By Ugo Dessì
This publication analyzes the range of the way in which jap religions (Buddhism, Shint?, and new non secular routine) give a contribution to the dynamics of speeded up globalization in fresh many years. It appears at how eastern religions offer fabric to cultural international flows, therefore performing as providers of globalization, and the way they reply to those flows via shaping new glocal identities.
The booklet highlights how, satirically, those tactics of non secular hybridization should be heavily intertwined with the merchandising of cultural chauvinism. It exhibits how at the one hand faith in Japan is engaged in border negotiation with worldwide subsystems reminiscent of politics, secular schooling, and technological know-how, and the way nevertheless, it attempts to discover new legitimation by way of addressing urgent worldwide difficulties reminiscent of struggle, the environmental obstacle, and fiscal disparities left unsolved by means of the dominant subsystems.
A major contribution to advancing an realizing of contemporary jap non secular existence, this publication is of curiosity to teachers operating within the fields of eastern reviews, Asian historical past and faith and the sociology of religion.
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