: Toyohiko Kagawa and Japanese Religions
Hans Joachim Stein: Spiritual Aspects in the Art of Traditional Japanese Archery (Kyudo)
NCC Study Center News
Vol. 15 · No. 4 · July 1989
Muto Kazuo: Theologism and Religionism
Abe Masao: The Problem of Self-Centeredness as the Root-Source of Human Suffering
Richard Fox Young: Jesus. The ‘Christ’ and Deguchi Onisaburo: A Study of Adversarial Syncretism in a Japanese World-Renewal Religion
Nobuhara Tokiyuki: Sunyata, Kenosis, and Jihi or Friendly Compassionate Love: Toward a Buddhist-Christian Theology of Loyalty
Book Reviews
Vol. 15 · No. 3 · January 1989
Doi Masatoshi – 1907 - 1988 Steve Odin: Abe Masao & The Kyoto School on Christian Kenosis & Buddhist Sunyata Ishida Hoyu: Otto’s Theory of Religious Experience as Encounter with the Numinous and its Application to Buddhism Hakan Eilert: The Hidden Persuader Tokunaga Michio: A Japanese Transformation of Christianity Calvin Mercer: Sudden Incongruity in Zen Buddhist Koans and the Parables and Proverbs of Jesus Gerald Cooke: A New Life-Stage in the Otani Denomination
Vol. 15 · No. 2 · July 1988
Gerhard Schepers: Shinran’s View of the Human Predicament and the Christian Concept of Sin
Thomas G. Hand: Mahayana Consciousness and the Christian Doctrine of the Personal God
John P. Keenan: Buddhist Yogacara Philosophy as Ancilla Theologiae
Bonnie Bowman Thurston: The Gospel of John and Japanese Buddhism
Vol. 15 · No. 1 · January 1988
Huston Smith: This Ecumenical Moment: What are we seeking
Dickson Kazuo Yagi: Protestant Perspectives on Ancestor Worship in Japanese Buddhism: The Funeral and the Buddhist Altar
Amelie Enns: The Subject-Object dichotomy in Heidegger’s A Dialogue on Language and Nishitani’s Religion and Nothingness
Ernest D. Piryns: Religious Syncretism: The Japanese Case
Book Reviews
NCC Center 1986-87
Vol. 14 · No. 4 · July 1987
Yagi Sei’ichi: An Unhappy Dialogue
John Ross Carter: On Conferences and Faith
John Ishihara: Luther and Shinran: Simul Justus et Peccator and Nishu Jinshin
Book Reviews
Vol. 14 · No. 3 · December 1986
Abe Masao: The Japanese View of Truth
Ian Reader: Zazenless Zen. The Position of Zazen in Institutional Zen Buddhism
Bonnie Bowman Thurston: Zen Influence on Thomas Merton’s View of the Self
Book Reviews
NCC Center Activities 1985-86
Vol. 14 · No. 2 · July 1986
John R. Mayer: The Buddhist-Christian Dialogue: Secularity and Transformation – Dialogue with Kobori Nanrei Sohaku
Eto Naozumi: Japanese Civil Religion and the Yasukuni Shrine
Fredrik Spier: Introducing Agon-Shu
Book Reviews
Vol. 14 · No. 1 · December 1985
Hakan Eilert: A Brief Outline of Pure Land Buddhism in India and Early China
H. Neill McFarland: “If You Meet the Patriarch Kill Him!” Dispensing with Bodhidharma
Ian Reader: Transformation and Changes in the Teachings of the Soto Zen Buddhist Sect
Book Reviews
NCC Study Center Activities
Vol. 13 · No. 4 · June 1985
Fredrik Spier: “Dialogue is Between Fully Committed Persons”: A Portrait of Doi Masatoshi
Notto R. Thelle: Reflections on Dialogue as a Spiritual Pilgrimage: On Theological Addresses
