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  • JJRS Volume 43:1 (2016)

  • JJRS Volume 42:1 (2015)

  • JJRS Volume 42:2 (2015)

    • LeFebvre, Jesse R.

      Christian Wedding Ceremonies: “Nonreligiousness” in Contemporary Japan [185–203]

    • Rots, Aike P.

      Sacred Forests, Sacred Nation: The Shinto Environmentalist Paradigm and the Rediscovery of Chinju no Mori [205–233]

    • Godart, G. Clinton

      Nichirenism, Utopianism, and Modernity: Rethinking Ishiwara Kanji’s East Asia League Movement [235–274]

    • Drott, Edward R.

      “To Tread on High Clouds”: Dreams of Eternal Youth in Early Japan [275–317]

    • Joskovich, Erez Hekigan

      The Inexhaustible Lamp of Faith: Faith and Awakening in the Japanese Rinzai Tradition [319–338]

    • Kory, Stephan N.

      From Deer Bones to Turtle Shells: The State Ritualization of Pyro-Plastromancy during the Nara-Heian Transition [339–380]

    • Green, Ronald S.

      Review of: William E. Deal and Brian Ruppert, A Cultural History of Japanese Buddhism [381–385]

    • Thumas, Jonathan E.

      Review of: Heather Blair, Real and Imagined: The Peak of Gold in Heian Japan [385–391]

    • Rots, Aike P.

      Review of: Sébastien Penmellen Boret, Japanese Tree Burial: Ecology, Kinship and the Culture of Death [392–395]

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Robert Magliola, Facing Up to Real Doctrinal Difference: How Some Thought-Motifs from Derrida can Nourish the Catholic-Buddhist Encounter [395–398]

  • JJRS Volume 41:1 (2014)

    • Groner, Paul, and Jacqueline I. Stone

      Editors’ Introduction: The Lotus Sutra in Japan

    • Kitagawa Zenchō

      The Words of the Lotus Sutra in Nichiren’s Thought

    • Asai Endō

      The Lotus Sutra as the Core of Japanese Buddhism: Shifts in Representations of its Fundamental Principle

    • Kikuchi Hiroki

      Ōjōden, the Hokke genki, and Mountain Practices of Devotees of the Sutra

    • Ōkubo Ryōshun

      The Identity between the Purport of the Perfect and Esoteric Teachings

    • Groner, Paul

      The Lotus Sutra and the Perfect-Sudden Precepts

    • Minowa Kenryō

      The Tendai Debates of 1131 at Hosshōji

    • Stone, Jacqueline I.

      The Atsuhara Affair: The Lotus Sutra, Persecution, and Religious Identity in the Early Nichiren Tradition

    • Covell, Stephen G.

      Interfaith Dialogue and a Lotus Practitioner: Yamada Etai, the Lotus Sutra, and the Religious Summit Meeting on Mt. Hiei

  • JJRS Volume 41:2 (2014)

    • Lowe, Bryan D.

      Contingent and Contested: Preliminary Remarks on Buddhist Catalogs and Canons in Early Japan

    • Lowe, Bryan D.

      Appendix: Chart of Various Hīnayāna Scriptures in Two Catalogs

    • Lomi, Benedetta

      Dharanis, Talismans, and Straw-Dolls Ritual Choreographies and Healing Strategies of the Rokujikyōhō in Medieval Japan

    • Holt, Jon

      Ticket to Salvation Nichiren Buddhism in Miyazawa Kenji’s Ginga tetsudō no yoru

    • Groemer, Gerald

      Who Benefits? Religious Practice, Blind Women (Goze), Harugoma, and Manzai

    • Heine, Steven

      Review Article: Ishii Shūdō’s Contributions to Dōgen Studies Examining Chinese Influences on the Kana and Kanbun Texts

    • Mitchell, Matthew

      Review of: Gina Cogan, The Princess Nun: Bunchi, Buddhist Reform, and Gender in Early Edo Japan

    • Lee, William

      Review of: R. Keller Kimbrough, trans., Wondrous Brutal Fictions: Eight Buddhist Tales from the Early Japanese Puppet Theater

    • Swanson, Eric Haruki

      Review of: Pamela D. Winfield, Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kūkai and Dōgen on the Art of Enlightenment

    • Dahl, Shayne A. P.

      Review of: Tullio Federico Lobetti, Ascetic Practices in Japanese Religion

    • Plasencia, Girardo Rodriguez

      Review of: Ugo Dessì, Japanese Religions and Globalization

    • Staemmler, Birgit

      Review of: Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer, Kaminchu: Spirituelle Heilerinnen in Okinawa

  • JJRS Volume 40:1 (2013)

    • Hayashi Makoto and Matthias Hayek

      Editors’ Introduction: Onmyodo in Japanese History

    • Masuo Shin’ichirō

      Chinese Religion and the Formation of Onmyōdō

    • Bender, Ross

      Auspicious Omens in the Reign of the Last Empress of Nara Japan, 749–770

    • Shigeta Shin’ichi

      A Portrait of Abe no Seimei

    • Pang, Carolyn

      Uncovering Shikigami: The Search for the Spirit Servant of Onmyōdō

    • Yanagihara Toshiaki

      Onmyōdō in the Muromachi Period

    • Hayashi Makoto

      The Development of Early Modern Onmyōdō

    • Hayek, Matthias

      Correcting the Old, Adapting the New: Baba Nobutake and the (Relative) Rejuvenation of Divination in the Seventeenth Century

    • Sawa Hirokatsu

      Review of: Umeda Chihiro 梅田千尋, Kinsei Onmyōdō soshiki no kenkyū 近世陰陽道組織の研究 [Research on early modern Onmyōdō organization]

    • Hayek, Matthias

      Review of: Hosoi Hiroshi 細井浩志, Kodai no tenmon ihen to shisho [Official chronicles and astronomical anomalies of ancient Japan]

    • Hayashi Makoto

      Review of: Komatsu Kazuhiko 小松和彦, Izanagi-ryū no kenkyū: Reki­shi no naka no Izanagi-ryu tayū いざなぎ流の研究―歴史のなかのいざなぎ流太夫. [Studies on Izanagi-ryū: A historical survey of Izanagi-ryū tayū]

  • JJRS Volume 40:2 (2013)

    • Gunji, Naoko

      The Ritual Narration of Mortuary Art: The Illustrated Story of Emperor Antoku and Its Etoki at Amidaji

    • Dumas, Raechel

      Historicizing Japan’s Abject Femininity: Reading Women’s Bodies in Nihon ryōiki

    • Starling, Jessica

      Neither Nun nor Laywoman: The Good Wives and Wise Mothers of Jōdo Shinshū Temples

    • Meynard, Thierry, s.j.

      The Overlooked Connection between Ricci’s Tianzhu shiyi and Valignano’s Catechismus Japonensis

    • McGuire, Mark Patrick

      What’s at Stake in Designating Japan’s Sacred Mountains as unesco World Heritage Sites? Shugendo Practices in the Kii Peninsula

    • Ruppert, Brian O.

      Constructing Histories, Thinking Ritual Gatherings, and Rereading “Native” Religion: A Review of Recent Books Published in Japanese on Premodern Japanese Religion (Part Two)

    • Reader, Ian

      Review of: Inken Prohl and John Nelson, eds., Handbook of Contemporary Japanese Religions

    • Thumas, Jonathan

      Review of: H. Byron Earhart, Religion in Japan: Unity and Diversity

    • Ruppert, Brian O.

      Review of: Thomas Donald Conlan, From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth-Century Japan

    • Ambros, Barbara

      Review of: Franz Winter, Hermes und Buddha: Die neureligiöse Bewegung Kōfuku no kagaku in Japan

    • Harding , Christopher

      Review of: James W. Heisig, Nothingness and Desire: An East-West Philosophical Antiphony

    • Kimbrough, R. Keller

      Review of: Haruko Wakabayashi, The Seven Tengu Scrolls: Evil and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy in Medieval Japanese Buddhism

    • García, Raquel Bouso

      Review of: Agustín Jacinto Zavala, ed., Alternativas filosóficas. Investigaciones recientes sobre Nishida Kitarō, fundador de la Escuela de Kioto

  • JJRS Volume 39:1 (2012)

    • Baffelli, Erica, and Ian Reader

      Editors’ Introduction. Impact and Ramifications: The Aftermath of the Aum Affair in the Japanese Religious Context

    • Dorman, Benjamin

      Scholarly Reactions to the Aum and Waco Incidents

    • Thomas, Jolyon Baraka

      Horrific “Cults” and Comic Religion Manga after Aum

    • Mullins, Mark R.

      The Neo-Nationalist Response to the Aum Crisis

    • Klein, Axel

      Twice Bitten, Once Shy: Religious Organizations and Politics after the Aum Attack

    • McLaughlin, Levi

      Did Aum Change Everything? What Soka Gakkai Before, During, and After the Aum Shinrikyo Affair Tells Us About the Persistent “Otherness” of New Religions in Japan

    • Baffelli, Erica

      Hikari no Wa: A New Religion Recovering from Disaster

    • Reader, Ian

      Globally Aum: The Aum Affair, Counterterrorism, and Religion

  • JJRS Volume 39:2 (2012)

    • Lowe, Bryan D.

      The Discipline of Writing Scribes and Purity in Eighth-Century Japan

    • Sango, Asuka

      Buddhist Debate and the Production and Transmission of Shōgyō in Medieval Japan

    • Kimbrough, R. Keller

      Battling Tengu, Battling Conceit Visualizing Abstraction in The Tale of the Handcart Priest

    • Kimbrough, R. Keller

      Online translation: The Tale of the Handcart Priest

    • Baskind, James

      “The Matter of the Zen School”: Fukansai Habian’s Myōtei mondō and His Christian Polemic on Buddhism

    • Shields, James Mark

      A Blueprint for Buddhist Revolution: The Radical Buddhism of Seno’o Girō (1889–1961) and the Youth League for Revitalizing Buddhism

    • Gaitanidis, Ioannis

      Spiritual Therapies in Japan

    • Pinto, Victoria Rose

      Review of: Mark Michael Rowe, Bonds of the Dead: Temples, Burial, and the Transformation of Contemporary Japanese Buddhism

    • Yusa Michiko

      Review of: Sakai Naoki 酒井直樹 and Isomae Jun’ichi 磯前順一 , eds., Overcoming Modernity and the Kyoto School: Modernity, Empire, and Universality 『「近代の超克」と京都学派 —近代性、帝国、普遍性』

    • Nakano Tsuyoshi

      Review of: Benjamin Dorman, Celebrity Gods: New Religions, Media, and Authority in Occupied Japan

    • Reid, David

      In memoriam: Jan Swyngedouw (1935–2012)

  • JJRS Volume 38:1 (2011)

    • Averbuch, Irit

      Discourses of the Reappearing: The Reenactment of the “Cloth-Bridge Consecration Rite” at Mt. Tateyama

    • Gunji, Naoko

      Redesigning the Death Rite and Redesignating the Tomb: The Separation of Kami and Buddhist Deities at the Mortuary Site for Emperor Antoku

    • Carr, Kevin Gray

      Pieces of Princes: Personalized Relics in Medieval Japan

    • McNally, Mark

      Who Speaks for Norinaga? Kokugaku Leadership in Nineteenth-Century Japan

    • Bauer, Mikaël

      The Yuima-e as Theater of the State

    • Krämer, Hans Martin

      Beyond the Dark Valley: Reinterpreting Christian Reactions to the 1939 Religious Organizations Law

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Urs App, The Birth of Orientalism

    • Thal, Sarah

      Review of: Michael Como, Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

    • Klautau, Orion

      Review of: Tanigawa Yutaka, Meiji zenki no kyōiku, kyōka, Bukkyō

    • Schultz, Lucy

      Review of: Peter Suares, The Kyoto School’s Takeover of Hegel: Nishida, Nishitani, and Tanabe Remake the Philosophy of Spirit

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: François Lachaud, Le vieil homme qui vendait du thé: Excentricité et retrait du monde dans le Japon du XVIIIe siècle

    • Uehara, Mayuko

      Review of: Frédéric Girard, Vocabulaire du bouddhisme japonais, Tome I-Tome II

  • JJRS Volume 38:2 (2011)

    • Groner, Paul

      Training Through Debates in Medieval Tendai and Seizan-ha Temples

    • Quinter, David

      Invoking the Mother of Awakening An Investigation of Jokei's and Eison’s Monju koshiki

    • Groemer, Gerald

      Tamura Hachidayu and the “Masters of Sacred Dance'

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: James Mark Shields, Critical Buddhism: Engaging with Modern Japanese Buddhist Thought

    • Tanaka, Kenneth K.

      Review of: Duncan Ryuken Williams and Tomoe Moriya, eds., Issei Buddhism in the Americas

    • Amstutz, Galen

      Review of: Michihiro Ama, Immigrants to the Pure Land: The Modernization, Acculturation, and Globalization of Shin Buddhism, 1898-1941

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Bernard Faure, D. Max Moerman, and Gaynor Sekimori, eds., Cahiers d'Extreme-Asie, N。18, 2009: Shugendō: I'histoire et la culture drune religion japonaise

    • Arisaka Yōko

      Review of: James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo, eds., Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

    • Kuroki Masako 黒木雅子

      A Hybrid Form of Spirituality and the Challenge of a Dualistic Gender Role: The Spiritual Quest of a Woman Priest in Tendai Buddhism

    • Hayek, Matthias

      The Eight Trigrams and Their Changes: An Inquiry into Japanese Early Modern Divination

  • JJRS Volume 37:1 (2010)

    • Jaffe, Richard

      Editor’s Introduction: Religion and the Japanese Empire

    • Sueki Fumihiko

      Chinese Buddhism and the Anti-Japan War

    • Nakajima, Michio

      Shinto Deities that Crossed the Sea: Japan’s “Overseas Shrines,” 1868 to 1945

    • Suga, Kōji

      A Concept of “Overseas Shinto Shrines”: A Pantheistic Attempt by Ogasawara Shōzō and Its Limitations

    • Hur, Nam-lin

      Han Yong’un (1879–1944) and Buddhist Reform in Colonial Korea

    • Kim Hwansoo

      “The Future of Korean Buddhism Lies in My Hands”: Takeda Hanshi as a Sōtō Missionary

    • Ruppert, Brian

      Beyond Big Events, Their Heroes, the Nation, and the Sect: A Review of Recent Books Published in Japanese on Premodern Japanese Religion (Part One)

    • Hori, Victor Sōgen

      Review of: Shoji Yamada, Shots in the Dark: Japan, Zen and the West

    • Schlütter, Morten

      Review of:Ruth Fuller Sasaki, translation and commentary, Thomas Yūhō Kirchner, ed., with forewords by Mumon Yamada and Kazuhiro Furuta, The Record of Linji

    • Deal, William E.

