Spirits, Selves, and Subjectivity in a Japanese New Religion: Cultural Psychology of Belief in Sukyo Mahikari (Studies in Asian Thought & Religion S.

Spirits, Selves, and Subjectivity in a Japanese New Religion: Cultural Psychology of Belief in Sukyo Mahikari (Studies in Asian Thought & Religion S.

By: Brian J. McVeigh (author)Hardback

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Mahikari in the sociocultural context of Japan's relgious tradition; the cosmology of Mahikari; the spirituality of being Japanese; the moral authority and power of the cosmos; the master metaphor of purity - the symbolism of authority and power; gratitude, obedience, and humility of heart - the morality of dependency; rituals - the ordering of sociopolitical relations; ancestors and attaching spirits - how selves are socially produced and presented. (Part contents).

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  • ISBN13: 9780773484306
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780773484306
  • ISBN10: 0773484302

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