By James Mark Shields
James Mark Shields examines the highbrow family tree and substitute visions of innovative and radical Buddhism within the many years prime as much as the Pacific conflict. Exposing the diversity within the conceptions and manifestations of growth, reform, and modernity during this interval, he outlines their very important implications for postwar and modern Buddhism in Japan and elsewhere.
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Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan by James Mark Shields