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Published: 01 December 2016

346 Pages


ISBN: 9780198795230

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In Search of the Way

Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Richard Bowring

  • The first volume to take a broad overview of religious and cultural exchange in early-modern Japan
  • Offers insights into the histories of Christianity, Buddhism, Shinto, and particularly Neo-Confucianism
  • Examines themes of ritual, pilgrimage, religion in practice, ideological debate, disagreement, and consensus