      Review of: R. Keller Kimbrough, Preachers, Poets, Women, and the Way: Izumi Shikibu and the Buddhist Literature of Medieval Japan

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Dennis Hirota, Asura’s Harp: Engagement with Language as Buddhist Path

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Kenneth Doo Young Lee, The Prince and the Monk: Shōtoku Worship in Shinran’s Buddhism

    • Hommes, Jim

      Review of: Hamish Ion, American Missionaries, Christian Oyatoi, and Japan, 1859–73

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: Marcello Ghilardi, La logica del vedere. Estetica ed etica nel pensiero di Nishida Kitarō

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: Robert Wilkinson, Nishida and Western Philosophy

  • JJRS Volume 37:2 (2010)

    • Carlqvist, Anders

      The Land-Pulling Myth and Some Aspects of Historic Reality

    • Bender, Ross

      Changing the Calendar: Royal Political Theology and the Suppression of the Tachibana Naramaro Conspiracy of 757

    • Drott, Edward R.

      Gods, Buddhas, and Organs: Buddhist Physicians and Theories of Longevity in Early Medieval Japan

    • Hansen, Wilburn

      Dancing as if Possessed: A Coming Out Party in Edo Spirit Society

    • Breen, John

      Resurrecting the Sacred Land of Japan: The State of Shinto in the Twenty-First Century

    • Sakurai, Yoshihide

      Geopolitical Mission Strategy: The Case of the Unification Church in Japan and Korea

    • Dessi, Ugo

      Social Behavior and Religious Consciousness among Shin Buddhist Practitioners

    • Heine, Steven

      Review article: Yes! We Have No Buddha-Nature: Three Recent Publications on Zen Dialogues

    • Londo, William

      Review of: Lori Meeks, Hokkeji and the Reemergence of Female Monastic Orders in Premodern Japan

    • Swanson, Eric

      Review of: Cynthea J. Bogel, With A Single Glance: Buddhist Icon and Early Mikkyō Vision

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Jinhua Chen, Legend and Legitimation: The Formation of Tendai Esoteric Buddhism in Japan

    • Lande, Aasulv

      Review of: John Breen and Mark Teeuwen, A New History of Shinto

    • Teeuwen, Mark

      Review of: Bernard Faure, Michael Como, Iyanaga Nobumi (eds.), Rethinking Medieval Shintō/Respenser le shintō medieval

    • Hommes, Jim

      Review of: Haruko Nawata Ward, Women Religious Leaders in Japan’s Christian Century, 1549–1650

    • Pak, Su Yon

      Review of: Jane Naomi Iwamura, Virtual Orientalism: Asian Religions and American Popular Culture

    • Maxey, Trent

      Review of: Isomae Jun’ichi, Japanese Mythology: Hermeneutics on Scripture

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Shugendō Now; Where mountains fly; Shugen Haguro-san Aki no Mine (Three Shugendō documentaries)

  • JJRS Volume 36:1 (2009)

    • Ambros, Barbara and Duncan Williams with Regan E. Murphy

      Editors’ Introduction: Helen Hardacre and the Study of Japanese Religion

    • Tamamuro Fumio

      The Development of the Temple-Parishioner System

    • Williams, Duncan

      The Purple Robe Incident and the Formation of the Early Modern Sōtō Zen Institution

    • Hur, Nam-lin

      Invitation to the Secret Buddha of Zenkōji: Kaichō and Religious Culture in Early Modern Japan

    • Murphy, Regan E.

      Esoteric Buddhist Theories of Language in Early Kokugaku: The Sōshaku of the Man’yō daishōki

    • Shimazono Susumu

      State Shinto in the Lives of the People: The Establishment of Emperor Worship, Modern Nationalism, and Shrine Shinto in Late Meiji

    • Kim Hwansoo

      The Adventures of a Japanese Monk in Colonial Korea: Sōma Shōei’s Zen Training with Korean Masters

    • Ambros, Barbara

      Researching Place, Emplacing the Researcher: Reflections on the Making of a Documentary on a Pilgrimage Confraternity

  • JJRS Volume 36:2 (2009)

    • Kimbrough, R. Keller, and Hank Glassman

      Editors’ Introduction: Vernacular Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Literature

    • Eubanks, Charlotte

      Illustrating the Mind: “Faulty Memory” Setsuwa and the Decorative Sutras of Late Classical and Early Medieval Japan

    • Reider, Noriko T.

      Animating Objects: Tsukumogami ki and the Medieval Illustration of Shingon Truth

    • Reider, Noriko T.

      Translation: Tsukumogami ki 付喪神記 (The Record of Tool Specters) [online only: 1-19]

    • Takeshi Watanabe

      Wine, Rice, or Both? Overwriting Sectarian Strife in the Tendai Shuhanron Debate

    • Dix, Monika

      Hachikazuki: Revealing Kannon’s Crowning Compassion in Muromachi Fiction

    • Elizabeth Oyler

      Tonsuring the Performer: Image, Text, and Narrative in the Ballad-Drama Shizuka

    • Haruko Wakabayashi

      Officials of the Afterworld: Ono no Takamura and the Ten Kings of Hell in the Chikurinji engi Illustrated Scrolls

    • Moerman, D. Max

      Demonology and Eroticism: Islands of Women in the Japanese Buddhist Imagination

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Jean-Noël Robert, La Centurie du Lotus. Poèmes de Jien (1155–1225) sur le Sūtra du Lotus

    • Kimbrough, R. Keller

      Review of: Jacqueline I. Stone and Mariko Namba Walter, eds. Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism

    • Rhodes, Robert F.

      Review of: Kenji Matsuo, A History of Japanese Buddhism

    • Nosco, Peter

      Review of: Kiri Paramore, Ideology and Christianity in Japan

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Barbara Ambros, Emplacing a Pilgrimage: The Ōyama Cult and Regional Religion in Early Modern Japan

  • JJRS Volume 35:1 (2008)

    • Shoji, Rafael and Frank Usarski

      Editors' Introduction: Japanese Religions in Brazil

    • Shoji, Rafael

      The Failed Prophecy of Shinto Nationalism and the Rise of Japanese Brazilian Catholicism

    • Usarski, Frank

      "The Last Missionary to Leave the Temple Should Turn Off the Light": Sociological Remarks on the Decline of Japanese "Immigrant" Buddhism

    • de Albuquerque, Eduardo Basto

      Intellectuals and Japanese Buddhism in Brazil

    • Rocha, Cristina

      All Roads Come from Zen: Busshinji as a Reference to Buddhism

    • Pereira, Ronan Alves

      The Transplantation of Soka Gakkai to Brazil: Building "the Closest Organization to the Heart of Ikeda-Sensei"

    • Watanabe Masako

      The Development of Japanese New Religions in Brazil and Their Propagation in a Foreign Culture

    • Nakamaki Hirochika

      Japanese Religions, Calendars, and Religious Culture in Brazil

    • Matsue, Regina Yoshie

      Review of: Ronan Alves Pereira and Hideaki Matsuoka, Japanese Religions in and Beyond the Japanese Diaspora

    • Tomita, Andrea

      Review of: Hideaki Matsuoka, Japanese Prayer below the Equator: How Brazilians Believe in the Church of World Messianity

    • Usarski, Frank

      Review of: Cristina Rocha, Zen in Brazil: The Quest for Cosmopolitan Modernity

  • JJRS Volume 35:2 (2008)

    • Ahn, Juhn Y.

      Zen and the Art of Nourishing Life: Labor, Exhaustion, and the Malady of Meditation

    • Paramore, Kiri

      Early Japanese Christian Thought Reexamined: Confucian Ethics, Catholic Authority, and the Issue of Faith in the Scholastic Theories of Habian, Gomez, and Ricci

    • Klautau, Orion

      Against the Ghosts of Recent Past: Meiji Scholarship and the Discourse on Edo-Period Buddhist Decadence

    • Nelson, John K.

      Household Altars in Contemporary Japan: Rectifying Buddhist “Ancestor Worship” with Home Décor and Consumer Choice

    • Broder, Anne

      Mahikari in Context: Kamigakari, Chinkon kishin, and Psychical Investigation in Ōmoto-lineage Religions

    • Heine, Steven

      Review article: A Day in the Life: Two Recent Works on Dōgen’s Shōbōgenzō “Gyōji” [Sustained Practice] Fascicle

    • Watt, Paul B.

      Review of: Helen Baroni, Iron Eyes: The Life and Teachings of Ōbaku Zen Master Tetsugen Dōkō

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Hee-Jin Kim, Dōgen on Meditation and Thinking: A Reflection on His View of Zen

    • Kimbrough, R. Keller

      Review of: Esperanza Ramirez-Christensen, Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics

    • Dorman, Benjamin

      Review of: Nancy K. Stalker, Prophet Motive: Deguchi Onisaburō, Oomoto, and the Rise of New Religions in Imperial Japan

    • Reader, Ian

      Review of: Philip L. Nicoloff, Sacred Kōyasan: A Pilgrimage to the Mountain Temple of Saint Kōbō Daishi and the Great Sun Buddha

    • Maxey, Trent

      Review of: John Breen, ed., Yasukuni, the War Dead, and the Struggle for Japan’s Past

    • Anderson, Emily

      Review of: John P. Hoffman, Japanese Saints: Mormons in the Land of the Rising Sun

    • Molle, Andrea

      Review of: Robert E. Carter, The Japanese Arts and Self-cultivation

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: John D’Arcy May, ed. Converging Ways: Conversion and Belonging in Buddhism and Christianity

  • JJRS Volume 34:1 (2007)

    • Mullins, Mark R., and Peter Nosco

      Editors’ Introduction: Christians in Japan

    • Kitagawa, Tomoko

      The Conversion of Hideyoshi’s Daughter Gō

    • Elisonas, J. S. A.

      Journey to the West

    • Costa, João Paulo Oliveira e

      The Brotherhoods (Confrarias) and Lay Support for the Early Christian Church in Japan

    • Nosco, Peter

      The Experiences of Christians During the Underground Years and Thereafter

    • Oshiro, George M.

      Nitobe Inazō and the Sapporo Band: Reflections on the Dawn of Protestant Christianity in Early Meiji Japan

    • Howes, John F.

      Christian Prophecy in Japan: Uchimura Kanzō

    • Nirei, Yosuke

      Toward a Modern Belief: Modernist Protestantism and Problems of National Religion in Meiji Japan

    • Ballhatchet, Helen

      Christianity and Gender Relationships in Japan: Case Studies of Marriage and Divorce in Early Meiji Protestant Circles

    • Anderson, Emily

      Tamura Naoomi’s The Japanese Bride: Christianity, Nationalism, and Family in Meiji Japan

    • Yoshida Ryo

      Japanese Immigrants and their Christian Communities in North America: A Case Study of the Fukuinkai, 1877–1896

    • Howard, Yoshiko

      Review of: John F. Howes, Japan’s Modern Prophet: Uchimura Kanzō

  • JJRS Volume 34:2 (2007)

    • Rhodes, Robert F.

      Ōjōyōshū, Nihon Ōjō Gokuraku-ki, and the Construction of Pure Land Discourse in Heian Japan

    • Bathgate, Michael

      Exemplary Lives: Form and Function in Pure Land Sacred Biography

    • Chilson, Clark

      Eulogizing Kūya as More than a Nenbutsu Practitioner: A Study and Translation of the Kūyarui

    • Blum, Mark L.

      Biography as Scripture: Ōjōden in India, China, and Japan

    • Meeks, Lori R.

      In Her Likeness: Female Divinity and Leadership at Medieval Chūgūji

    • Como, Michael

      Horses, Dragons, and Disease in Nara Japan

    • Fister, Patricia

      Merōfu Kannon and Her Veneration in Zen and Imperial Circles in Seventeenth-Century Japan

    • Fowler, Sherry

      Review of: Gregory P. A. Levine, Daitokuji: The Visual Cultures of a Zen Monastery

    • Rhodes, Robert F.

      Review of: James L. Ford, Jōkei and Buddhist Devotion in Early Medieval Japan

    • Rowe, Mark

      Review of: Stephen G. Covell, Japanese Temple Buddhism: Worldliness in a Religion of Renunciation

    • Eubanks, Charlotte

      Review of: William R. Lindsey. Fertility and Pleasure: Ritual and Sexual Values in Tokugawa Japan

    • Payne, Richard K.

      Review of: Bernhard Scheid and Mark Teeuwen, ed., The Culture of Secrecy in Japanese Religion

    • Whelan, Christal

      Review of: Richard K. Payne, ed., Tantric Buddhism in East Asia

    • Ambros, Barbara

      Review of: Maria Rodríguez del Alisal, Peter Ackerman, and Dolores P. Martinez, ed., Pilgrimages and Spiritual Quests in Japan

    • Yong, Amos

      Review of: John P. Keenan, The Wisdom of James: Parallels with Mahāyāna Buddhism

    • Yong, Amos

      Review of: John D’Arcy May, Transcendence and Violence: The Encounter of Buddhist, Christian and Primal Traditions

  • JJRS Volume 33:1 (2006)

    • Clarke, Shayne

      Miscellaneous Musings on Mūlasarvāstivāda Monks: The Mūlasarvāstivāda Vinaya Revival in Tokugawa Japan.

