Japan’s first psychotherapies: Between ‘religion’ and ‘therapy’

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In this post, Christopher Harding discusses the historical negotiation between Buddhism and Psychotherapeutic frameworks, in Japan. The gives a fascinating insight into a moment in which secular and ‘religious’ frameworks come up against one another. This includes negotiating concepts such as the autonomous individual, or the ‘self’, in relation to a moral or spiritual life. The post will benefit NSRN readers interested in the questions of definitions, and the boundaries between religious and secular models.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationNonreligion and Secularity
Publication statusPublished - 11 Sep 2015


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