With a foreword by Prof. Alfred Bloom. This completely new study of Japanese Shin Buddhism offers a valuable combination of historical development, carefully selected readings with commentaries and illustrations. Widely welcomed both for its scope as course work reader and as a general introduction to the subject.

chapter |12 pages

General Introduction

chapter 1|25 pages

Shinran - the Founder

chapter 2|29 pages

Shin Buddhism in the Modern Age

chapter 3|13 pages

The Dobokai Movement

chapter 4|21 pages

Shin Buddhism and the Arts and Crafts

chapter 6|14 pages

Death and Burial in Shin Buddhism

chapter 7|11 pages

Shin Buddhist Education

chapter 8|30 pages

Shin Buddhist Mission in Hawai'i