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REL 359

Religion in Modern Japanese Society

Examines religion within the context of Japanese society from the 17th to the 20th century. Attention given to the rise of Confucianism in the 17th century, the Shinto revival of the 18th century, Buddhism in early modern Japan, the appearance of the new religions, and the relationship of religion to modernization and nationalism. Prerequisite: an introductory course in the department, East Asian history or permission of the instructor.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Arts and Humanities An introductory course in the department, East Asian history or permission of the instructor 1 course