American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War

American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War

This groundbreaking history tells the little-known story of how, in one of our country?s darkest hours, Japanese Americans fought to defend their faith and preserve religious freedom. The mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is not only a tale of injustice; it is a moving story of faith. In this pathbreaking account, Duncan Ry?ken Williams reveals ho This groundbreaking history tells the little-known story of how, in one of our country?s darkest hours, Japanese...

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Title:American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War
Author:Duncan Ryūken Williams
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:0674986539
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:400 pages pages

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    Mar 01, 2019
    This book was the most comprehensive and readable account of Japanese American Buddhist influence during the years of Japanese incarceration of WWII, I've yet to come across. If you read; and pause, you can envision everyone struggling to understand what it means to be American. It ill...
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    This book tells such an important perspective on why religion mattered in the wake of Pearl Harbor. This is a deeply insightful, important, and compassionate book that explores an egregious violation of the First Amendment of the Constitution. Check out my conversation with the aut...
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    If you're at all familiar with American history of WW2, you probably know about the mass imprisonment of Japanese-Americans. This book focuses on the religious aspect of that incarceration, namely the way in which the conflation of American with Christian meant that the majority of Jap...
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