HDS 3958

Religion and Society in Twentieth-Century Japan: Conference Course

Helen Hardacre


An examination of religion and society from the end of the Meiji period (1912) to the present. This course explores the meaning of the modern in Japanese religions, the development of the public sphere and religion's relations with it, religion and nationalism, and the interconnections of religion and social change with materialism, consumerism, pacifism, and spiritualism. Prerequisite: General knowledge of Japanese history and religion is helpful. Enrollment in HDS 3957 recommended but not required.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Japanese History 120


0.50 credits
Spring 2014
Wed 1pm-3pm
FAS CGIS South Room S040

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • East Asian Religious Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • East Asian Religions
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None