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Author Adolphson, Mikael S., 1961-
Title The teeth and claws of the Buddha : monastic warriors and sōhei in Japanese history / Mikael S. Adolphson.
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2007.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BQ680.M65 A36 2007    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BQ680.M65 A36 2007    AVAILABLE  
Author Adolphson, Mikael S., 1961-
Subject Buddhist monks as soldiers -- Japan -- History.
Buddhism -- Japan -- History -- To 1185.
Buddhism -- Japan -- History -- 1185-1600.
Japan -- History, Military -- Religious aspects.
Add Title Monastic warriors and sōhei in Japanese history
Description xvi, 212 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-200) and index.
Contents Discourses on religious violence and armed clerics -- The contexts of monastic violence and warfare -- The fighting servants of the Buddha -- The teeth and claws of the Buddha: noble monks and monk-commanders -- Constructed traditions: sōhei and Benkei -- Sōhei, Benkei, and monastic warriors: historical perspectives.
ISBN 0824830644 (alk. paper)
0824831233 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780824830649 (alk. paper)
9780824831233 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 70866960