Japanese temple Buddhism [electronic resource] : worldliness in a religion of renunciation / Stephen G. Covell.

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    • Content Notes:
      Temple Buddhism today: scholarly and popular images of corruption -- Laity and the temple: past and present -- Trying to have it both ways: the laity in a world-renouncer organization? -- The contemporary priesthood: images of identity crisis -- New priests for new times? -- Coming to terms: temple wives and world-renouncers -- Money and the temple: law, taxes and the image of Buddhism -- The price of naming the dead: funerals, posthumous precept names, and changing views of the afterlife.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-249) and index.
      Access is available to current Cairn University students, faculty and staff.
    • Other Titles:
      Topics in contemporary Buddhism
    • ISBN:
      9780824828561 (alk. paper)
      0824828569 (alk. paper)
      9780824829674 (pbk. : alk. paper)
      0824829670 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    • Accession Number:
      2005008002
    • Accession Number:
      cul.b1594985