Ernest D. Piryns, CICM: F ormative Elements in the Emergence and Growth of the New Religions of Japan
D. C. Lewis: Japanese Religion: A Unity Behind Diversity
Book Reviews
Vol. 13 · No. 3 · December 1984
Donald W. Mitchell: The “Place“ of the Self in Christian Spirituality: A Response to the Buddhist-Christian Dialogue
Roald E. Kristiansen: Overcoming Dichotomy in Creation: Transforming the Doctrine of Creation in Light of Buddhist Emptiness Doctorine
Notto R. Thelle: The Flower Blooms at the Cliff’s Edge: Profile of Nishitani Keiji, A Thinker Between East and West
Nobuhara Tokiyuki: Religion and Nothingness: A Review
Hakan Eilert: Religion Through the Gate of Calligraphy: Profile of a Shuji Master
Book Reviews
NCC Study Center Activities
Vol. 13 · No. 2 · July 1984
Robert M. Fukada: Remembering the Dead
Jan Swyngedouw: Japan’s Roman Catholic Church and Ancestor Veneration ’ A Reappraisal? ’
Beverley D. Tucker: Reverencing the Ancestors: An Anglican’s Point of View
Gorai Shigeru: Folk Religion and the Cult of the Ancestors
Notto R. Thelle: Paradigm Shifts in Buddhism and Christianity Report on the Second Conference in East-West Religions in Encounter, Hawaii, January 3-11, 1984
Book Reviews
Vol. 13 · No. 1 · December 1983
Jan-Martin Berentsen: The Ancestral Rites in Missiological Perspective
Clark B. Offner: A Cloud of Witnesses
Shibata Chizuo: Some Problematic Aspects of Japanese Ancestor Worship
Notto R. Thelle: Doing Theology in a Buddhist Environment: Part II
Book Reviews
Vol. 12 · No. 4 · July 1983
Marianne Katoppo: Women in Asian Theology
Karen A. Smyers: Women and Shinto: The Relation Between Purity and Pollution
Yamashita Akiko: Modernization and Human Rights
Notto R. Thelle: Review Article: Women in Society and Religion
Notto R. Thelle: Doing Theology in a Buddhist Environment: Part I
Book Review
Vol. 12 · No. 3 · December 1982
Yamashita Akiko: Faith and the Sence of Human Rights among Christians in the Meiji Period
Shoji Tsutomu: Japanese Religions and Discrimination Against Buraku People
Jan Swyngedouw: Japanese Religions and the Anti- Nuclear Movement
Nobuhara Tokiyuki: Whitehead and Nishida on Time: Part II
Notto R. Thelle: News and Notes
Book Review
Vol. 12 · No. 2 · July 1982
Joseph J. Spae: The Magic Touch of Japan – and Christianity
George L. Olson: Christ”s Image in Japan
Notto R. Thelle: Foe and Friend: The Changing Image of Christ in Japan
Nobuhara Tokiyuki: Whitehead and Nishida on Time: Part I
Book Review
Vol. 12 · No. 1 · December 1981
Muto Kazuo: “Immanent Transcendence” in Religion
Philip Williams: Notes on the Death theme in Modern Japanese Fiction
Notto R. Thelle: Two Great Deaths: Jesus and Buddha
William Gray: Rosary Chain
Notto R. Thelle: Zen for Missionaries
Vol. 11 · No. 4 · July 1981
Ian Gillman: Blind Spot
Peter Kambar Manickam: Yoga, Zen and Psychotherapy
Frederick Sontag: World Christianity
Gareth Putnam: Tenrikyo: from Japanese Folk Religion to Universal World Religion?
Seminar on Izumo Shinto
Book Reviews
Vol. 11 · No. 2&3 · September 1980
Abe Masao: Substance, Process, and Emptiness
John B. Cobb: Can a Buddhist to be a Christian, too?
