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
Course location to be announced.
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