    • Meeks, Lori R.

      Reconfiguring Ritual Authenticity: The Ordination Traditions of Aristocratic Women in Premodern Japan.

    • Nenzi, Laura

      To Ise at All Costs: Religious and Economic Implications of Early Modern Nukemairi.

    • Ludvik, Catherine

      In the Service of the Kaihōgyō Practitioners of Mt. Hiei: The Stopping-Obstacles Confraternity (Sokushō kō) of Kyoto.

    • Josephson, Jason Ānanda

      When Buddhism Became a “Religion”: Religion and Superstition in the Writings of Inoue Enryō.

    • Shinno Toshikazu

      Review of: Ian Reader, Making Pilgrimages: Meaning and Practice in Shikoku.

    • Mohr, Michel

      Review of: Duncan Ryūken Williams, The Other Side of Zen: A Social History of Sōtō Zen: Buddhism in Tokugawa Japan.

    • Schnell, Scott

      Review of: Satsuki Kawano, Ritual Practice in Modern Japan: Ordering Place, People, and Action.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Donald S. Lopez, ed., Critical Terms for the Study of Buddhism.

    • Snodgrass, Adrian

      Review of: Sherry D. Fowler, Murōji: Rearranging Art and History at a Japanese Buddhist Temple.

    • Kimbrough, R. Keller

      Review of: Ikumi Kaminishi, Explaining Pictures: Buddhist Propaganda and Etoki Storytelling in Japan.

    • Powers, John

      Review of: William M. Bodiford, ed., Going Forth: Visions of Buddhist Vinaya.

    • Leighton, Dan Taigen

      Review of: Thomas Yūhō Kirchner, Entangling Vines: Zen Koans of the Shūmon Kattōshū.

    • Ōtani Eiichi

      Review of: Ranjana Mukhopadhyaya, Nihon no shakai sanka Bukkyō: Hōonji to Risshō Kōseikai no shakai katsudō to shakai rinri.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Martin Repp, Hōnens religioses Denken. Eine Untersuchung zu Strukturen religioser Erneuerung.

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: Steffen Döll, Wozu also suchen? Zur Einführung in das Denken von Ueda Shizuteru.

    • Yong, Amos

      Review of: Kristin Beise Kiblinger, Buddhist Inclusivism: Attitudes towards Religious Others.

  • JJRS Volume 33:2 (2006)

    • Amstutz, Galen, and Mark L. Blum

      Editors’ Introduction: Pure Lands in Japanese Religion.

    • Knecht, Peter

      Ise sankei mandara and the Image of the Pure Land.

    • Lee, William

      Entering the Pure Land: Hanamatsuri and the Ōkagura Jōdo-iri Ritual of Okumikawa.

    • Kimbrough, R. Keller

      Tourists in Paradise: Writing the Pure Land in Medieval Japanese Fiction.

    • Kimbrough, R. Keller

      Translation: The Tale of the Fuji Cave. [Online only: 1–22]

    • Mack, Karen

      The Phenomenon of Invoking Fudō for Pure Land Rebirth in Image and Text.

    • Arichi, Meri

      Sannō Miya Mandara: The Iconography of Pure Land on this Earth.

    • Andreeva, Anna

      Saidaiji Monks and Esoteric Kami Worship at Ise and Miwa.

    • Yoshida, Tomoko

      Kuroda Toshio (1926–1993) on Jōdo Shinshū: Problems in Modern Historiography.

    • Dobbins, James C.

      Review of: Richard K.Payne and Kenneth K. Tanaka, eds., Approaching the Land of Bliss: Religious Praxis in the Cult of Amitābha.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: D. Max Moerman, Localizing Paradise: Kumano Pilgrimage and the Religious Landscape of Premodern Japan.

  • JJRS Volume 32:1 (2005)

    • Kimbrough, R. Keller

      Reading the Miraculous Powers of Japanese Poetry: Spells, Truth Acts, and a Medieval Buddhist Poetics of the Supernatural.

    • Lindsey, William

      Religion and the Good Life: Motivation, Myth, and Metaphor in a Tokugawa Female Lifestyle Guide.

    • Tsang, Carol Richmond

      Marriage, Adoption, and Honganji.

    • Leighton, Dan Taigen

      Dōgen’s Appropriation of Lotus Sutra Ground and Space.

    • Winfield, Pamela D.

      Curing with Kaji: Healing and Esoteric Empowerment in Japan.

    • Miyamoto Yuki

      Rebirth in the Pure Land or God’s Sacrificial Lambs? Religious Interpretations of the Atomic Bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: Shimazono Susumu, From Salvation to Spirituality: Popular Religious Movements in Modern Japan.

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: David Williams, Defending Japan's Pacific War: The Kyoto School Philosophers and Post-White Power.

    • Habito, Ruben L. F.

      Review of: Yukio Matsudo, Nichiren, der Ausübende des Lotos-Sūtra.

    • Liang Xiao-hong and Paul Swanson

      Review of: He Yansheng, trans., Zheng fa yan zang [Shōbōgenzō].

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: Christopher S. Goto-Jones, Political Philosophy in Japan: Nishida, the Kyoto School, and Co-Prosperity.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Mark R. Mullins, ed., Handbook of Christianity in Japan.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: Susan L. Burns, Before the Nation: Kokugaku and the Imagining of Community in Early Modern Japan.

  • JJRS Volume 32:2 (2005)

    • Swanson, Paul L. and Benjamin Dorman

      Editors’ Introduction: Essays from the XIXth World Congress of the IAHR, Tokyo, March 2005.

    • Sekimori, Gaynor

      The Separation of Kami and Buddha Worship in Haguro Shugendō, 1869–1875.

    • Isomae Jun'ichi

      Deconstructing “Japanese Religion”: A Historical Survey.

    • Tweed, Thomas A.

      American Occultism and Japanese Buddhism: Albert J. Edmunds, D. T. Suzuki, and Translocative History.

    • Moriya Tomoe

      Social Ethics of “New Buddhists” at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: A Comparative Study of Suzuki Daisetsu and Inoue Shūten.

    • Yamaguchi Aki

      Religious Universalism in Modern Japan: Unitarians as Mediators Between Intellectuals and the West.

    • Matsuoka Hideaki

      Landscape as Doctrinal Representation: The Sacred Place of Shūyōdan Hōseikai.

    • Staemmler, Birgit

      Virtual Kamikakushi: An Element of Folk Belief in Changing Times and Media.

    • Fujiwara Satoko

      Survey on Religion and Higher Education in Japan.

    • Inose Yūri

      Influential Factors in the Intergenerational Transmission of Religion: The Case of Sōka Gakkai in Hokkaido.

  • JJRS Volume 31:1 (2004)

    • Kanda, Fusae C.

      Hōnen's Senchaku doctrine and his artistic agenda.

    • Horton, Sarah

      The influence of the Ōjōyōshū in late tenth- and early eleventh-century Japan.

    • Heisig, James W.

      Nishida's medieval bent.

    • Kopf, Gereon

      Between identity and difference: Three ways of reading Nishida's non-dualism.

    • Dorman, Benjamin

      SCAP's Scapegoat? The authorities, new religions, and a postwar taboo.

    • Schattschneider, Ellen

      Family resemblances: Memorial images and the face of kinship.

    • Rocha, Cristina

      Zazen or not zazen? The predicament of Sōtōshū's Kaikyōshi in Brazil.

    • Habito, Ruben L. F.

      Review of: Victor Sōgen Hori, Zen Sand: The Book of Capping Phrases for Kōan Practice.

    • Hori, Victor Sōgen

      Review of: Steven Heine, Opening a Mountain: Kōans of the Zen Masters.

    • Kopf, Gereon

      Review of: Abe, Masao. Zen and the Modern World: A Sequel to Zen and Western Thought. Edited by Steven Heine.

    • Sakabe Megumi

      Review of: Nishida Kitarō, L'Éveil à soi. Traduction, introduction et notes de Jacynthe Tremblay.

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Youxuan Wang, Buddhism and Deconstruction: Towards a Comparative Semiotics.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Paul Groner, Ryōgen and Mount Hiei: Japanese Tendai in the Tenth Century.

    • Wakabayashi, Haruko

      Review of: Thomas Conlan, In Little Need of Divine Intervention: Takezaki Suenaga's Scrolls of the Mongol Invasions of Japan.

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Frédéric Girard, Annick Horiuchi, Mieko Macé, ed., Repenser l'ordre, repenser l'heritage: Paysage intellectuel du Japon.

    • Sawada, Janine

      Review of: Helen Hardacre, Religion and Society in Nineteenth-Century Japan: A Study of the Southern Kantō Region, using Late Edo and Early Meiji Gazetteers.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: Brian (Daizen) A. Victoria, Zen War Stories.

    • Hall, Hazel

      Review of: Saburo Shawn Morishita, Teodori: Cosmological Building and Social Consolidation in a Ritual Dance.

    • Vervoorn, Aat

      Review of: Benjamin A. Elman, John B. Duncan, and Herman Ooms, Rethinking Confucianism: Past and Present in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Ellen Schattschneider, Immortal Wishes: Labor and Transcendence on a Japanese Sacred Mountain.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Osamu Tezuka, Buda, translated by Marc Bernabé and Verònica Calafell, and Osama Tezuka, Buddha.

    • Swyngedouw, Jan

      In Memoriam: Abe Yoshiya (1937-2003).

  • JJRS Volume 31:2 (2004)

    • Covell, Stephen G., and Mark Rowe

      Editors' Introduction: Traditional Religion in Contemporary Japan.

    • Covell, Stephen G.

      Learning to Persevere: The Popular Teachings of Tendai Ascetics.

    • Tanabe, George

      Popular Buddhist Orthodoxy in Contemporary Japan.

    • Riggs, Diane E.

      Fukudenkai: Sewing the Buddha's Robe in Contemporary Japanese Buddhist Practice.

    • Rowe, Mark

      Where the Action Is: Sites of Contemporary Sōtō Buddhism.

    • Hardacre, Helen

      Religion and Civil Society in Contemporary Japan.

    • Watts, Jonathan S.

      A Brief Overview of Buddhist NGOs in Japan.

    • Round-table Discussion

      The Current State of Sectarian Universities.

    • Kumamoto Einin

      Shut Up, Zen Priest: A Review of Minami Jikisai's The Zen Priest Speaks and Other Works.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Sueki Fumihiko, Kindai Nihon no shisō, saikō [Rethinking modern Japanese thought], 2 vols; Meiji shisōka ron [Essays on Meiji intellectuals], Kindai Nihon to Bukkyō [Buddhism and modern Japan].

    • Nakano Tsuyoshi

      In memoriam: Bryan Ronald Wilson.

  • JJRS Volume 30:1-2 (2003)

    • Yoshida Kazuhiko

      Revisioning Religion in Ancient Japan.

    • Heine, Steven

      Did Dōgen Go to China? Problematizing Dōgen's Relation to Ju-ching and Chinese Ch'an.

    • Como, Michael

      Ethnicity, Sagehood, and the Politics of Literacy in Asuka Japan.

    • Rowe, Mark

      Grave Changes: Scattering Ashes in Contemporary Japan.

    • Reader, Ian

      Local Histories, Anthropological Interpretations, and the Study of a Japanese Pilgrimage.

    • Kopf, Gereon

      On the Brink of Postmodernity: Recent Japanese Language Publications on the Philosophy of Nishida Kitarō.

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: Robert E. Carter, Encounter with Enlightenment: A Study of Japanese Ethics.

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: Carlo Saviani, L'Oriente di Heidegger and Nishitani Keiji, Nichilismo e vacuità del Sé. A cura di Carlo Saviani.

    • Hirota, Dennis

      Review of: Mark L. Blum, The Origins and Development of Pure Land Buddhism: A Study and Translation of Gyōnen's Jōdo Hōmon Genrushō.

    • Horton, Sarah

      Review of: Wm. Theodore deBary et al., comps., Sources of Japanese Tradition, Volume One.

    • Matsudo Yukio

      Review of: Gereon Kopf, Beyond Personal Identity: Dōgen, Nishida, and a Phenomenology of No-Self.

    • Nosco, Peter

      Review of: Ikuo Higashibaba, Christianity in Early Modern Japan: Kirishitan Belief and Practice.

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Gene Reeves, ed., A Buddhist Kaleidoscope: Essays on the Lotus Sutra.

    • Ruppert, Brian

      Review of: Iyanaga Nobumi, Daikokuten hensō: Bukkyō shinwagaku I and Kannon henyōtan: Bukkyō shinwagaku II.

    • Covell, Stephen G.

      Review of: Richard M. Jaffe, Neither Monk nor Layman: Clerical Marriage in Modern Japanese Buddhism.

    • Shimazono Susumu

      Review of: Shimada Hiromi, Oumu: Naze shūkyō wa terorizumu o unda no ka.

    • Stark, Rodney

      Review of: Robert J. Kisala and Mark R. Mullins, eds., Religion and Social Crisis in Japan: Understanding Japanese Society through the Aum Affair.

    • Kopf, Gereon

      Review of: Michiko Yusa, Zen and Philosophy: An Intellectual Biography of Nishida Kitarō.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Kazuo Kasahara, ed., A History of Japanese Religion. Translated by Paul McCarthy and Gaynor Sekimori.

  • JJRS Volume 30:3-4 (2003)

  • JJRS Volume 29:1-2 (2002)

    • Ruppert, Brian

      Pearl in the Shrine: A Genealogy of the Buddhist Jewel of the Japanese Sovereign.

    • Wakabayashi, Haruko

      The Dharma for Sovereigns and Warriors: Onjō-ji’s Claim for Legitimacy in Tengu zōshi.

    • Ford, James L.

