宗教学 (2019年度後期)

科目名/Subject 宗教学
曜日・講時・教室/Day/Period/Place 前期 木曜日 3講時 川北キャンパスB101
科目群/Categories 全学教育科目展開科目-人文科学
単位数/Credit(s) 2
対象学部/Object 文系 理薬農
担当教員(所属)
/Instructor (Position)
クリントン ゴダール 所属:国際文化研究科
開講期/Term 3セメスター
科目ナンバリング
/Course Numbering
ZDH-RES101E
使用言語
/Language Used in Course
英語
授業題目
/Class
Subject
Religion in Modern Japan and Asia
授業の
目的と概要
/Object and
Summary
of Class
This seminar explores the roles of religion in modern Japanese society, from the Meiji period until today. We will look at critical problems and themes in the history of religion, such as, how did the Japanese religious landscape change through modernization? What are the relations and tensions between religion and the modern state, nationalism, and war? What is secularization? We will also look at some comparative cases in other countries in Asia.
学習の
到達目標
/Goal of
Study
1. Acquire some basic “religious literacy” of religion in Japan: be able to explain what “religion” is in Japan and how it works to a non-expert.
2. Understand how religion has influenced and shaped modern Japanese history & how religion in Japan today has been formed by historical changes & be able to connect these with global phenomena of religious change.
3. Acquire skills by learning how to conduct a small research project, including fact finding, organization, interpretation, writing, and oral presentation of your findings.
授業内容・
方法と
進度予定
/Contents
and
Progress
Schedule
of the Class
• Week 1 Course orientation
• Week 2 Introductory session: Mapping Religion in Japan & Questions for Religion and Modernity in Japan and the World
• Week 3 The Three Teachings (I): Buddhism (1)
• Week 4 The Three Teachings (I): Buddhism (2)
• Week 5 The Three Teachings (II): Confucianism (1)
• Week 6 The Three Teachings (II): Confucianism (2)
• Week 7 The Three Teachings (III): Shinto
• Week 8 Religion and the State: Religion in Early Modern Japan
• Week 9 Religion and the State: “State Shinto”
• Week 10 Buddhism in Modern Japan (1)
• Week 11 Buddhism in Modern Japan (2) Nichirenism
• Week 12 Religion and Modernity in Japan: Bushido
• Week 13 Project Presentations
• Week 14 Project Presentations
• Week 15 Project Presentations
成績評価
方法
/Evaluation
Method
Participation: 15%
Presentation: 25%
Final take-home examination: 60%
教科書
および
参考書
/Textbook
and
References
関連URL
/URL
授業時間外
学習
/Preparation
and Review
Students prepare weekly readings, and are expected to produce a presentation on a topic of their choice.
その他
/In Addition