SAWAI Yoshitsugu

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Name
SAWAI Yoshitsugu
Affiliation
Tenri University
Section
Faculty of Human Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Department of Religious Studies
Job title
Professor of the Department of Religious Studies, Tenri University
Degree
Ph.D.(Harvard University), M.A.(Tohoku University), Master of Theological Studies(M.T.S.)(Harvard Divinity School), D.LITT.(Tohoku University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
 
   
 
Lecturer
 
 
   
 
Associate Professor
 
 
   
 
Associate Professor
 
 
   
 
Professor
 
1984
 - 
1988
Oyasato Research Institute, Tenri University,
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1974
Faculty of Literature, Tenri University
 
 
 - 
1984
History of Religion, Graduate School, Division of Humanities, Harvard University
 

Committee Memberships

 
1983
   
 
American Academy of Religion  member
 
2004
   
 
Japan Association of Religion and Ethics  President
 
2004
   
 
The Japanese Association for Religious Studies  director
 
2008
   
 
Japan Association of Religion and Ethics  Adviser
 

Awards & Honors

 
1988
The Award of the Japanese Association for Religious Studies
 
1986
The Award of the Institute of Eastern Culture
 

Misc

 
Religious Diversity and Contemporary Societies: Toward New Perspectives in Religious Studies”(改訂版)
第六期 1-26   Dec 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Futatsu Hitotsu Logic: Oneness in Two
Tenri Journal of Religion, Tenri University Press   (36) 179-191   2008
Texts and Their Creative Interpretations: Reflections on the Vedanta Philosophy as the Hermeneutics of Upanisads
Tenri Journal of Religion
(no. 34,) pp. 145-153.   2006
Constructing a New Bio-ethics from the Perspective of Toshihiko Izutsu’s "Oriental Philosophy"
Tenri Journal of Religion   (no. 34) pp. 137-143.   2006
Fushigi: Miracle in Tenrikyo Semantics
Tenri Journal of Religion   (No. 33) pp. 33-48.   2005

Books etc

 
"The Structure of Reality in Izutsu's Oriental Philosophy," in: Anis Malik Thona ed., Japanese Contribution to Islamic Studies
International Islamic University Malaysia Press   2010   
"Izutsu's Creative "Reading" of Oriental Thought and Its Development," in: Toshihiko Izutsu, The Structure of Oriental Philosophy
Keio University Press.   2008   
“Perspectivas religiosas de la naturaleza en culturas de Asia Oriental,” Galicia y Japón: del sol naciente al sol poniente (IX Encontros Internacionais de filosofía no Camiño de Santiago)
Universidade da Coruña, Servizo de Publicación   2008   
"Horizons of ‘Prayer’ as a Religious Concept: A Reconsideration of Friedrich Heiler’s Theory of Religion," Prayer as Interaction
Tenri University Press   2007   
"Contemporary Issues Regarding the Family and Education: A Tenrikyo Point of View,” Tenrikyo-Christian Dialogue II
Tenri University Press   2005   

Works

 
The Survey and Examination of the New Tendencies on the Study of "Religion" in Modern World
2003 - 2005
Ethnological Studies on the Hindu Worldview
1988 - 1991
Visiting Scholar at Harvard University(History of Religion)
1988 - 1989
Field-work at the Ved(]J1107[)nta Monastery in India
1982 - 1983

Research Grants & Projects

 
Methodology of Phenomenology of Religion
Project Year: 1977   
Hermeneutical Study of Indian Philosophy
Project Year: 1977   
Tenrikyo Theological Studies
Project Year: 1984   
Reconsideration of Monotheism and the Dialogues among Civilizations
SCF System for Establishment and Support of Center's of Excellence
Project Year: 2003 - 2005
A Study of the Religious Theories in Religious Studies