Celebrity gods : new religions, media, and authority in occupied Japan

Renmonkyō and the Meiji press -- Deguchi Onisaburō as a prewar model -- The birth of two celebrity gods -- Before Jikōson -- Building a "kingdom of god" -- Bureaucracy, religion, and the press under occupation -- Jikōson and Jiu -- Kitamura Sayo -- New religions and critics in the immediat...

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Main Author: Dorman, Benjamin (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language: English
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Published: Honolulu University of Hawaiʻi Press 2012
In: Celebrity gods
Reviews: [Rezension von: Benjamin Dorman, Celbrity Gods. New Religions, Media, and Authority in Occupied Japan] (2012) (Prohl, Inken)
Volumes / Articles: Show volumes/articles.
Series/Journal: Nanzan library of Asian religion and culture
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains: B Japan / New religion / Mass media / Relationship / Meiji-Periode / Taishō-Periode / Showa-Periode / History 1890-1955
Further subjects: B Mass media (Japan) Religious aspects
B Mass media in religion (Japan) History 20th century
B Japan Religion 20th century
B Religion and state (Japan) History 20th century
Online Access: Table of Contents
Parallel Edition: Electronic
Summary: Renmonkyō and the Meiji press -- Deguchi Onisaburō as a prewar model -- The birth of two celebrity gods -- Before Jikōson -- Building a "kingdom of god" -- Bureaucracy, religion, and the press under occupation -- Jikōson and Jiu -- Kitamura Sayo -- New religions and critics in the immediate postwar press
Item Description: Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-287) and index.
ISBN: 9780824836214