Rlg100 180 shinto nov24-11

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Rlg100 180 shinto nov24-11

  1. 1. AGENDA FOR NOV 24thSHINTO – ORIGINS OF SHINTO – CREATION STORY – HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT – ESSENTIALS OF SHINTO BELIEF • kami – SHRINES RLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  2. 2. ORIGINS OF SHINTO• INDIGENOUS JAPANESE TRADITION• EMPHASIS ON BEAUTY IN NATURE• IDENTITY THROUGH DIFFERENCE• NATURE AND HUMAN NATURE RLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  3. 3. RLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  4. 4. CREATION STORY • IZANAMI/IZANAGI • AMATERASU • KAMI  JIMMU (1ST HUMAN EMPEROR) • JAPAN AS “HEAVENLY INSTANTIATION” ON EARTH RLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  5. 5. • AMATERASU (SUN GODDESS)RLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  6. 6. HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT• KAMI, BUDDHAS AND BODHISATTVAS• BLENDING OF RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS (SHINTO, BUDDHISM, CONFUCIANISM)• STATE SHINTO; NATIONALISM RLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  7. 7. ESSENTIALS OF SHINTO BELIEF• KAMI (THAT WHICH IS ABOVE; AUSPICIOUS) [OTTO 1869-1937] – Mysterium tremendum et fascinans• KANNAGARA• TEXTS: KOJIKI (712 CE); NIHONGI (720 CE) – Are these ‘scriptures’?• NO EXPLICIT ETHICAL CODE (BUT OPTIMISTIC ABOUT HUMAN NATURE)• PURIFICATION (MISOGI) RLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  8. 8. purificationRLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  9. 9. MISOGIRLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  10. 10. SHRINES • TORII (Miyajima Torii) • THRESHOLD • ELIADE (1907-1986)RLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  11. 11. SHRINES • UNTRADITIONAL WITH CLEAR CHINESE INFLUENCESRLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY
  12. 12. ISERLG100-280 2011-2012 - PERLEY

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