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Author Covell, Stephen Grover, 1965-
Title Japanese temple Buddhism : worldliness in a religion of renunciation / Stephen G. Covell
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2005
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  BQ697 C67 2005    AVAILABLE    30520020641057
 人文社會聯圖  BQ697 .C67 2005    AVAILABLE    30610020224465
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Descript xii, 256 p. ; 24 cm
Series Topics in contemporary Buddhism
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-249) and index
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
Subject Buddhism -- Japan -- 1945-
Priests, Buddhist -- Japan -- Office
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