      Jōkei and the Rhetoric of “Other Power” and “Easy Practice” in Medieval Japanese Buddhism.

    • Tucker, John Allen

      Quiet-Sitting and Political Activism: The Thought and Practice of Satō Naokata.

    • Londo, William

      Review of: Henny van der Veere, A Study into the Thought of Kōgyō Daishi Kakuban.

    • Payne, Richard K.

      Review of :Brian Bocking, The Oracles of the Three Shrines: Windows on Japanese Religion.

    • Deal, William E.

      Brian D. Ruppert, Jewel in the Ashes: Buddha Relics and Power in Early Medieval Japan.

    • Ruppert, Brian

      Review of: Mikeal S. Adolphson, The Gates of Power: Monks, Courtiers, and Warriors in Premodern Japan.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Miyake Hitoshi, Shugendō: Essays on the Structure of Japanese Folk Religion.

    • McMullen, James

      Review of: Wai-ming Ng, The I Ching in Tokugawa Thought and Culture.

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Robert E. Carter, The Nothingness Beyond God: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Nishida Kitaro.

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of:James W. Heisig, Philosophers of Nothingness: An Essay on the Kyoto School.

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Jean Greisch, Le Buisson ardent et les lumières de la raison; L’invention de la philosophie de la religion. Tome I: Héritages et héritiers de XIXe siècle.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Mitchiko Ishigami-Iagolnitzer, Saint Francois d’Assise et Maître Dōgen. L’esprit franciscain et le zen - Etude comparative sur quelques aspects de christianisme et de bouddhisme.

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: Scott W. Sunquist, ed., A Dictionary of Asian Christianity.

    • Sakashita, Jay

      Review of: Willis Stoesz, ed., The Living Way: Stories of Kurozumi Munetada, a Shinto Founder.

    • Frank, Junko and Lewis Frank


  • JJRS Volume 29:3-4 (2002)

    • Teeuwen, Mark, and Bernhard Scheid

      Tracing Shinto in the History of Kami Worship: Editors' Introduction.

    • Grapard, Allan G.

      Shrines Registered in Ancient Japanese Law: Shinto or Not?

    • Teeuwen, Mark

      From Jindō to Shinto: A Concept Takes Shape.

    • Rambelli, Fabio

      The Ritual World of Buddhist "Shinto": The Reikiki and Initiations on Kami-Related Matters (jingi kanjō) in Late Medieval and Early-Modern Japan.

    • Scheid, Bernhard

      Shinto as a Religion for the Warrior Class: The Case of Yoshikawa Koretaru.

    • Maeda, Hiromi

      Court Rank for Village Shrines: The Yoshida House's Interactions with Local Shrines during the Mid-Tokugawa Period.

    • McNally, Mark

      The Sandaikō Debate: The Issue of Orthodoxy in Late Tokugawa Nativism.

    • Thal, Sarah

      Redining the Gods: Politics and Survival in the Creation of Modern Kami.

    • Inoue Nobutaka

      The Formation of Sect Shinto in Modernizing Japan.

    • Teeuwen, Mark

      Review of: Itō Satoshi, Endō Jun, Matsuo Kōichi, and Mori Mizue, Nihonshi shōhyakka: Shintō.

  • JJRS Volume 28:1-2 (2001)

    • Yamada Shōji

      The Myth of Zen in the Art of Archery.

    • Ruppert, Brian

      Sin or Crime? Buddhism, Indebtedness, and the Construction of Social Relations in Early Medieval Japan.

    • Fisch, Michael

      The Rise of the Chapel Wedding in Japan: Simulation and Performance.

    • Matsuoka Hideaki

      "Messianity Makes a Person Useful": Describing Differences in a Japanese Religion in Brazil.

    • Matsuo Kenji

      Explaining the "Mystery" of Ban Dainagon ekotoba.

    • Heine, Steven

      After the Storm: Matsumoto Shirō's Transition from "Critical Buddhism" to Critical Theology (Review article: Matsumoto, Dōgen shisō ron).

    • Stone, Jacqueline I.

      Review of: Sueki Fumihiko, Kamakura Bukkyō keisei ron.

    • Tanabe, George

      Review of: Abe Ryuichi, The Weaving of Mantra: Kukai and the Construction of Esoteric Buddhist Discourse.

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Bernard Frank, Cieux et Bouddhas au Japan and Amour, coliere, couleur: Essais sur le bouddhisme au Japan.

    • Reader, Ian

      Review of: Scott Schnell, The Rousing Drum: Ritual Practice in a Japanese Community.

    • Schnell, Scott

      Review of: John K. Nelson, Enduring Identities: The Guise of Shinto in Contemporary Japan.

    • Kawahashi, M. Seishu

      Review of: He Yansheng, Dogen to Chugoku Zen shiso.

    • Kopf, Gereon

      Review of: Steven Heine, Shifting Shape, Shaping Text: Philosophy and Folklore in the Fox Koan.

    • Williams, Duncan Ryuken

      Review of: Helen J. Baroni, Obaku Zen: The Emergence of the Third Sect of Zen in Tokugawa Japan.

    • Kaufman, Laura S.

      Review of: S. A. Thornton, Charisma and Community Formation in Medieval Japan: The Case of the Yugyo-ha (1300-1700).

    • Stone, Jacqueline I.

      Review of: Hayami Tasuku, Inseiki no Bukkyō.

    • Addiss, Stephen

      Review of: Joseph D. Parker, Zen Buddhist Landscape Arts of Early Muromachi Japan (1336-1573).

    • Tanabe, Willa Jane

      Review of: Elizabeth ten Grotenhuis, Japanese Mandalas: Representations of Sacred Geography.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Dennis Hirota, ed., Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World.

    • Kisala, Robert J.

      eview of: Peter B. Clarke, ed. Japanese New Religions in Global Perspective.

    • Kisala, Robert J.

      Review of: John R. Hall, with Philip D. Schuyler and Sylvaine Trinh. Apocalypse Observed: Religious Movements and Violence in North America, Europe, and Japan.

    • Knecht, Peter

      Review of: Li Narangoa, Japanische Religionspolitik in der Mongolei 1932-1945. Reformbestrebungen und Dialog zwischen japanischem und mongolischem Buddhismus.

    • Wacker, Monika

      Review of: Susan Sered, Women of the Sacred Groves: Divine Priestesses of Okinawa.

  • JJRS Volume 28:3-4 (2001)

    • Ambros, Barbara, and Duncan Williams

      Local Religion in Tokugawa HIstory: Editors' Introduction.

    • Hardacre, Helen

      Sources for the Study of Religion and Society in the Late Edo Period.

    • Tamamuro Fumio

      Local Society and the Temple-Parishioner Relationship within the Bakufu's Governance Structure.

    • Vesey, Alexander M.

      Entering the Temple: Priests, Peasants, and Village Contention in Tokugawa Japan.

    • Ambros, Barbara

      Localized Religious Specialists in Early Modern Japan: The Development of the Ōyama Oshi System.

    • Rotermund, Hartmut O.

      Demonic Affliction or Contagious Disease? Changing Perceptions of Smallpox in the Late Edo Period.

    • Miyazaki Fumiko and Duncan Williams

      The Intersection of the Local and Translocal at a Sacred Site: The Case of Osorezan in Tokugawa Japan.

    • Gardner, Richard A.

      Review of: Nam-lin Hur, Prayer and Play in Tokugawa Japan: Asakusa Sensōji and Edo Society.

  • JJRS Volume 27:1-2 (2000)

    • Cox, Harvey G. (with an introduction by Jan Swyngedouw

      The Myth of the Twentieth Century: The Rise and Fall of Secularization.

    • Isomae Jun'ichi

      Reappropriating the Japanese Myths: Motoori Norinaga and the Creation Myths of the Kojiki and Nihon shoki.

    • Groemer, Gerald

      A Short History of the Gannin: Popular Religious Performers in Tokugawa Japan.

    • Takasaki Jikidō

      The Tathagatagarbha Theory Reconsidered: Reflections on Some Recent Issues in Japanese Buddhist Studies.

    • Kawahashi Noriko

      Seven Hindrances of Women? A Popular Discourse on Okinawan Women and Religion.

    • Okuyama Michiaki

      Approaches East and West to the History of Religions: Four Japanese Thinkers.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Jacqueline Stone, Original Enlightenment and the Transformation of Medieval Japanese Buddhism.

    • Mullins, Mark R.

      Review of: Ian Reader, Religious Violence in Contemporary Japan: The Case of Aum Shinrikyo.

    • Schnell, Scott

      Review of: Karen Smyers, The Fox and the Jewel: Shared and Private Meanings in Contemporary Inari Worship.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Senchakushu English Translation Project, trans. and ed., Hōnen's Senchakushu: Passages on the Selection of the Nembutsu in the Original Vow (Senchaku hongan numbutsu shu).

    • Kleine, Christoph

      Review of: Machida Soho, Renegade Monk: Honen and Japanese Pure Land Buddhism.

    • Bowring, Richard

      Review of: Mark J. Teeuwen and Hendrik van der Veer, Nakatomi Harae Kunge: Purification and Enlightenment in Late-Heian Japan.

    • Kopf, Gereon

      Review of: Lydia Brull, Die Japanische Philosophie: Eine Einfuhrung.

    • Brown, Delmer M.

      Review of: John S. Brownlee, Japanese Historians and the National Myths, 1600-1945: The Age of the Gods and Emperor Jimmu.

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Engelbert Kaempfer, Kaempfer's Japan: Tokugawa Culture Observed.

    • O'Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Doris G. Bargen, A Woman's Weapon: Spirit Possession in The Tale of Genji.

    • Metcalf, Franz Aubrey

      Review of: Duncan Ryuken Williams and Christopher S. Queen, American Buddhism: Methods and Findings in Recent Scholarship.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: Philip Hammond and David Machacek, Soka Gakkai in America: Accommodation and Conversion.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      eview of: Peter B. Clarke, A Bibliography of Japanese New Religious Movements: With Annotations and an Introduction to Japanese New Religions at Home and Abroad.

    • Kawanami, Hiroko

      Review of: Paula Arai, Women Living Zen: Japanese Soto Buddhist Nuns.

    • Hori, Victor Sōgen

      Review of: Bernard Faure, The Red Thread: Buddhist Approaches to Sexuality.

  • JJRS Volume 27:3-4 (2000)

  • JJRS Volume 26:1-2 (1999)

    • Tucker, John Allen

      Rethinking the Ako Ronin Debate: The Religious Significance of Chushin gishi.

    • Buijnsters, Marc

      Jichihan and the Restoration and Innovation of Buddhist Practice.

    • Ives, Christopher

      The Mobilization of Doctrine: Buddhist Contributions to Imperial Ideology in Modern Japan.

    • Hur, Nam-lin

      The Sōtō Sect and Japanese Military Imperialism in Korea.

    • Payne, Richard K.

      At Midlife in Medieval Japan

    • Stone, Jacqueline I.

      Some Reflections on Critical Buddhism (Review article: Hubbard and Swanson, Pruning the Bodhi Tree).

    • Sasaki Shizuka

      The Mahaparinirvana Sutra and the Origins of Mahayana Buddhism (Review article: Shimoda, Nehangyo no kenkyu).

    • Kisala, Robert J.

      Review of: Ian Reader and George J. Tanabe, Jr., Practically Religious: Worldly Benefits and the Common Religion of Japan.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Mark R. Mullins, Christianity Made in Japan: A Study of Indigenous Momements.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Ricahrd K. Payne, ed., Re-Visioning "Kamakura" Buddhism.

    • Ebersole, Gary L.

      Review of: Isomae Jun'ichi, Kiki shinwa no metahisutori (A metahistory of the Kojiki and Nihon shoki myths).

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Peter Harvey, The Selfless Mind; Frank J. Hoffman and Mahinda Deegalle, eds., Pali Buddhism; John Pickering, ed., The Authority of Experience; and Paul Williams, Altruism and Reality

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Arie Van der Kooij and Karel van der Toorn, eds., Canonization and Decanonization

  • JJRS Volume 26:3-4 (1999)

  • JJRS Volume 25:1-2 (1998)

    • Jaffe, Richard and Mohr, Michel

      Editors’ introduction: Meiji Zen.

    • Ikeda Eishun

      Teaching assemblies and lay societies in the formation of modern sectarian Buddhism.

    • Jaffe, Richard

      Meiji religious policy, Sōtō Zen, and the clerical marriage problem.

    • Ishikawa Rikizan

      The social response of Buddhists to the modernization of Japan: The contrasting lives of two Sōtō Zen monks.

    • Sawada, Janine

      Political waves in the Zen sea: The Engaku-ji Circle in early Meiji Japan.

    • Katō Shōshun

      “A Lineage of Dullards”: Zen Master Tōjū Reisō and his associates.

    • Mohr, Michel

      Japanese Zen schools and the transition to Meiji: A plurality of responses in the nineteenth century.

    • Jaffe, Richard

      In memoriam: Ishikawa Rikizan (1943–1997).

  • JJRS Volume 25:3-4 (1998)

    • Bowring, Richard

      Preparing for the Pure Land in late tenth-century Japan.

    • Yiengpruksawan, Mimi

      Hakusan at Hiraizumi: Notes on a sacred geopolitics in the eastern provinces.

    • Chin, Gail

      The gender of Buddhist truth: The female corpse in a group of Japanese paintings.

    • Snodgrass, Judith

      Buddha no fukuin: The deployment of Paul Carus's Gospel of Buddha in Meiji Japan.

    • Ornatowski, Gregory K.

      On the boundary between “religious” and “secular”: The ideal and practice of Neo-Confucian self-cultivation in modern Japanese economic life.

    • Tanabe, George

      Review of: Helen Hardacre, Marketing the Menacing Fetus in Japan.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: Takeshi Umehara, The Concept of Hell.

    • Rath, Eric C.

      Review of: Jane Marie Law, Puppets of Nostalgia: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of the Japanese Awaji Ningyo Tradition.

