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Masaharu Anesaki

(1873—1949)


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(1873–1949).

Professor of Japanese Literature and Life at Harvard University and Professor of the Science of Religion at Tokyo Imperial University, he was Japan's leading writer on Japanese religious history. His writings on Shintō and Japanese Buddhism.especially Nichiren Buddhism, as well as his general works on Japanese religion, formed some of the earliest scholarly reports on Japanese religious life to become available in the West.

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