Hashizume Daisaburō
  • Hashizume Daisaburō 
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Sociologist. Professor emeritus at Tokyo Institute of Technology. Pursued doctoral studies in sociology at the University of Tokyo. Professor of sociology at Tokyo Tech from 1995 to 2013. Works include Gengo gēmu to shakai riron (Language Games and Social Theory) and Sekai ga wakaru shūkyō shakaigaku nyūmon (An Introduction to the Sociology of Religion).
Kami: The Evolution of Japan’s Native Gods2014.04.03

Since ancient times, Japanese people have revered kami, the gods of Shintō. And for over a millennium they have also practiced Buddhism, sometimes conflating Buddhas with their native divinities. Sociologist Hashizume Daisaburō traces the changes in the Japanese view of kami over the centuries.

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