The Religions of Japan: From the Dawn of History to the era of Meiji download free [PDF and Ebook] by William Elliot Griffis

The Religions of Japan: From the Dawn of History to the era of Meiji download free [PDF and Ebook] by William Elliot Griffis year 2006
  • Book name: The Religions of Japan: From the Dawn of History to the era of Meiji
  • Author: William Elliot Griffis
  • Release date: 2006/5/19
  • Publisher: COSIMO CLASSICS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religion: General
  • ISBN: 9781596056848
  • Rating: 9.34 of 10
  • Votes: 666
  • Review by: Kairo Hendrix
  • Review rating: 7.49 of 10
  • Review Date: 2019/1/14
  • Total pages: 484
  • Includes a PDF summary of 57 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A thousand years of training in the ethics of Confucius... have so tinged and colored every conception of the Japanese mind, so dominated their avenues of understanding and shaped their modes of thought, that to-day, notwithstanding the recent marvellous development of their language... it is impossible with perfect accuracy to translate into English the ordinary Japanese terms which are congregated under the general idea of Kun-shin. -from 'The Chinese Ethical System in Japan' Abroad in Japan in the early 1870s, American educator and theologian William Elliot Griffis explored the nation's monasteries, temples, and shrines and steeped himself in the landscape's rich heritage of myth and legend, and while he was studying Shinto and Buddhism, he was also introducing his new Japanese friends and students to Christianity. This lyrical work of cross-cultural investigation, first published in 1895, discusses the history of spirituality in Japan-from ancient magic and mythical monsters to the modern faiths that rule the culture-but it is as valuable today for its illumination of the Western mind encountering the then-newly opened East as it is for its erudition. Also available from Cosimo Classics: Griffis's Sunny Memories of Three Pastorates. American author WILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS (1843-1912) was born in Philadelphia. He is also the author of Welsh Fairy Tales, The Firefly's Lovers, The Unmannerly Tiger, Brave Little Holland, and Bonnie Scotland.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 27H57M52S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Travel Writing, Comparative Religion, Buddhist Books, History Of Religion
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 28.2 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x203x27mm
  • Weight: 522g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States
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