    • Pye, Michael

      Review of: Martin Repp, Aum Shinrikyō: Ein Kapitel krimineller Religionsgeschichte.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: Sheldon Garon, Molding Japanese Minds: The State in Everyday Life.

    • Keenan, John P.

      Review of: Robert Magliola, On Deconstructing Life-Worlds: Buddhism, Christianity, Culture; and “A Response,” (Robert Magliola).

    • Powers, John

      Review of: Gregory Schopen, Bones, Stones, and Buddhist Monks: Collected Papers on the Archaeology, Epigraphy, and Texts of Monastic Buddhism in India.

    • Lam Wing Keung

      Review of: Ng Yu-kwan, The Philosophy of Absolute Nothingness: An Introduction to the Philosophy of the Kyoto School.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: John Bowker, ed., The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: Andrew C. Ross, A Vision Betrayed: The Jesuits in Japan and China.

  • JJRS Volume 24:1-2 (1997)

    • Sanford, James H.

      Wind, waters, stupas, mandalas: Fetal Buddhahood in Shingon.

    • Heine, Steven

      The Dōgen canon: Dōgen’s pre-Shōbōgenzō writings and the question of change in his later works.

    • Nakamura Kyōko

      The religious consciousness and activities of contemporary Japanese women.

    • Anderson, Richard W. and Martin, Elaine

      Rethinking the practice of mizuko kuyō in contemporary Japan: Interviews with practitioners at a Buddhist temple in Tokyo.

    • Fowler, Sherry

      In search of the dragon: Mt. Murō’s sacred topography.

    • Smits, Gregory J.

      Unspeakable things: Sai On’s ambivalent critique of language and Buddhism.

    • Matsuo Kenji

      What is Kamakura new Buddhism? Official monks and reclusive monks.

    • Burton, Watson

      Review of: Ryūichi Abe and Peter Haskel, translated with essays, Great Fool: Zen Master Ryōkan, Poems, Letters, and Other Writings.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Bernard Faure, Visions of Power: Imagining Medieval Japanese Buddhism.

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: Ueda Shizuteru, Nishida Kitarō: Ningen no shōgai to iu koto; Keiken to jikaku: Nishida Tetsugaku no “basho” o motomete.

    • Su Jun

      Review of: Ng Yu-Kwan, The Philosophy of the Kyoto School: Hisamatsu Shin’ichi

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: D. W. Bracket, Holy Terror: Armageddon in Tokyo; David E. Kaplan and Andrew Marshall, The Cult at the End of the World: The Incredible Story of Aum; The Japan Times, Terror in the Heart of Tokyo: The Aum Shinrikyo Doomsday Cult; Ian Reader, A Poisonous Cocktail: Aum Shinrikyō’s Path to Violence.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Brian Bocking, A Popular Dictionary of Shinto; Nāgārjuna in China: A Translation of the Middle Treatise.

    • Teeuwen, Mark

      Review of: John K. Nelson, A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Mark Teeuwen, trans., Motoori Norinaga’s The Two Shrines of Ise: An Essay of Split Bamboo (Ise Nikū Sakitake no Ben).

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Irit Averbuch, The Gods Come Dancing: A Study of the Japanese Ritual Dance of Yamabushi Kagura.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: David M. O’Brien with Yasuo Ohkoshi, To Dream of Dreams: Religious Freedom and Constitutional Politics in Postwar Japan.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Hee-Sung Keel, Understanding Shinran: A Dialogical Approach.

  • JJRS Volume 24:3-4 (1997)

    • Reader, Ian and Swanson, Paul L.

      Editors’ introduction: Pilgrimage in the Japanese religious tradition.

    • Hoshino Eiki

      Pilgrimage and peregrination: Contextualizing the Saikoku junrei and the Shikoku henro.

    • Ambros, Barbara

      Liminal journeys: Pilgrimages of noblewomen in mid-Heian Japan.

    • Moerman, David

      The ideology of landscape and the theater of state: Insei pilgrimage to Kumano (1090–1220).

    • MacWilliams, Mark W.

      Temple myths and the popularization of Kannon pilgrimage in Japan: A case study of Ōya-ji on the Bandō Route.

    • Kouamé, Nathalie

      Shikoku’s local authorities and henro during the golden age of the pilgrimage.

    • Smyers, Karen A.

      Inari pilgrimage: Following one’s path on the mountain.

  • JJRS Volume 23:1-2 (1996)

    • Bodiford, William M.

      Zen and the art of religious prejudice: Efforts to reform a tradition of social discrimination.

    • Takeuchi Lone

      An Otogizōshi in context: Saru no sōshi and the Hie-Enryaku-ji religious multiplex in the late sixteenth century.

    • Sugahara Shinkai

      The distinctive features of Sannō Ichijitsu Shinto.

    • Smyers, Karen A.

      “My own Inari”: Personalization of the deity in Inari worship.

    • Nelson, John K.

      Freedom of expression: The very modern practice of visiting a Shinto shrine.

    • Amstutz, Galen

      Missing Hongan-ji in Japanese studies.

    • Hubbard, Jamie

      Review of: James W. Heisig and John C. Maraldo, eds., Rude Awakenings: Zen, the Kyoto School, and the Question of Nationalism.

    • Reader, Ian

      Review of: Donald F. McCallum, Zenkōji and Its Icon: A Study in Medieval Japanese Religious Art.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Charles Wei-Hsun Fu and Steven Heine, eds., Japan in Traditional and Postmodern Perspectives.

    • Kruse, Michael

      Review of: Robert E. Buswell, The Zen Monastic Experience: Buddhist Practice in Contemporary Korea.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Paul J. Griffiths, On Being Buddha: The Classical Doctrine of Buddhahood.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Paul Mommaers and Jan Van Bragt, Mysticism Buddhist and Christian: Encounters with Jan van Ruusbroec.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Richard Henry Drummond, A Broader Vision: Perspectives on the Buddha and the Christ.

    • Blosser, Philip

      Review of: Russell H. Bowers, Jr., Someone or Nothing? Nishitani’s Religion and Nothingness as a Foundation for Christian-Buddhist Dialogue.

    • Hudson, Mark J.

      Review of: Isomae Jun’ichi, Dogū to kamen: Jōmon shakai no shūkyō kōzō.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, Rice as Self: Japanese Identities through Time.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism, ZenBase CD 1; Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, CD-ROM-ban, Taishō shinshū daizōkyō dai-nijūgo-kan, shakukyōron-bu jō.

  • JJRS Volume 23:3-4 (1996)

    • Dobbins, James C.

      Editor’s introduction: Kuroda Toshio and his scholarship.

    • Kuroda Toshio

      The development of the kenmitsu system as Japan’s medieval orthodoxy.

    • Kuroda Toshio

      The imperial law and the Buddhist law.

    • Kuroda Toshio

      Buddhism and society in the medieval estate system.

    • Kuroda Toshio

      The world of spirit pacification: Issues of state and religion.

    • Kuroda Toshio

      The discourse on the “Land of Kami” (shinkoku) in medieval Japan: National consciousness and international awareness.

    • Rambelli, Fabio

      Religion, ideology of domination, and nationalism: Kuroda Toshio on the discourse of shinkoku.

    • Taira Masayuki

      Kuroda Toshio and the kenmitsu taisei theory.

    • Sueki Fumihiko

      A reexamination of the kenmitsu taisei theory.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Mark Teeuwen, Watarai Shintō: An Intellectual History of the Outer Shrine in Ise.

  • JJRS Volume 22:1-2 (1995)

    • Sueki Fumihiko

      Two seemingly contradictory aspects of the teaching of innate enlightenment (hongaku) in medieval Japan.

    • Stone, Jacqueline I.

      Medieval Tendai hongaku thought and the new Kamakura Buddhism: A reconsideration.

    • Groner, Paul

      A medieval Japanese reading of the Mo-ho chih-kuan: Placing the Kankō ruijū in historical context.

    • Habito, Ruben L. F.

      The logic of nonduality and absolute affirmation: Deconstructing Tendai hongaku writings.

    • Abe Ryūichi

      Saichō and Kūkai: A conflict of interpretations.

    • Antoni, Klaus

      The “separation of gods and buddhas” at Omiwa Jinja in Meiji Japan.

    • Kawahashi Noriko

      Jizoku (priests’ wives) in Sōtō Zen Buddhism: An ambiguous category.

    • LaFleur, William R.

      Silences and censures: Abortion, history, and Buddhism in Japan. A rejoinder to George Tanabe.

    • Tanabe, George

      Sounds and silences: A counterresponse.

    • Fitzgerald, Timothy

      Review article: Things, thoughts, and people out of place. A Review of Mark R. Mullins, Shimazono Susumu, and Paul L. Swanson, eds., Religion and Society in Modern Japan.

    • Reader, Ian

      Review of: Bryan Wilson and Karel Dobbelaere, A Time to Chant: The Soka Gakkai Buddhists in Britain.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Ng Yu-Kwan. T’ien-t’ai Buddhism and Early Mādhyamika.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Steven W. Laycock, Mind as Mirror and the Mirroring of Mind: Buddhist Reflections on Western Phenomenology.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Center for Japan Studies at Berkeley, Multimedia Dictionary of Shinto and Japanese Life: Interactive Introduction to Japanese Culture and Classics.

  • JJRS Volume 22:3-4 (1995)

  • JJRS Volume 21:1 (1994)

    • Bodiford, William M.

      Sōtō Zen in a Japanese town: Field notes on a once-every-thirty-three-years Kannon festival.

    • Heine, Steven

      “Critical Buddhism” (Hihan Bukkyō) and the debate concerning the 75-fascicle and 12-fascicle Shōbōgenzō texts.

    • Kisala, Robert J.

      Contemporary karma: Interpretations of karma in Tenrikyō and Risshō Kōseikai.

    • Tyler, Susan

      Review of: Allan G. Grapard, The Protocol of the Gods: A Study of the Kasuga Cult in Japanese History. “The author replies,” (Allan Grapard); and “The reviewer replies,” by Susan Tyler.

    • Young, Richard F.

      Review of: Emily Groszos Ooms, Women and Millenarian Protest in Meiji Japan: Deguchi Nao and Ōmotokyō.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Steven Heine, Dōgen and the Kōan Tradition: A Tale of Two Shōbōgenzō Texts.

    • O’Sullivan, Michael A.

      Review of: Michael A. Williams, Collett Cox, and Martin S. Jaffee, eds., Innovation in Religious Traditions: Essays in the Interpretation of Religious Change.

    • Gardner, Richard

      Review of: Catherine Bell, Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice.

  • JJRS Volume 21:2-3 (1994)

    • Reader, Ian, and Tanabe, George J.

      Editors’ introduction.

    • Hardacre, Helen

      Conflict between Shugendō and the New Religions of Bakumatsu Japan.

    • Hayashi Makoto

      Tokugawa-period disputes between Shugen organizations and Onmyōji over rights to practice divination.

    • Baroni, Helen J.

      Bottled anger: Episodes in Ōbaku conflict in the Tokugawa period.

    • Sawada, Janine

      Religious conflict in Bakumatsu Japan: Zen master Imakita Kōsen and Confucian scholar Higashi Takusha.

    • Stone, Jacqueline I.

      Rebuking the enemies of the Lotus: Nichirenist exclusivism in historical perspective.

    • Mullins, Mark R.

      Ideology and utopianism in wartime Japan: An essay on the subversiveness of Christian eschatology.

    • Morioka Kiyomi

      Attacks on the New Religions: Risshō Kōseikai and the “Yomiuri Affair.”

    • Anderson, Richard W.

      Risshō Kōseikai and the Bodhisattva way: Religious ideals, conflict, gender, and status.

  • JJRS Volume 21:4 (1994)

    • Mohr, Michel

      Zen Buddhism during the Tokugawa period: The challenge to go beyond sectarian consciousness.

    • Rambelli, Fabio

      True words, silence, and the adamantine dance: On Japanese Mikkyō and the formation of the Shingon discourse.

    • Pearce, Thomas H.

      Tenchi Seikyō: A messianic Buddhist cult.

    • App, Urs

      Review article: Linji’s evergreens. A review of Burton Watson, trans., The Zen Teachings of Master Lin-chi.

    • Tanabe, George

      Review of: William R. LaFleur, Liquid Life: Abortion and Buddhism in Japan.

    • Nosco, Peter

      Review of: Janine Anderson Sawada, Confucian Values and Popular Zen: Sekimon Shingaku in Eighteenth-Century Japan.

    • Reasoner, Paul

      Review of: Arthur H. Thornhill III, Six Circles, One Dewdrop: The Religio-Aesthetic World of Komparu Zenchiku.

    • Kawahashi Noriko

      Review of: Rita M. Gross, Buddhism after Patriarchy: A Feminist History, Analysis, and Reconstruction of Buddhism.

    • Tucker, Mary Evelyn

      Review of: Peter K. Lee, ed., Confucian-Christian Encounters in Historical and Contemporary Perspective.

  • JJRS Volume 20:1 (1993)

    • Nosco, Peter

      Secrecy and the transmission of tradition: Issues in the study of the “underground” Christians.

    • Dumoulin, Heinrich

      Early Chinese Zen reexamined: A supplement to Zen Buddhism: A History.

    • Yiengpruksawan, Mimi

      Downloading the Lotus: From the public to the private at Kiyohira’s Chūson-ji.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: James H. Sanford, William R. LaFleur, and Masatoshi Nagatomi, eds., Flowing Traces: Buddhism in the Literary and Visual Arts of Japan.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: David J Kalupahana,, A History of Buddhist Philosophy: Continuities and Discontinuities.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Han F. de Wit, Contemplative Psychology.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: José Ignacio Cabezón, ed., Buddhism, Sexuality, and Gender.

  • JJRS Volume 20:2-3 (1993)

    • Swanson, Paul L. and Kirchner, Thomas L.

      Editors’ introduction.

