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Bonds of the Dead Temples, Burial, and the Transformation of Contemporary Japanese Buddhism

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ISBN-10: 0226730158

ISBN-13: 9780226730158

Edition: 2011

Authors: Mark Michael Rowe

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The central concern of Japanese Buddhism is death. This book shows how mortuary services came to form the social & economic base of Buddhist institutions & considers how this base has recently been eroded by changing public perceptions of the status, treatment & location of the dead.
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 0.66" wide x 0.92" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Mark Michael Rowe is associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at McMaster University.