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Religion and the family in East Asia

Religion and the family in East Asia

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Published by National Museum of Ethnology in Suita, Osaka, Japan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family -- East Asia.,
  • East Asia -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesReligion and family in East Asia.
    Statementedited by George A. De Vos and Takao Sofue.
    SeriesSenri ethnological studies -- no. 11.
    ContributionsDe Vos, George A., Sofue, Takao., Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan., Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan. International Symposium
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14258637M

    Asia is the largest and most populous continent and the birthplace of many religions including Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, and major religious traditions are practiced in the region and new forms are constantly emerging. Asia is noted for its diversity of culture. Perhaps the most influential religion of East Asia, though, is Buddhism, which was originally developed in India and spread east. In East Asia, Buddhism blended with Confucianism and Taoism to create a synthetic blend of philosophy and religion, focused on the .

      The Handbook of East Asian New Religious Movements offers readers a comprehensive account of popular New Religious Movements (NRMs) in East Asia, a term used to encompass Japan, North and South Korea, China/Taiwan, and from the introductory section, which provides an overview of NRMs, the book is organized in four parts, leading readers through a fantastic journey . A great tension exists between different ethnic groups in the Middle East. In South Asia, for example, Pashtuns, Punjabis, Sindhis, Hazaras, Tajiks, and other groups are in constant conflict. In , this author went to a small Afghan hospital in Peshawar to visit one of my Afghan students who’d developed typhoid fever. I was wearing [ ].

    Three of the world's major religions -- the monotheist traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- were all born in the Middle East and are all inextricably linked to one another. Middle Eastern religion, any of the religious beliefs, attitudes, and practices developed in the ancient Middle East (extending geographically from Iran to Egypt and from Anatolia and the Aegean Sea to the Arabian Peninsula and temporally from about to bc, when Alexander the Great conquered much of the area). They have had an enduring influence on Western civilization.


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Religion and the family in East Asia. [George A De Vos; Takao Sofue;] -- This volume explores various forms of religious belief and practice, past and present, as they relate to cultural patterns of the family in East Asia.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Religion and family in East Asia. "This volume results from the 5th annual Taniguchi Symposium for the Promotion of Ethnology, held at the National Museum of Ethnology, Senri, Osaka, between September".

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