Doi Masatoshi: Dynamics of Faith
Heinrich Ott: The Beginning Dialogue Between Christianity and Buddhism, the Concept of a “Dialogical Theology” and the Possible Contribution of Heideggerian Thought
Hans Waldenfels: The Search for Common Ground: Being, God and Emptiness
Vol. 11 · No. 1 · December 1979
Clark B. Offner: Continuing Concern for the Departed
Jan Swyngedouw: A Few Sociological Notes on Sacredness and Japan
Vicente M. Bonet: The Image of Religion in Japanese Education
Stuart D. B. Picken: Religiosity and Irreligiosity in Japan: Aspects of Mu-Shukyo
Book Review
Vol. 10 · No. 4 · July 1979
Irie Yukio: A Quaker View of Interfaith Dialogue
Jan Swyngedouw: Interfaith Dialogue: A Sociological Reflection
Jan Van Bragt: The Interfaith Dialogue and Philosophy
Notto R. Thelle: Buddhist Views on Interfaith Dialogue
Notto R. Thelle: Prospects and Problems of the Buddhist-Christian Dialogue – A Report
Gareth Putnam: A Pilgrimage to Koyasan
Book Reviews
Vol. 10 · No. 3 · December 1978
John B. Cobb: Can a Christian be a Buddhist, too?
Morris J. Augustine: Faith and Religion in Japan
Notto R. Thelle: From Anathema to Dialogue: Buddhist-Christian Relations in Japan
Kyoto Declaration
Vol. 10 · No. 2 · July 1978
Joseph J. Spae: Religion and Culture beyond Dichotomy
Gerald Cooke: The Struggle for Reform in Otani Shin Buddhism
Jong-Won Kim: Paul J. Tillich and Daisetz T. Suzuki: A Comparative Study of Their Thoughts on Ethics in Relation to Being (II)
Vol. 10 · No. 1 · December 1977
Higuchi Kazuhiko: The Use of Myth in Pastoral Counseling
Jong-Won Kim: Paul J. Tillich and Daisetz T. Suzuki: A Comparative Study of Their Thoughts on Ethics in Relation to Being (I)
Gareth Putnam: New Intellectual and Ecumenical Emphases in Rissho Kosei-Kai: A Seminar Report
Notto R. Thelle: Is Common Worship Possible? Christian Worship in Oomoto Sanctuary Discussed at a Symposium of Religious Leaders
Vol. 9 · No. 4 · July 1977
Alden E. Matthews: Identity and Christian Ministry in Japan
Hashimoto Hideo: Soka Gakkai – Komeito: Religion and Politics in Action 1977
Stuart D.B. Picken: The Understanding of Death in Japanese Religion
Beverley D. Tucker: Christian Worship with Oomoto-kyo
Notto R. Thelle: Theological Implications of Inter-Faith Dialogue
A.W. Sadler: U.A. Casal on the Notion of “Vital Essence” in Japanese Folk Religion
Vol. 9 · No. 3 · December 1976
Doi Masatoshi: The Pure Land and the Kingdom of God
Aasulv Lande: Shinto: Many Dolls with Many Clothes
Gerhard Schepers, Carl Gabrielson, Margaret Hopper Taylor: Seminar on Shinto
Notto R. Thelle: Power Struggle in Shin Buddhism: Between Feudalism and Democracy
Vol. 9 · No. 2 · July 1976
Notto R. Thelle: The Unification Church: A New Religion
Young Bok Chum: The Korean Background of the Unification Church
Wi Jo Kang: The Unification Church: Christian Church or Political Movement?
