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Author Covell, Stephen Grover, 1965-

Title Japanese temple Buddhism [electronic resource] : worldliness in a religion of renunciation / Stephen G. Covell.

Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 256 p.
Series Topics in contemporary Buddhism
Topics in contemporary Buddhism.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-249) and index.
Contents Temple Buddhism today: scholarly and popular images of corruption -- Laity and the temple: past and present -- Trying to have it both ways: the laity in a world-renouncer organization? -- The contemporary priesthood: images of identity crisis -- New priests for new times? -- Coming to terms: temple wives and world-renouncers -- Money and the temple: law, taxes and the image of Buddhism -- The price of naming the dead: funerals, posthumous precept names, and changing views of the afterlife.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Buddhism -- Japan -- History -- 1945-
Buddhist priests -- Office -- Japan.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780824828561 (alk. paper)
0824828569 (alk. paper)
9780824829674 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0824829670 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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