    • Akima Toshio

      The myth of the goddess of the undersea world and the tale of Empress Jingū’s subjugation of Silla.

    • Shinno Toshikazu

      From minkan-shinkō to minzoku-shūkyō: Reflections on the study of folk Buddhism.

    • Hayashi Makoto and Yamanaka Hiroshi

      The adaptation of Max Weber’s theories of religion in Japan.

    • Reader, Ian

      Recent Japanese publications on the New Religions: The work of Shimazono Susumu. A review of Shimazono Susumu, Gendai kyūsai shūkyōron; Shin-shinshūkyō to shūkyō būmu; Sukui to toku: Shinshūkyō shinkōsha no seikatsu to shisō.

    • Horo Atsuhiko

      Review of: Himi Kiyoshi, Tanabe tetsugaku kenkyū: Shūkyōtetsugaku no kanten kara.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Keta Masako, Shūkyōkeiken no tetsugaku: Jōdokyō sekai no kaimei.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Saitō Enshin, trans., Jikaku Daishi den: The Biography of Jikaku Daishi Ennin.

  • JJRS Volume 20:4 (1993)

    • Deal, William E.

      The Lotus Sūtra and the rhetoric of legitimization in eleventh-century Japanese Buddhism.

    • Kassel, Marleen

      Moral education in early-modern Japan: The Kangien Confucian Academy of Hirose Tansō.

    • Reichl, Christopher A.

      The Okinawan new religion Ijun: Innovation and diversity in the gender of the ritual specialist.

    • Mohr, Michel

      Review article: Examining the sources of Japanese Rinzai Zen. A review of Kenneth Kraft, Eloquent Zen: Daitō and Early Japanese Zen.

    • Dobbins, James C.

      Review of: Minor and Ann Rogers, Rennyo: The Second Founder of Shin Buddhism.

    • Stone, Jacqueline I.

      Review of: David A. Snow, Shakubuku: A Study of the Nichiren Shoshu Buddhist Movement in America, 1960–1975; Jane Hurst, Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism and the Soka Gakkai in America: The Ethos of a New Religious Movement.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Heng-ching Shih, The Syncretism of Ch’an and Pure Land Buddhism.

  • JJRS Volume 19:1 (1992)

    • Hubbard, Jamie

      Premodern, modern, and postmodern: Doctrine and the study of Japanese religion.

    • McMullin, Neil

      Which doctrine? Whose “religion”? A rejoinder.

    • McVeigh, Brian

      The vitalistic conception of salvation as expressed in Sūkyō Mahikari.

    • Mayer, Adrian C.

      On the gender of shrines and the Daijōsai.

    • Reader, Ian

      Review of: Shinno Toshikazu, Nihon yugyō shūkyōron.

    • Wallace, John R.

      Review of: Michele Marra, The Aesthetics of Discontent: Politics and Reclusion in Medieval Japanese Literature.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Graham Parkes, ed., Nietzsche and Asian Thought.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: John P. Keenan, The Meaning of Christ: A Mahāyāna Theology.

    • Drummond, Richard H.

      Review of: Kumazawa Yoshinobu and David L. Swain, comps. and eds., Christianity in Japan, 1971–90.

    • Fitzgerald, Timothy

      Review of: Akizuki Ryōmin, New Mahāyāna: Buddhism for a Post-Modern World.

    • Kohn, Livia

      Review of: Bartholomew P. M. Tsui, Taoist Tradition and Change: The Story of the Complete Perfection Sect in Hong Kong.

    • Duquenne, Robert

      In memoriam: Anna Seidel (1939–1991).

  • JJRS Volume 19:2-3 (1992)

  • JJRS Volume 19:4 (1992)

    • Anderson, Richard W.

      To open the hearts of people: Experience narratives and Zenrinkai training sessions.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      The dispute between the Sōka Gakkai and the Nichiren Shōshū priesthood: A lay revolution against a conservative clergy.

    • Bargen, Doris G.

      Ancestral to none: Mizuko in Kawabata.

    • Swyngedouw, Jan

      Review of: Ian Reader, Religion in Contemporary Japan; Winston Davis, Japanese Religion and Society: Paradigms of Structure and Change.

    • Morrell, Robert E.

      Review of: Royall Tyler, The Miracles of Kasuga Deity; Susan C. Tyler, The Cult of Kasuga Seen through Its Art.

    • Grapard, Allan G.

      Review of: James Ketelaar, Of Heretics and Martyrs in Meiji Japan: Buddhism and Its Persecution.

    • Tucker, Mary Evelyn

      Review of: Peter Nosco, Remembering Paradise: Nativism and Nostalgia in Eighteenth-Century Japan.

    • Havens, Norman

      Review of: Donald L Philippi, Norito: A Translation of the Ancient Japanese Ritual Prayers.

    • Smits, Gregory J.

      Review of: Rosemary Mercer, trans., Deep Words: Miura Baien’s System of Natural Philosophy.

  • JJRS Volume 18:1 (1991)

    • Grapard, Allan G.

      Visions of excess and excesses of vision: Women and transgression in Japanese myth.

    • Reader, Ian

      Letters to the gods: The form and meaning of ema.

    • Naylor, Christina

      Nichiren, imperialism, and the peace movement.

    • Gardner, Richard

      Review of: Lawrence E. Sullivan, Icanchu’s Drum: An Orientation to Meaning in South American Religions.

    • Rhodes, Robert F.

      Review of: George J. Tanabe and Willa Jane Tanabe, eds., The Lotus Sutra in Japanese Culture.

    • Smits, Gregory J.

      Review of: Mary Evelyn Tucker, Moral and Spiritual Cultivation in Japanese Neo-Confucianism: The Life and Thought of Kaibara Ekken.

    • Gössman, Elizabeth

      Review of: Ulrike Wöhr, Frauen and Neue Religionen: Die Religionsgründerinnen Nakayama Miki und Deguchi Nao.

  • JJRS Volume 18:2-3 (1991)

  • JJRS Volume 18:4 (1991)

    • Werblowsky, R. J. Zwi

      Mizuko kuyō: Notulae on the most important “New Religion” of Japan.

    • McFarlane, Stewart

      The mystique of martial arts: A reply to Professor Keenan’s response.

    • Anderson, Richard W.

      What constitutes religious activity? (I).

    • Reader, Ian

      What constitutes religious activity? (II).

    • Jorgenson, John

      Review of: Heinrich Dumoulin, Zen Buddhism: A History.

    • Hubbard, Jamie

      Review article: A report on newly discovered Buddhist texts at Nanatsu-dera. A review of Ochiai Toshinori, The Manuscripts of Nanatsu-dera: A Recently Discovered Treasure-House in Downtown Nagoya.

    • Tyler, Royall

      Review of: Edward Kamens, The Buddhist Poetry of the Great Kamo Priestess: Daisaiin Senshi and Hosshin Wakashū.

    • Fox, Stephen S.

      Review of: Nishitani Keiji, The Self-Overcoming of Nihilism.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Jean-Noël Robert, Les Doctrines de l’école Japanaise Tendaï au début du IXe siècle: Gishin et le Hokke-shū gishū.

  • JJRS Volume 17:1 (1990)

    • Rogers, Minor L and Ann T.

      The Honganji: Guardian of the state (1868–1945).

    • Young, Richard F.

      Magic and morality in modern Japanese exorcistic technologies: A study of Mahikari.

    • Heisig, James W.

      The religious philosophy of the Kyoto School: An overview.

    • Mullins, Mark R.

      Review of: Byron H. Earhart, Gedatsu-kai and Religion in Contemporary Japan: Returning to the Center.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: James C. Dobbins, Jōdo Shinshū: Shin Buddhism in Medieval Japan.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Hakamaya Noriaki, Hongaku shisō hihan.

    • Minnick, Wendell L.

      Review of: Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, The Monkey as Mirror: Symbolic Transformations in Japanese History and Ritual.

  • JJRS Volume 17:2-3 (1990)

  • JJRS Volume 17:4 (1990)

    • Mullins, Mark R.

      Japanese Pentacostalism and the world of the dead: A study of cultural adaptation in Iesu no Mitama Kyōkai.

    • Hylkema-Vos, Naomi

      Katō Genchi: A neglected pioneer in comparative religion.

    • McFarlane, Stewart

      Mushin, morals, and martial arts: A discussion of Keenan’s Yogācāra critique.

    • Keenan, John P.

      The mystique of martial arts: A response to Professor McFarlane.

    • Reader, Ian

      Review of: Miyake Hitoshi, Shūkyō minzokugaku.

    • Gira, Dennis

      Review of: Ueda Yoshifumi and Dennis Hirota, Shinran: An Introduction to His Thought.

    • Tanabe, George

      Review of: Edward Kamens, The Three Jewels: A Study and Translation of Minamoto Tamenori’s Sanbōe.

  • JJRS Volume 16:1 (1989)

    • McMullin, Neil

      Historical and historiographical issues in the study of pre-modern Japanese religions.

    • Durfee, Richard E., Jr.

      Portrait of an unknowingly ordinary man: Endō Shūsaku, Christianity and Japanese historical consciousness.

    • Goodwin, Janet R.

      Shooing the dead to paradise.

    • Tyler, Royall

      Review of: Dennis Hirota, trans, No Abode: The Record of Ippen.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Paul O. Ingram, The Modern Buddhist-Christian Dialogue: Two Universalistic Religions in Transformation.

    • Keenan, John P.

      Review of: Sallie B. King, trans. with annotations, Passionate Journey: The Spiritual Autobiography of Satomi Myōdō.

    • Knecht, Peter

      Review of: Victor W. Turner and Edward M. Bruner eds., The Anthropology of Experience.

  • JJRS Volume 16:2-3 (1989)

  • JJRS Volume 16:4 (1989)

    • Reid, David

      Japanese Christians and the ancestors.

    • Keenan, John P.

      Spontaneity in Western martial arts: A Yogācāra critique of mushin (no-mind).

    • Reader, Ian

      Review article: Recent Japanese publications on religion. A review of Shūkyō Shakaigaku no Kai, Ikoma no kamigami: Gendai toshi no minzoku shūkyō; Numata Kenya, Gendai Nihon no shin shūkyō; Ōmura Eishō and Nishiyama Shigeru, Gendaijin no shūkyō; Miyake Hitoshi, Kōmoto Mitsugi, and Nishiyama Shigeru, Shūkyō-Riidingsu: Nihon no shakaigaku; Nishijima Takeo, Shinshūkyō no kamigami.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Takie Sugiyama Lebra and William P. Lebra eds., Japanese Culture and Behavior: Selected Readings.

  • JJRS Volume 15:1 (1988)

    • Smith, Bardwell

      Buddhism and abortion in contemporary Japan: Mizuko kuyō and the confrontation with death.

    • Marra, Michele

      The development of mappō thought in Japan (I).

    • Tucker, Mary Evelyn

      Religious aspects of Japanese Neo-Confucianism: The thought of Nakae Tōju and Kaibara Ekken.

    • Odin, Steve

      Review of: Joseph M. Kitagawa, On Understanding Japanese Religion.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Takamichi Takahatake, Young Man Shinran: A Reappraisal of Shinran’s Life.

    • Blum, Mark L.

      Review of: Yoshifumi Ueda, ed., The True Teaching, Practice and Realization of the Pure Land Way. A Translation of Shinran’s Kyōgyōshinshō.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Paul J. Griffiths, On Being Mindless: Buddhist Meditation and the Mind-Body Problem.

  • JJRS Volume 15:2-3 (1988)

    • Hayashi Makoto and Yoshihara Kazuo

      Editors’ introduction.

    • Kimura Noritsugu

      Folk religion in the Ise-Shima region: The takemairi custom at Mount Asama.

    • Kawakami Mitsuyo

      The view of spirits as seen in the bon observances of the Shima region.

    • Yahata Takatsune

      Shinmō (spirits of the recently deceased) and community: Bon observances in a Japanese village.

    • Sakurai Haruo

      The symbolism of the shishi performance as a community ritual: The Okashira Shinji in Ise.

    • Iida Takafumi

      Folk religion among the Koreans in Japan: The shamanism of the “Korean Temples.”

    • Shima Iwao

      The Vithobā faith of Mahārāsastra: The Vithobā Temple of Pandharpūr and its mythological structure.

    • Yoshihara Kazuo

      Dejiao: A Chinese religion in Southeast Asia.

    • Tajima Tada’atsu

      Review of: Nakamaki Hirochika, ed., Kamigami no sōkoku: Bunka sesshoku to dochakushugi.

    • Yamanaka Hiroshi

      Review of: Ronald C. Finucane, Miracles and Pilgrims: Popular Beliefs in Medieval England.

  • JJRS Volume 15:4 (1988)

    • Reader, Ian

      The rise of a Japanese “New New Religion”: Themes in the development of Agonshū.

    • Young, Richard F.

      From gokyō-dōgen to bankyō-dōkon: A study in the self-universalization of Ōmoto.

    • Marra, Michele

      The development of mappō thought in Japan (II).

    • Tyler, Susan

      Review of: Willa J. Tanabe, Paintings of the Lotus Sutra.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Graham Parkes, ed., Heidegger and Asian Thought.

  • JJRS Volume 14:1 (1987)

  • JJRS Volume 14:2-3 (1987)

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Editor’s introduction, with bibliography.

    • Lai, Whalen

      Why the Lotus Sūtra? On the historic significance of Tendai.

    • Hazama Jikō

      The characteristics of Japanese Tendai.

    • Shirato Waka

      Inherent enlightenment (hongaku shisō) and Saichō’s acceptance of the bodhisattva precepts.

    • Groner, Paul

      Annen, Tankei, Henjō, and monastic discipline in the Tendai School: The background of the Futsū jubosatsukai kōshaku.

    • McMullin, Neil

      The Enryaku-ji and the Gion Shrine-Temple complex in the Mid-Heian Period.

    • Rhodes, Robert F.

      The kaihōgyō practice of Mt. Hiei.

