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Ascetic Practices in Japanese Religion

Ascetic Practices in Japanese Religion( )
Author: Lobetti, Tullio
Series title:Japan Anthropology Workshop Ser.
ISBN:978-0-415-83375-2
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $145.00
Book Description:

Ascetic practices are a common feature of religion in Japan, practiced by different religious traditions. This book looks at these ascetic practices in an inter-sectarian and inter-doctrinal fashion, in order to highlight the underlying themes common to all forms of asceticism. It does so by employing a multidisciplinary methodology, which integrates participant fieldwork - the author himself engaged extensively in ascetic practices - with a hermeneutical interpretation of the body...
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Pages:174
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Eastern
Philosophy / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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