History of Japanese Religions: Modern

A selective survey of the history of Japanese religion from the 16th century through the present. Topics may include Shinto and Buddhism; Christianity and its suppression; Edo-period official and popular religion; State Shinto; and Japan's "new religions" and "new new religions."  Graduate-level requirements include oral presentations and longer, more in-depth paper.

Course Rubric: 

JPN 489/589