HDS 3960

Shinto

Helen Hardacre

Description

An examination of Shinto, emphasizing its concepts of deity (kami), patterns of ritual and festival, shrines as religious and social institutions, political culture and interactions with party politics, and its contribution to contemporary youth culture. Note: General knowledge of Japanese history and religion is helpful. Japanese language is not required, but several meetings will be held for students able to use Japanese-language sources.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Japanese History 126

Scheduling

0.50 credits
Spring 2013
Wed 1pm-3pm
FAS CGIS South Room S040

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • East Asian Religious Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • East Asian Religions
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None