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Discipline, Compassion, and Enlightenment at a Japanese Zen Temple

An intimate and insightful look into the life of a head Sōtō Zen temple in 21st century Japan

The Buddhist Poetry of the Great Kamo Priestess

Daisaiin Senshi and Hosshin Wakashu

Provides new translations and sensitive readings of the devotional Buddhist poems of Senshi, the Great Kamo Priestess of the Heian period


Essays on the Structure of Japanese Folk Religion

The first comprehensive English translation of a foundational work on Japanese asceticism and folk religion

Religion and Society in Nineteenth-Century Japan

A Study of the Southern Kanto Region, Using Late Edo and Early Meiji Gazetteers

A detailed analysis of the structure of nineteenth-century Japanese religious institutions

Essays on the Modern Japanese Church

Christianity in Meiji Japan

Argues that Christianity played a critical role in the development of modern Japan

Writing and Renunciation in Medieval Japan

The Works of the Poet-Priest Kamo no Chomei

Challenges the rigid distinction between the religious and literary in medieval Japan

Rethinking Sorrow

Revelatory Tales of Late Medieval Japan

Provides fresh translations and readings of a small, coherent subgroup of short stories that describe how people were inspired to religious commitment