    • Tamura Yoshirō

      Japanese culture and the Tendai concept of original enlightenment.

    • Grapard, Allan G.

      Linguistic cubism: A singularity of pluralism in the Sannō cult.

    • Saso, Michael

      Kuden: The oral hermeneutics of Tendai Tantric Buddhism.

    • Chappell, David W.

      Is Tendai Buddhism relevant to the modern world?

    • Yamano, Toshirō

      Review of: Ikeda Rosan, Makashikan kenkyū josetsu.

    • Swanson, Paul L.

      Review of: Hirai Shun’ei, Hokke mongu no seiritsu ni kansuru kenkyū.

  • JJRS Volume 14:4 (1987)

    • Werblowsky, R. J. Zwi

      Some reflections on two-way traffic, or incarnation/Avatāra and apotheosis.

    • Reader, Ian

      Back to the future: Images of nostalgia and renewal in a Japanese religious context.

    • Hoshino Eiki and Takeda Dōshō

      Indebtedness and comfort: The undercurrents of mizuko kuyō in contemporary Japan.

    • Mullins, Mark R.

      The life-cycle of ethnic churches in sociological perspective.

    • O’Leary, Joseph S.

      Review of: Donald S. Lopez, Jr. and Steven C. Rockefeller, eds., The Christ and the Bodhisattva.

    • Odin, Steve

      Review of: Tanabe Hajime, Philosophy as Metanoetics.

  • JJRS Volume 13:1 (1986)

    • Stoesz, Willis

      The universal attitude of Konkō Daijin.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      The Sōka Gakkai’s search for the realization of the world of Risshō ankokuron.

    • Nakamura Hajime

      The goal of meditation.

    • Jaffe, Paul D.

      Rising from the Lotus: Two Bodhisattvas from the Lotus Sutra as a psychodynamic paradigm for Nichiren.

    • LaFleur, William R.

      Review of: Herman Ooms, Tokugawa Ideology: Early Constructs, 1570–1680.

  • JJRS Volume 13:2-3 (1986)

  • JJRS Volume 13:4 (1986)

    • Ooms, Herman

      “Primeval Chaos” and “Mental Void” in Early Tokugawa ideology: Fujiwara Seika, Suzuki Shōsan, and Yamazaki Ansai.

    • Lewis, David C.

      Religious rites in a Japanese factory.

    • King, Winston L.

      An interpretation of the Anjin ketsujōshō.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Dennis Gira, Le sens de la conversion dans l’enseignement de Shinran.

    • Keenan, John P.

      Review of: Robert E. Morrell, Sand and Pebbles (Shasekishū): The Tales of Mujū Ichien, A Voice for Pluralism in Kamakura Buddhism.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Richard Wentz, The Contemplation of Otherness: The Critical Vision of Religion.

  • JJRS Volume 12:1 (1985)

    • Werblowsky, R. J. Zwi

      What’s in a name? Reflections on God, gods, and the divine.

    • Nishiyama Shigeru

      Indigenization and transformation of Christianity in a Japanese rural community.

    • Odin, Steve

      The penumbral shadow: A Whiteheadian perspective on the yūgen style of art and literature in Japanese aesthetics.

    • Childs, Margaret H.

      Kyōgen-kigo: Love stories as Buddhist sermons.

  • JJRS Volume 12:2-3 (1985)

  • JJRS Volume 12:4 (1985)

  • JJRS Volume 11:1 (1984)

    • Lai, Whalen

      Seno’o Girō and the dilemma of modern Buddhism: Leftist prophet of the Lotus Sutra.

    • Meshcheryakov, A. N.

      The meaning of “the beginning” and “the end” in Shinto and early Japanese Buddhism.

    • Kōnoshi Takamitsu

      The land of Yomi: On the mythical world of the Kojiki.

    • Hase Shōtō

      Knowledge and transcendence: Modern idealist philosophy and Yogācāra Buddhism (Part 1).

    • Reid, David

      Review of: H. Byron Earhart, The New Religions of Japan: A Bibliography of Western-language Materials, 2nd edition.

    • Ishii Kenji

      Review of: Richard K. Fenn, Liturgies and Trials: The Secularization of Religious Language.

  • JJRS Volume 11:2-3 (1984)

  • JJRS Volume 11:4 (1984)

    • Ching, Julia

      The idea of God in Nakae Tōju.

    • Marra, Michele

      Semi-recluses (tonseisha) and impermanence (mujō): Kamo no Chōmei and Urabe Kenkō.

    • Siddharthan, N. S.

      The non-neoclassical paradigm: Buddhism and economic development.

    • Knecht, Peter

      Review of: Roger L. Janelli and Dawnhee Yim Janelli, Ancestor Worship and Korean Society.

  • JJRS Volume 10:1 (1983)

    • Morrell, Robert E.

      Jōkei and the Kōfukuji petition.

    • Fujii Masao

      Maintenance and change in Japanese traditional funerals and death-related behavior.

    • Nakamaki Hirochika

      The “separate” coexistence of kami and hotoke: A look at Yorishiro.

    • Bocking, Brian

      Comparative studies of Buddhism and Christianity.

  • JJRS Volume 10:2-3 (1983)

  • JJRS Volume 10:4 (1983)

    • Vance, Timothy J.

      The etymology of kami.

    • Yanagawa Keiichi and Abe Yoshiya

      Cross-cultural implications of a behavioral response.

    • Reid, David

      Reflections: A response to professors Yanagawa and Abe.

    • Tekippe, Terry J.

      Review of: Takeuchi Yoshinori, The Heart of Buddhism: In Search of the Timeless Spirit of Primitive Buddhism.

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: James M. Phillips, From the Rising of the Sun: Christians and Society in Contemporary Japan.

    • Watanabe Manabu

      Review of: Kawai Hayao, Mukashibanashi to nihonjin no kokoro [Folktales and the Japanese psyche].

    • Rochelle, Jay C.

      Review of: Frederick Franck, The Supreme Koan.

  • JJRS Volume 9:1 (1982)

    • Wilson, Bryan R.

      The academic position of the sociology of religion in modern science.

    • Morioka Kiyomi

      Methodological problems in the sociology of religion in Japan.

    • Akaike Noriaki

      Sympathetic understanding and objective observation.

    • Araki Michio

      Toward an integrated understanding of religion and society: Hidden premises in the scientific apparatus of the study of religion.

    • Shimazono Susumu

      The study of religion and the tradition of pluralism.

    • Wilson, Bryan R.

      A riposte.

  • JJRS Volume 9:2-3 (1982)

  • JJRS Volume 9:4 (1982)

    • Tyler, Royall

      A critique of "absolute phenomenalism."

    • Yanagawa Keiichi

      From a science of “behavior” to a science of “understanding.”

    • Sonoda Minoru

      The study of religion as a human science.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: H. Byron Earhart, Japanese Religion: Unity and Diversity.

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: Minoru Kiyota, Gedatsukai: Its Theory and Practice.

    • Knitter, Paul F.

      Review of: Hans Waldenfels, Absolute Nothingness: Foundations for a Buddhist-Christian Dialogue.

    • Heisig, James W.

      Review of: Chai-Shin Yu, Early Buddhism and Christianity: A Comparative Study of the Founders’ Authority, the Community, and the Discipline.

    • Swyngedouw, Jan

      Review of: K. L. Seshagiri Rao, Mahatma Gandhi and Comparative Religion.

  • JJRS Volume 8:1-2 (1981)

    • Reid, David

      Remembering the dead: Change in Protestant Christian tradition through contact with Japanese cultural tradition.

    • Shinohara Kōichi

      Buddhism and the problem of modernity in East Asia: Some exploratory comments based on the example of Takayama Chogyū.

    • Akaike Noriaki

      The Ontake cult associations and local society: The case of the Owari-Mikawa region in Central Japan.

    • Kelsey, W. Michael

      Salvation of the snake, the snake of salvation: Buddhist-Shinto conflict and resolution.

  • JJRS Volume 8:3-4 (1981)

    • Brooks, Anne Page

      Mizuko kuyō and Japanese Buddhism.

    • Satō Noriaki

      The initiation of the religious specialists Kamisan: A few observations.

    • Nakamura Kyōko

      Revelatory experience in the female life cycle: A biographical study of women religionists in Modern Japan.

    • Shimazono Susumu

      Religious influences on Japan’s modernization.

    • Shinohara Kōichi

      Religion and political order in Nichiren’s Buddhism.

    • Augustine, Morris J.

      The sociology of knowledge and Buddhist-Christian forms of faith, practice and knowledge.

    • Gannon, Thomas M.

      Sociology of religion in the U.S.: The state of the art.

    • Franck, Frederick

      Review article: Religion and art. A review of Thomas R. Martland, Religion as Art: An Interpretation.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: William Johnston, The Inner Eye of Love: Mysticism and Religion.

  • JJRS Volume 7:1 (1980)

    • Eger, Max

      “Modernization” and “secularization” in Japan: A polemical essay.

    • Pye, Michael

      Comparative hermeneutics: A brief statement.

    • Solomon, Ted J.

      Sōka Gakkai on the alleged compatibility between Nichiren Buddhism and modern science.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Why did Ikeda quit?

    • Shimazono Susumu

      Review of: Suzuki Norihisa, Meiji shūkyō shichō no kenkyū: Shūkyōgaku kotohajime.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Murakami Shigeyoshi, Japanese Religion in the Modern Century.

    • Inoue Nobutaka

      Review of: Shūkyō Shakaigaku Kenkyūkai, ed., Shūkyō no imi sekai.

    • Kōmoto Mitsugi

      Review of: Yanagawa Keiichi and Anzai Shin, eds., Shūkyō to shakai hendō.

  • JJRS Volume 7:2-3 (1980)

    • Mori Kōichi

      Yanagita Kunio: An interpretive study.

    • Koga Kazunori

      Furuno Kiyoto: The romance of religion and the pursuit of science.

    • Hirano Toshimasa

      Aruga Kizaemon: The household, the ancestors, and the tutelary deities.

    • Nishiyama Shigeru

      Morioka Kiyomi: From a structural to a life-cycle theory of religious organization.

    • Swyngedouw, Jan

      Ikado Fujio: A Japanese cosmopolitan.

    • Earhart, H. Byron

      Gedatsukai: One life history and its significance for interpreting Japanese new religions.

  • JJRS Volume 7:4 (1980)

  • JJRS Volume 6:1-2 (1979)

  • JJRS Volume 6:3 (1979)

  • JJRS Volume 6:4 (1979)

    • Turner, Victor

      Frame, flow and reflection: Ritual and drama as public liminality.

    • Yanagawa Keiichi and Reid, David

      Between unity and separation: Religion and politics in Japan, 1965–1977.

    • Mori Kōichi

      The Emperor of Japan: A historical study in religious symbolism.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Delmer M. Brown and Ishida Ichirō, The Future and the Past: A Translation and Study of the Gukanshō, an Interpretative History of Japan Written in 1219.

    • Suleski, Ronald

      Review of: Kokubo Kazuo, Den shingon’in mandara: Sekai bunmei no shukuzu.

  • JJRS Volume 5:1 (1978)

  • JJRS Volume 5:2-3 (1978)

    • Swyngedouw, Jan

      Japanese religiosity in an age of internationalization.

    • Abe Yoshiya

      From prohibition to toleration: Japanese government views regarding Christianity, 1854–73.

    • Lishka, Dennis

      Zen and the creative process: The “kendō-Zen” thought of the Rinzai Master Takuan.

    • Rodd, Laurel R.

      Nichiren and setsuwa.

    • Fridell, Wilbur M.

      Thoughts on man and nature in Japan: A personal statement.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Barbara A. Babcock, ed., The Reversible World: Symbolic Inversion in Art and Society.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Takie Sugiyama Lebra, Japanese Patterns of Behavior.

  • JJRS Volume 5:4 (1978)

    • Fujita Tomio

      Reflections on the contemporary revival of religion.

    • Beckford, James A.

      Cults and cures.

    • Lai, Whalen

      After the reformation: Post-Kamakura Buddhism.

    • Cobb, John B., Jr.

      Christianity and Eastern wisdom.

    • Swyngedouw, Jan

      Review of: Shūkyōshakaigaku Kenkyūkai, ed., Gendai shūkyō e no shikaku.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Sugimoto Masayoshi and David L. Swain, Science and Culture in Traditional Japan: A.D. 600–1854.

  • JJRS Volume 4:1 (1977)

  • JJRS Volume 4:2-3 (1977)

    • Koepping, Klaus-Peter

      Ideologies and new religious movements: The case of Shinreikyō and its doctrines in comparative perspective.

    • Doerner, David L.

      Comparative analysis of life after death in folk Shinto and Christianity.

    • Morioka Kiyomi

      The appearance of “ancestor religion” in modern Japan: The years of transition from the Meiji to the Taishō periods.

    • Ministry of Education

      Statistics on religious organizations in Japan, 1947–1972. (8).

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Robert D. Baird, ed., Methodological Issues in Religious Studies.

    • Swyngedouw, Jan

      Review of: Mainichi Shinbunsha, ed., Shūkyō o gendai ni tou.

  • JJRS Volume 4:4 (1977)

    • Andrews, Allan A.

      World rejection and Pure Land Buddhism in Japan.

    • Kodera, Takashi James

      The Buddha-nature in Dōgen’s Shōbōgenzō.

    • Ministry of Education

      Statistics on religious organizations in Japan, 1947–1972 (9).

    • Fridell, Wilbur M.

      Review of: Felicia Gressitt Bock, Engi-shiki: Procedures of the Engi Era.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Norman Anderson, ed., The World’s Religions.

    • Reid, David

      Takie Sugiyama Lebra and William P. Lebra, eds., Japanese Culture and Behavior: Selected Readings. [322]

  • JJRS Volume 3:1 (1976)

    • Davis, Winston

      The civil theology of Inoue Tetsujirō.

    • Sadler, A. W.

      Between fieldwork and theory: World view and virtuosity in a monastic community.

