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  • The Buddhist Mission of North America 1898-1942: Religion and its Social Functions in an Ethnic Community.
    Nishimura, Arthur (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-105.

    Relates historical conditions & features of the Buddhism of Japanese Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Americans; Jodo Shinshu, U.S.A.; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Buddhist Mission of North America
  • Americanized Buddhism: A Sociological Analysis of a Protestantized Japanese Religion.
    Horinouchi, Isao (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Davis. [DA 34:7 A, p. 4429]

    Historical analysis (1898-1973) of Jodo Shinshu, based on interviews, participant observation, & documentary analysis; focuses on the Sacramento, California, church.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Participant observation; Jodo Shinshu, U.S.A.; United States, California, Sacramento
  • The Hongwanji Buddhist Minister in Hawaii: A Study of an Occupation.
    Hasegawa, Charles (1963)
    Social Process in Hawaii 26: 73-79.

    Study of ministers of the Nishi Hongwanji, or Jodo Shinshu, in Hawaii; presents data from denominational reports & inventory of ministers' duties.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, U.S.A.; Clergy role; Jodo Shinshu, U.S.A.; United States, Hawaii
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