Shop by Areas »
Shop by Category »
From Salvation to Spirituality
Many In Stock
Susumu Shimazono, one of Japan's foremost sociologists of religion, deals with the development of popular religious and spiritual movements in Japan in the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries. At present, it is estimated that more than ten percent of Japan's total population are members of the so-called New Religions. While Buddhist and Shintoist influences remain pronounced, there are many other features common to modern Japan's popular religious thinking. Through a careful study of these features, the author examines classical concepts and theories of religious studies, proposes alternative approaches, and reconsiders religion in modernity in the context of Japanese cultural heritage.
SHIMAZONO Susumu is a leading Japanese scholar in the field of the sociology of religion. He is Professor Emeritus in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tokyo. His research interests include social and cultural phenomena based on religion. He successfully passed the entrance exam of the Department of Science III, University of Tokyo, the most prestigious medical school in Japan, but chose not to attend it. Instead, he went on to graduate from the Faculty of Literature, Department of Religion and History, University of Tokyo, in 1972.
We ship worldwide by TaQ-Bin (Airmail). It normally takes around 7–10 days to reach the country of destination, depending on the local post service.
You will receive a tracking number when the order is fulfilled.
For a fair and transparent shipping price, the shipping costs are calculated based on:
1. Your shipping address
2. Weight of the books ordered
Because we need an address to calculate shipping costs, you can only see the shipping cost after you have added a shipping address to your order during the checkout.
We understand that shipping costs might seem like extra baggage. Therefore, we are offering a 50% discount on shipping! This is automatically calculated and deducted when you add a shipping address to your order at the time of check out.
After discount, the average shipping cost hover around US$ 15 for delivering 1 book and US$ 20 for 2 books.
For faster delivery, please contact us at email@example.com. We can quote shipping fees for Express Mail Service, FedEx, DHL etc.