Walter Gardini: Critical Points of the Buddhist-Christian Dialogue
Beverley D. Tucker: Seminar on Jodo Shinshu
Book Review
Vol. 9 · No. 1 · March 1976
Thomas J.J. Altizer: Buddhism and Christianity: A Radical Christian Viewpoint
Fritz Buri: Encounter on the Ground of the Question of Meaning
Horst Buerkle: The Actualization of Buddhist Thoughts and its Relevance for Christian Theology Hans Waldenfels: Searching for Common Ways
Book Review
Notto R. Thelle: News and Comments
Vol. 8 · No. 4 · October 1975
Abe Masao: The Crucial Points: An Introduction to the Symposium on Christianity and Buddhism
Ernst Benz: Buddhism and Christianity
Paul Wienpahl: Religion and Modes of Being
Winston L. King: The Impersonal Personalism and Subjectivism of Buddhist: “Nihilism”
Notto R. Thelle: A Barthian Thinker between Buddhism and Christianity: Takizawa Katsumi
Vol. 8 · No. 3 · April 1975
Nishimura Eshin: The Meaning of Zen Practice
Nishitani Keiji: The Significance of Zen in Modern Society
Abe Masao: Zen as Self-Awakening
Abraham Kaplan: Hasidism and Zen-Buddhism
Frederick Sontag: The Secular Mystic: An East-West Dialogue
Book Review
Vol. 8 · No. 2 · November 1974
Abe Masao: Religion Challenged by Modern Thoughts
Iisaka Yoshiaki: Religion Challenged by Contemporary Society
Nakamura Hajime: The Response of Religion to Modern Thoughts
Mushanokoji Kimihide: The Response of Religion to Contemporary Society
Stuart D.B. Picken: The Hermeneutical Problem of Buddhist and Christian Origins
Vol. 8 · No. 1 · March 1974
Yamamori Tetsunao: The Soka Gakkai: A Religious Phoenix
Wallace Gray: Oomoto and Teilhard de Chardin: Two Case Studies in Revitalization
Stuart D.B. Picken: Jesus, Kierkegaard & Zen
Peter Gerlitz: On Religion and Secularization in Japan
Hall-Abe Dialogue
Vol. 7 · No. 4 · December 1972
Kubo Noritada: On Taoistic Belief in Okinawa
Kamata Hisako: The Role of the Priestess in Ryukyu Ritual Performance
Carlo Caldarola: The Makuya Christian Movement
Donald K. Swearer: Contemporary Japanese Religion, an Interpretative Dilemma
K.L. Seshagiri Rao: World Problems: A Hindu Perspective
Vol. 7 · No. 3 · July 1972
Doi Masatoshi: Salvation as Fulfillment
Kumazawa Yoshinori: Salvation Today: A Theological Approach
W.J.H. Collins: Common Ground in Christianity and Buddhism
Dohi Akio Christianity and Politics in the Taisho Period of Democracy (2)
Vol. 7 · No. 2 · December 1971
Doi Masatoshi: Interfaith Dialogue: Methodological Reflections
M. Conrad Hyers: Some Methodological Reflections on Interfaith Dialogue in Japan
K.L. Seshagiri Rao: Hindu Attitudes to Other Religious Traditions
Tanabe Hajime: A Comparison of Metanoetics with the Philosophy of Freedom
Vol. 7 · No. 1 · July 1971
Abe Masao: Man and Nature in Christianity and Buddhism
Gwilym Lloyd: The Creation Stories of Genesis – A Basis for a Theology of Nature and of Man’s Responsibility for his Environment
Donald K. Swearer & Grover A. Zinn: Monasticism East and West, an Inquiry
Study Centre Directors Consultation (Hong Kong)
Book Review
Vol. 6 · No. 4 · December 1970
Nakane Chie: Japanese Family Structure and its Change
Dorothy Dessau: Glimpses of Japanese Family Life through Blue Eyes
W.M. Fridell: God and Caesar: Japanese Christians
Ueshita Momo: The Status of Women in Japan after the Second World War
Book Review
Report of the Consultation on Inter-religious Dialogue with Special Reference to World Peace
Vol. 6 · No. 3 · August 1970
Doi Masatoshi: Religion and Nature
Ichikawa Hakugen: The Problem of Buddhist Socialism in Japan
Sugai Taika: The Soteriology of Shamanism among the Ainu
Doi Masatoshi: Dialogue between Living Faiths in Japan – The Director’ s Report to the Beirut Consultation on Interfaith Dialogue, March 16-25, 1970–
Book Review
Vol. 6 · No. 2 · September 1969 [sic, spring 1970]
Ernst Benz: Buddhism in the West
Sugai Taika: The Soteriology of New Religions
Sekioka Kazushige: Soteriology in Shinto
Yashiro Takashi: “Salvation” for Modern Japanese Humanists
Vol. 6 · No. 1 · September 1969
Tani Seigo: A Meaning of “Life” in Shinto
Sakurai Shuyu: The Significance of Zen in Modern Society
Bando Shojun: Soteriology in Shin Buddhism and its Modern Significance
Matsumoto Shigeru: The Idea of Salvation in Tenrikyo
Emerson W. Shideler: Man: Christ or Buddha?
