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SHINTO IN JAPAN
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectReligious Studies
Number & Suffix: 103
Full UC Title: SHINTO IN JAPAN 
Transcript Title: SHINTO IN JAPAN 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Shinto has been a pervasive force in Japanese history and culture. It has helped to shape Japanese attitudes toward nature in particular, but it has also contributed to Japanese ideas about beauty and purity, to conceptions of community and political authority, and to notions of the sacred. Any attempt to understand Japanese history and culture must take into account the influence of Shinto. This course is a general introduction to Shinto as it has developed from the early centuries of Japanese history down to the present. Major topics covered include Shinto mythologies, the Shinto of major shrines such as Izumo and Ise, the blending of Shinto and Buddhism, Kokugaku or the National Learning movement of the 18th and 19th centuries, State Shinto of the 19th and 20th centuries, Shinto rituals and festivals, and Shinto in the New Religions. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: SHINTO IN JAPANESE HISTORY AND CULTURE 02 
Partner University Department: Global Education Center 
Partner University Course Number: PHLR121L