    • Ministry of Education

      Statistics on religious organizations in Japan, 1947–1972. (4).

    • Kasai Minoru

      Review of: Robert N. Bellah, The Broken Covenant: American Civil Religion in Time of Trial.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Morioka Kiyomi, Religion in Changing Japanese Society.

  • JJRS Volume 3:2-3 (1976)

    • Munakata Iwao

      The ambivalent effects of modernization on the traditional folk religion of Japan.

    • Akaike Noriaki

      Festival and neighborhood association: A case study of the Kamimachi neighborhood in Chichibu.

    • de Veer, Henrietta

      Myth sequences from the Kojiki: A structural study.

    • Howes, John F.

      Challenging comparative biography: A review article. Review of: Suzuki Norihisa, Uchimura Kanzō to sono jidai: Shiga Shigetaka to no hikaku.

    • Ministry of Education

      Statistics on religious organizations in Japan, 1947–1972. (5).

    • Suzuki Norihisa

      Review of: Tomikura Mitsuo, Fukawa Kiyoshi, Ōhama Tetsuya, and Miyata Noboru, Kenshin.

    • Van Bragt, Jan

      Review of: Doi Masatoshi, Search for Meaning Through Interfaith Dialogue.

  • JJRS Volume 3:4 (1976)

    • Wilson, Bryan R.

      Aspects of secularization in the West.

    • Luckmann, Thomas

      A critical rejoinder.

    • Morioka Kiyomi

      Comments by a Japanese sociologist.

    • Swyngedouw, Jan

      Secularization in a Japanese context.

    • Ministry of Education

      Statistics on religious organizations in Japan, 1947–1972. (6).

    • Drummond, Richard H.

      Review of: Otis Cary, A History of Christianity in Japan: Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, and Protestant Missions.

    • Davis, Winston

      Review of: Robert S. Ellwood, The Eagle and the Rising Sun: Americans and the New Religions of Japan.

    • Métraux, Daniel A.

      Review of: Senchu Murano, trans., The Lotus Sutra; Bunnō Katō, Yoshirō Tamura, Kōjitō Miyasaka, trans., The Threefold Lotus Sutra: The Sutra of Innumerable Meanings, the Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Law, the Sutra of Meditation on the Bodhisattva Universal Virtue.

  • JJRS Volume 2:1 (1975)

    • Earhart, H. Byron

      The Japanese dictionary of religious studies: Analysis and assessment.

    • Reid, David

      Satistics on religious organizations in Japan, 1947–1972.

    • Sharma, Arvind

      “The Future of an Illusion” forty years later.

    • Ministry of Education

      Stview of: Fujii Masao, Gendaijin no shinkō kōzō: Shūkyō fudō jinkō no kōdō to shisō.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Richard H. Drummond, Gautama the Buddha: An Essay in Religious Understanding; Heinrich Dumoulin, Christianity Meets Buddhism.

  • JJRS Volume 2:2-3 (1975)

    • Tamaru Noriyoshi

      Some reflections on contemporary theories of religion.

    • Sonoda Minoru

      The traditional festival in urban society.

    • Fridell, Wilbur M.

      The establishment of Shrine Shinto in Meiji Japan.

    • Willson, Lawrence

      Suzuki, Hartshorne, and Becoming-Now.

    • Ministry of Education

      Statistics on religious organizations in Japan, 1947–1972. (2).

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Tamaru Noriyoshi, Muraoka Kū, Miyata Noburu, eds., Nihonjin no shūkyō, Vol. 1: Jōnen no sekai.

    • Yanagawa Keiichi

      Review of: Tamaru Noriyoshi, Muraoka Kū, Miyata Noburu, eds., Nihonjin no shūkyō, Vol. 2: Girei no kōzō.

    • Morioka Kiyomi

      Review of: Tamaru Noriyoshi, Muraoka Kū, Miyata Noburu, eds., Nihonjin no shūkyō, Vol. 3: Kindai to no kaiko.

    • Morioka Kiyomi

      Review of: Tamaru Noriyoshi, Muraoka Kū, Miyata Noburu, eds., Nihonjin no shūkyō, Vol. 4: Kindai nihon shūkyōshi shiryō.

    • Abe Yoshiya

      Review of: Tokoro Shigemoto, ed., Tennōsei to nihon shūkyō.

    • Skoglund, Herbert

      Review of: Kenneth J. Dale, Circle of Harmony.

  • JJRS Volume 2:4 (1975)

    • Hori Ichirō

      Shamanism in Japan.

    • Ministry of Education

      Statistics on religious organizations in Japan, 1947–1972. (3).

    • Ooms, Herman

      Review of: Robert J. Smith, Ancestor Worship in Contemporary Japan.

    • Iisaka Yoshiaki

      Review of: Fernando M. Basabe, Religion in the Japanese Textbooks, Vol. 1: Ethics and Society.

    • Wray, Harry

      Review of: Vincente M. Bonet, Religion in the Japanese Textbooks, Vol.2: World History.

    • Takagi Kiyoko

      Review of: Anzai Shin, Religion in the Japanese Textbooks, Vol. 3: Japanese History.

  • JJRS Volume 1:1 (1974)

  • JJRS Volume 1:2-3 (1974)

  • JJRS Volume 1:4 (1974)

    • Cooke, Gerald

      Traditional Buddhist sects and modernization in Japan.

    • Ingram, Paul O.

      The symbolism of light and Pure Land Buddhist soteriology.

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Michael Pye, Zen and Modern Japanese Religions.

  • CRJ Volume 11:1-2 (1970)

    • Earhart, H. Byron

      The Ideal of Nature in Japanese Religion and Its Possible Significance for Environmental Concerns

    • Abe Yoshiya

      Religious Freedom and The Okada Religion Bill

    • Swyngedouw, Jan

      A Brief Guide to English-Language Materials on Japan's Religions

    • Jack, Homer A.

      Part three: Position Papers (World Conference on Religion and Peace Proceedings)

    • Camara, Eugene Carson

      Development (World Conference on Religion and Peace Proceedings)

    • Camara, Helder

      Religions and the Need for Structural Changes in Today's World (World Conference on Religion and Peace Proceedings)

    • Abernathy, Ralph David

      An Appeal to the Religious Peoples of the World and to All Men of Good Will (World Conference on Religion and Peace Proceedings)

  • CRJ Volume 11:3-4 (1970)

    • In Memoriam

      In Memoriam

    • Suzuki Norihisa

      Nobuta Kishimoto and the Beginnings of the Scientific Study of Religion in Modern Japan

    • Sadler, A. W.

      Of Talismans and Shadow Bodies: Annual Perification Bites at a Tokyo Shrine

    • Abe Yoshiya

      Religious Freedom Under the Meiji Constitution (Part 4)

    • Editorial staff

      Appendixes and Bibliography

    • Woodard, William P.

      Review of A Survey by the Agency for Curtural Affairs; Ministry of Education,Japanese Religion

    • Creemers, W. H. M.

      Review of: William P. Woodard, The Allied Occupation of Japan 1945-1952 and Japanese Religions

    • Davis, Winston

      Review of: Joseph J. Spae, Shinto Man

    • Reid, David

      Review of: C. William Mensendiek, A Man for His Times: The Life and Thought of David Bowman Schneder Missionary to Japan 1887-1938

    • Reid, David

      Review of: Joseph Jennes, A History of the Catholic Church in Japan From its Beginnings to the Early Meiji Era (1549-1873)

  • CRJ Volume 10:1-2 (1969)

    • Bollinger, Edward E.

      The Unity of Government and Religion in the Ryūkyū Islands to 1,500 A.D.

    • Abe Yoshiya

      Religious Freedom Under the Meiji Constitution (Part 2)

    • Doi Masatoshi

      A Few Words of Welcome

    • Khan, Zafrulla

      Message (Report of the Consulation on Inter-Religious Dialogue with Special Reference to World Peace)

    • Samartha, S. J.

      The Progress and Promise of Inter-religious Dialogues (Report of the Consulation on Inter-Religious Dialogue with Special Reference to World Peace)

    • Iisaka Yoshiaki

      The Significance of Inter-religious Dialogue for World Peace (Report of the Consulation on Inter-Religious Dialogue with Special Reference to World Peace)

    • Editorial staff

      Report of the Consulation on Inter-Religious Dialogue with Special Reference to World Peace

    • Masao, Abe

      The Buddhist View of Inter-religious Dialogue

    • Editorial staff

      Report of the Consulation on Inter-Religious Dialogue with Special Reference to World Peace

    • Werblowsky, R. J. Zwi

      The Jewish View of Inter-religious Dialogue (Report of the Consulation on Inter-Religious Dialogue with Special Reference to World Peace)

    • Editorial staff

      Report of the Consulation on Inter-Religious Dialogue with Special Reference to World Peace

    • Panikkar, Raymond

      Inter-Faith Dialogue (Report of the Consulation on Inter-Religious Dialogue with Special Reference to World Peace)

    • Process of Drafting and Discussing the Statement

      Report of the Consulation on Inter-Religious Dialogue with Special Reference to World Peace

  • CRJ Volume 10:3-4 (1969)

    • Ingram, Paul O.

      Soka Gakkai and the Kōmeitō: Buddhism and Political Power in Japan

    • Abe Yoshiya

      Religious Freedom Under the Meiji Constitution (Part 3)

    • Ōtani Kōshō

      Part one: Address (World Conference on Religion and Peace Proceedings)

    • Khan, Zafrulla

      Part two: Fundamental Papers (World Conference on Religion and Peace Proceedings)

    • Werblowsky, R. J. Zwi

      Between the Crossfires: Some Reflection on Religion, Peace, and Human Rights

    • Editorial staff

      Chronology for 1968 (July - December)

  • CRJ Volume 9:1-2 (1968)

  • CRJ Volume 9:3 (1968)

    • Ching, Julia

      The Problem of Evil and a Possible Dialogue Between Christianity and Neo-Confucianism

    • Bikle, Jr., George B.

      Thy Kingdom Come on Earth: Some Reflections on the Social Gospel Movement in Japan

    • Takeda Chido

      School Education and Religion in Japan

    • Ingram, Paul O.

      Hōnen's and Shinran's Justification for Their Doctrine of Salvation by Faith through

    • Editorial staff

      Chronology for 1968 (January - June)

  • CRJ Volume 9:4 (1968)

  • CRJ Volume 8:1 (1967)

    • Nara Yasuaki

      Buddha and Man

    • Murano Senchū

      An Outline of the Lotus Sūtra

    • Editorial staff

      General Headquarters Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers: Official Documents (Part 2)

    • Editorial staff

      General Headquarters Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers: Official Documents (Part 3)

    • Editorial staff

      General Headquarters Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers: Official Documents (Part 4)

  • CRJ Volume 8:2 (1967)

  • CRJ Volume 8:3-4 (1967)

    • Ooms, Herman

      The Religion of the Household: A case study of ancestor worship in Japan

    • Editorial staff

      Chronology (July 1966- June 1967)

  • CRJ Volume 7:1 (1966)

  • CRJ Volume 7:2 (1966)

  • CRJ Volume 7:3 (1966)

  • CRJ Volume 7:4 (1966)

    • Kinoshita Michio

      What I Heard and Saw at the Tokyo Palace

    • Editorial staff

      General Headquarters Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers: Official Documents (Part 1)

  • CRJ Volume 6:1 (1965)

  • CRJ Volume 6:2 (1965)

  • CRJ Volume 6:4 (1965)

    • Reid, David

      Reflections: A Response to Professors Yanagawa and Abe

    • Editorial staff

      Review of: Sherwood F. Moran, The Blue Fudo: A Painting of the FujiwaraPeriod

    • Editorial staff

      Review of: James M. Phillips, From the rising of the sun: Christians and society in contemporary Japan

    • Murano Senchū

      The Saddharmapundarika and Its Influence

    • Moran, Sherwood F.

      The Statue of Fugen Bosatsu Okura Museum, Tokyo

    • Editorial Staff

      Reminiscences of Religion in Postwar Japan (Continued)

    • Phillips, James M.

      Review of: Charles W. Iglehart, International Christian University: An Adventure in Christian Higher Education in Japan

    • Kan, Enkichi

      Review of: Charles Hugh Germany, Protestant Theologies in Modern Japan

  • CRJ Volume 5:1 (1964)

  • CRJ Volume 5:2 (1964)

  • CRJ Volume 5:3 (1964)

  • CRJ Volume 5:4 (1964)

  • CRJ Volume 4:1 (1963)

  • CRJ Volume 4:2 (1963)

  • CRJ Volume 4:3 (1963)

  • CRJ Volume 4:4 (1963)

  • CRJ Volume 3:1 (1962)

  • CRJ Volume 3:2 (1962)

  • CRJ Volume 3:3 (1962)

  • CRJ Volume 3:4 (1962)

  • CRJ Volume 2:1 (1961)

  • CRJ Volume 2:2 (1961)

  • CRJ Volume 2:3 (1961)

  • CRJ Volume 2:4 (1961)

  • CRJ Volume 1:1 (1960)

  • CRJ Volume 1:2 (1960)

  • CRJ Volume 1:3 (1960)

  • CRJ Volume 1:4 (1960)

    • (Panel Discussion)

      The Japanese and Religion

    • Fujieda Masakazu

      The Church of World Messianity

    • Tamura Yoshirō

      Religion and Modern Life II

    • McFarland, H. Neill

      The New Religions of Japan

    • Bush, Richard

      Review of Japanese Association for Religious Studies and the Japanese Organizing Commiitee of the Ninth International Congress for the History of Religions, Religious Studies in Japan [70-74]

    • Tamura Yoshio

      Review of: Eisho Kawasaki, Sakiji Kawashiguma, and Chiko Sanada, Social Function of the Buddhist Temple

    • Murano Senchū

      Japanese Buddhism and World Buddhism [76-81]

    • Editorial staff

      Chronology for 1960 (July - September) [82-91]