William Henn Collins: Comment on “Man: Christ or Buddha?”
Book Review
Vol. 5 · No. 4 · April 1969
Dohi Akio: Christianity and Politics in the Taisho Period of Democracy
Kitaro Nishida: The Forms of Culture of the Classical Periods of East and West
seen from a Metaphysical Perspective
Charles Hartshorne: Duality Versus Dualism and Monism
Philip Sherrard: Buddhism and Christianity: an Orthodox Christian Viewpoint
Vol. 5 · No. 3 · July 1968
Doi Masatoshi: The Source of Energy for Missionary Activities
Joseph J. Spae: Japanese Religiosity as experience
Abe Masao: Christianity and Buddhism Centering around Science and Nihilism
Norbert Hans Klein: On the Doctrine of Soka Gakkai
Vol. 5 · No. 2 · December 1967
Winston L. King: Zen and the Death of God
Toda Yoshio: The Significance of Shinto in Contemporary Society
Tanabe Hajime: Introduction to the Philosophy as Metanoetics
Doi Masatoshi: Religion and the Social Structure of Japan
Book Review
Vol. 5 · No. 1 · July 1967
World Council of Churches: Christians in Dialogue with Men of Other Faith – Statement of the Kandy Consultation
Irie Yukio: The Significance of Quakerism in the Religious Environment of Japan Today
Ogata Sohaku: On Zen and Quakerism
Joseph M. Kitagawa: Buddhism in America – With special reference to Zen
Ryu Tong-Shik: Ch’on Do Kyo – Korea’s Only Indigenous Religion
Vol. 4 · No. 4 · December 1966
Doi Masatoshi: Confessing the Faith in Asia Today
Gilbert L. Johnston: Kiyozawa Manshi: A Shinshu Buddhist View of Stoic Self-Reliance
Tsutsumi Genryu: Karuna and Prajna – A Note of Seizan-Sect Doctrine
Jan Van Bragt: Notulae on Emptiness and Dialogue – Reading Professor Nishitani's “What is Religion?”
Noah S. Brannen: Religion and Politics – Sidelights on Soka Gakkai
Vol. 4 · No. 3 · July 1966
Doi Masatoshi: A Methodological Reflection on the Theology of Mission
Werner Kohler: Toward a Theology of Religion
Joseph J. Spae: Redemption, Japanese and Christian – An Essay to Comparative Theology
Joseph Pittau: Political Ideals of Postwar Japan and the Christian Message
Vol. 4 · No. 2 · March 1966
His Holiness the Pope’s Message with the Editor’s note
A Symposium on Christianity and Buddhism (continued)
Replies to Professor Abe from I.T. Ramsey, Kenneth Inada, Paul Garnett, Hans Waldenfels
Professor Abe’s Reply to the Debate
Christian Encounter with Men of Other Beliefs A statement adopted by a Commission of the EACC Assembly held at Bangkok in spring of 1964
Vol. 4 · No. 1 · March 1966
Paul Wienpahl, William Henn Collins,Charles Morris, Grimsley Hobbs, Joseph Havens, Winston L. King, W. Z. Mulder, A. C. Ewing, Charles Hartshorne, Nels Ferre: A Symposium on Christianity and Buddhism – A Reply to Professor Abe
R.J. Hammer: Destiny-Nirvana or Eternal Life?
