Tag Archives: James Ketelaar

Genri Nippon and “Japaneseness”

A review of Philosophizing ‘Japan’: The Genri Nippon Society and the Question of Japaneseness, by John Person. John Person’s dissertation, Philosophizing ‘Japan’: The Genri Nippon…

Genesis of Modern Shinto in Japan

A review of Gods Without Names: The Genesis of Modern Shinto in Nineteenth Century Japan, by Yijiang Zhong. Until fairly recently, scholarly works on Shinto…