Vol. 3(2016)

Religious Studies in Japan
ISSN 2186-9952
Vol. 3 (2016)

(Published online 20 January 2016)


Keta Masako

volume 3: 1–2



Satō Hiroo

Vengeful Spirits, Divine Punishment, and Natural Disasters:

Catastrophe and Religion in Japan

volume 3: 3–20


Sumika Masayoshi

Nationalism, Religion, and Social Darwinism:

Nation and Religion in the Works of Katō Genchi and Liang Qichao

volume 3: 21–39


Terada Yoshirō

Views on the Pursuit of Happiness in Japanese New Religions:

The Vitalistic Conception of Salvation and Systems of Instruction

volume 3: 41–65



Jeff Schroeder

Historical Blind Spots:
The Overlooked Figure of Chikazumi Jōkan

volume 3: 67–82




John K. Nelson, Experimental Buddhism: Innovation and Activism in Contemporary Japan, reviewed by Terazawa Shigenori

volume 3: 83–87

Emily Anderson, Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan: Empire for God, reviewed by Murayama Yumi

volume 3: 89–95


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