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Author Reader, Ian, 1949-

Title Practically religious : worldly benefits and the common religion of Japan / Ian Reader and George J. Tanabe, Jr
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiì Press, [1998]
©1998
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 303 pages) : illustrations
Contents Benefits in the religious system : settings and dynamics -- Scripture and benefits -- Buying out chance : morality, belief, and prayer -- The providers of benefits : gods, saints, and wizards -- The dynamics of practice -- Selling benefits : the marketing of efficacy and truth -- Guidebooks to practical benefits
Analysis Humaniora Religionsvidenskab
Teologi Teologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-295) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Goriyaku
Reward (Buddhism)
Reward (Shinto)
Reward (Theology)
Japan -- Religious life and customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Tanabe, George J., Jr., 1943-
LC no. 98004192
ISBN 0585362769 (electronic bk.)
082486400X (electronic bk.)
9780585362762 (electronic bk.)
9780824864002 (electronic bk.)
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