World Council of Churches: The Witness of Christians to Men of Other Faiths
Vol. 3 · No. 4 · Winter 1963
Takeuchi Yoshinori: The Philosophy of Nishida
Ariga Tetsutaro: Further Thoughts on Indigenization
Vol. 3 · No. 3 · Autumn 1963
Yamauchi Tokuryu: Problems of Logic in Philosophy East and West
Abe Masao: Buddhism and Christianity as a Problem of Today, Part II
Tsurumi Shunsuke: A Brief History of Soka Gakkai
Notes and Comments
Vol. 3 · No. 2 · Summer 1963
R.J. Hammer: Popular Religions and the “New Religions” of Japan
Abe Masao: Buddhism and Christianity as a Problem of Today
Norbert Hans Klein: Man in the Technological Age
Book Reviews
Vol. 3 · No. 1 · Spring 1963
Kitamori Yoshizo: A Theology of Dialogue
Doi Masatoshi: Reading Shin Texts with Christian Eyes
R.J. Hammer: The Scripture of the “Perfect Liberty Kyodan”
Sato Yoshijiro: The Meaning of the Term Shinto
Ariga Tetsutaro: The Problem of Indigenization
Paul T. Kochi: The Christian Church and the Buddhist Calendar
Vol. 2 · No. 4 · March 1962
Kobayashi Sakae: News and Notes
J. Leslie Dunstan: An Appreciation of Shinto – by a Western Visitor
Robert Bobilin: Impressions of Shinto
Doi Masatoshi: On Interfaith Cooperation
Ariga Tetsutaro: The Religious Situation of Japan
Vol. 2 · No. 2&3 · May 1961
Kobayashi Sakae: News and Notes
Ariga Tetsutaro: From Confucius to Christ
Joseph M. Kitagawa: The Contemporary Religious Situation in Japan
Robert W. Wood: Tillich Encounters Japan
L. Newton Thurber : Hendrik Kraemer and the Christian Encounter with Japanese Buddhism
Vol. 2 · No. 1 · April 1960
Kobayashi Sakae: Notes and News
Theodor Jaeckel: Psychological and Sociological Approaches to Japan’s New Religions
John Howes: Uchimura Kanzo and Traditional Japanese Religions
Kobayashi Sakae: Omoto, A Religion of Salvation
Vol. 1 · No. 4 · January 1960
Harry Thomsen: Notes and News
Harry Thomsen: Numerical Strength of the New Religions
Ariga Tetsutaro: Religions and Faith
Tucker N. Callaway: The Contrast between Christian Ethics and the Ethics of Japanese Buddhism
Heinrich Dumoulin: The Easternization of Christianity
Kobayashi Sakae: The “Peaceful Co-existence” of Intellectual and Magical Elements in Japan’s New Religions
Vol. 1 · No. 3 · October 1959
Harry Thomsen: Study Center News
The International Institute for the Study of Religions
Ariga Tetsutaro: The Meeting of East and West on the Japanese Scene
Ariga Tetsutaro: How to Gain a Deeper Knowledge of Japan
Harry Thomsen: Ittoen, The Garden of One Light
Harry Thomsen: Zen and Men
Alfred Bloom: Is the Nembutsu Magic?
Mountain Religion
Vol. 1 · No. 2 · Summer 1959
Editor’s Note
Spring Conference for the Study of Japanese Religions
Kan Enkichi: A Problem of Christian Communication in a Non-Christian Culture
Shiina Rinzo: The Japanese People and “Indigenous Christianity”
Harry Thomsen: Ise or Daisekiji? – Soka Gakkai Book Review
Vol. 1 · No. 1 · Spring 1959
Editor’s Notes
Ariga Tetsutaro: The Difficulty of Understanding Foreign Religions – Review of an Essay by Ernst Benz
Tucker Callaway: The Intolerance of Christianity
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