DAKE, Mitsuya

1. Name / E-mail Address

DAKE, Mitsuya / dake[at]world.ryukoku.ac.jp

2. Proficient Languages (other than Japanese)


3. Educational Background

1984 MA Ryukoku University
1989 Course Works Completed for Doctor of Literature at Ryukoku University

4. Research Themes

Shinran Thought
Engaged Buddhism
Inter-faith Dialogue

5. Courses Taught

  • Japanese Religion and Thought
  • Comparative Study of Buddhist Culture

6. Academic Associations

  • Academy of Japanese Religions
  • The Association of Indology and Buddhology
  • The International Association of Shin Buddhist Studies

7. Recent Publications

  • The Contemporary Current of Buddhism in American Society: From Buddhism in America to American Buddhist Bulletin of Institute of International Society and Culture Nos.16. Shiga: The Institute of International Society and Culture 17 (In printing) 2015, pp.249-259.
  • Ed. by Mitsuya Dake and Satoko Nakane In Search of Well-Being: Genealogies of Religion and Politics in India The Center for the Study of Contemporary India 2014.
  • Shinran’s Understanding of Amida Buddha: an example of the embodiment of hope in Buddhism  Ed.by Elizabeth Harris Hope: A Form of Delusion? Regensburg: EOS Publication, 2013, pp.187-214.

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