This week, we’re starting a multi-episode series on one of Japan’s most famous organizations: the study society-turned-religion-turned-political-party known as the Value Creation Society, or Soka Gakkai.
Victoria, Brian Daizen. “Engaged Buddhism: A Skeleton in the Closet?” Journal of Global Buddhism, vol 2 (2001).
McLaughlin, Levi. Soka Gakkai’s Human Revolution: The Rise of a Mimetic Nation in Modern Japan.
Dator, James Allen. “The Soka Gakkai: A Socio-Political Interpretation.” Contemporary Religions in Japan 6, No 3 (Sept, 1965).