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Author: Koh Kawata

, bringing him back to life. Ushiwaka, vowing that they will be united again, continued on his journey to Ōshu. Later, commanding a huge army on the way to Kyoto to overthrow the Heike, Ushiwaka, now Yoshitsune 義経 (Ushiwaka was his childhood name), visits Jōrurihime’s home, only to find that she had been

In: Journal of Religion in Japan
Author: Paola Cavaliere

volunteer behaviour because of the collective aspect of religiosity, the structural side of religious life, the ethical drive, and its distinct effect on social capital accumulation. The extent to which religious involvement influences volunteer behaviour has been investigated to a limited extent in Japan

In: Journal of Religion in Japan

construction, of which Buddhism, or the Buddhist spirit ( bukkyō seishin 仏教精神), would continue to play a significant, even foundational role. 2 Tsuji Zennosuke: Life and Work Tsuji Zennosuke (1877–1955) was born in Hyōgo prefecture in 1877, just nine years after the Meiji Restoration, only a few years after

In: Journal of Religion in Japan
Author: Joanna Dales

represents to them the living being of Jesus. It is a spiritual, not a natural truth that Christ has been raised to life, but God uses natural means to demonstrate what the disciples can only understand as a literal raising of their Lord’s dead body. 226 Grubb’s attempt to preserve full believability, or

In: The Quaker Renaissance and Liberal Quakerism in Britain, 1895-1930

, the children of Ṣāliḥiyya were often taken to attend hadith audition sessions. These scholars who noticed al-Ḥajjār knew that he had been living in Ṣaliḥiyya his entire life and wondered if he might have attended an audition as a child. The possibility that the now elderly al-Ḥajjār had attended a

In: Carrying on the Tradition: A Social and Intellectual History of Hadith Transmission across a Thousand Years

was motivated to travel to Arabia after he witnessed the miraculous splitting of the moon and was informed that it was a sign of a prophet who had emerged in Arabia. 98 In other accounts, he traveled to Arabia for trade, or due to a dream in which God told him to seek out the true religion. In any

In: Carrying on the Tradition: A Social and Intellectual History of Hadith Transmission across a Thousand Years

examples of a complete muʿjam al-shuyūkh work. 7 A mashyakha or a muʿjam at its most essential level was a means to organize and present the transmitters a collector had taken hadith from over the course of his or her life. Somewhat like a curriculum vitae, it was a record of the author’s career as

In: Carrying on the Tradition: A Social and Intellectual History of Hadith Transmission across a Thousand Years

hadith on a variety of topics such as ritual purification, prayer, commercial transactions, and so forth. 4 The compilers of these early forty-hadith works were motivated by the pious desire to be among those mentioned by the Prophet in the hadith and receive his promised intercession, as well as by the

In: Carrying on the Tradition: A Social and Intellectual History of Hadith Transmission across a Thousand Years

turn of the century and culminated in 1961, exemplify this transformation. These reforms were, in part, motivated by the perception that the students of al-Azhar were out of touch with the contemporary world and aimed to bring the “Azharite students closer to the status of modern students.” 79 As a

In: Carrying on the Tradition: A Social and Intellectual History of Hadith Transmission across a Thousand Years
Author: Thomas D. Hamm

death. Unfortunately, he lacks a definitive biography. The most complete work available, Elizabeth Gray Vining’s Friend of Life (1959), operates on the assumption that Jones’s mystical vision of Quakerism was a rebirth of original Quaker faith. Another central figure in the development of American

In: Liberal Quakerism in America in the Long Nineteenth Century, 1790-1920