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Professor Ian Reader

Formerly at Lancaster University

  1. Published

    Impact and ramifications: the aftermath of the Aum Affair in the Japanese religious context

    Baffelli, E. & Reader, I., 2012, In: Japanese Journal of Religious Studies. 39, 1, p. 1-28 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineEditorialpeer-review

  2. Published

    Competing for the apocalypse: religious rivalry and millennial transformations in a Japanese new religion

    Baffelli, E. & Reader, I., 2011, In: International Journal for the Study of New Religions. 2, 1, p. 5-28 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Japanese religions on the Internet: innovation, representation and authority

    Baffelli, E. (ed.), Reader, I. (ed.) & Staemmler, B. (ed.), 2011, New York: Routledge. 228 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  4. Published

    Perspective Chronologies, Commonalities and Alternative Status in Japanese New Religious Movements Defining NRMs outside the Western Cul-de-sac

    Reader, I. J., 11/2005, In: Nova Religio. 9, 2, p. 84-96 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Folk religion

    Reader, I. J., 2006, Nanzan guide to Japanese religions. Swanson, P. & Chilson, C. (eds.). Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, p. 65-90 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  6. Published

    Gendai sekai ni okeru junrei no koryu : sono imi suru mono (Pilgrimage growth in the modern world : meanings and implications in Japanese)

    Reader, I. J., 2005, Gendai shukyo 2005 : Shukyo fukko no koryu. Tokyo: Tokyodo Shuppan, p. 279-305 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  7. Published

    Historical, new, and 'new' new religions

    Reader, I. J., 2005, A companion to the anthropology of Japan. Robertson, J. (ed.). Oxford: Blackwell, p. 431-451 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  8. Published

    Making pilgrimages : meaning and practice in Shikoku

    Reader, I. J., 2005, Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. 350 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  9. Published

    Of religion, nationalism and ideology: analysing the development of religious studies in Japan

    Reader, I. J., 04/2005, In: Social Science Japan Journal. 8, 1, p. 119-124 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Ten years on : Aum and the Tokyo subway attack

    Reader, I. J., 03/2005, In: Kansai Time Out. 2005, p. 7-10 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  11. Published

    Gender and ancient Mediterranean religions

    Reader, I. J., 2005, Encyclopedia of religion. Jones, L. (ed.). London: Macmillan Reference USA, p. 3381-3387 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  12. Published

    Contemporary Zen Buddhism tracts for the laity : grassroots Buddhism in Japan (translation from the Japanese with appended commentary on modern Buddhist texts).

    Reader, I. J., 2002, Religions of Asia in practice : an anthology. Lopez, D. S. (ed.). New Jersey: Princeton University Press, p. 713-724 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  13. Published

    Dramatic confrontations : Aum Shinrikyo against the world.

    Reader, I. J., 2002, Cults, religion and violence. Bromley, D. & Melton, G. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 189-208 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  14. Published

    Identity and nationalism in the 'new' new religions : Buddhism as a motif for the new age in Japan.

    Reader, I. J., 2002, Religion and national identity in the Japanese context : Bunka. Antoni, K. (ed.). Munster: Lit Verlag, Vol. 5. p. 13-36 24 p. (Tubingen intercultural and linguistic studies on Japan).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  15. Published

    Japan

    Reader, I. J., 2002, Religions of the world. Melton, J. G. & Baumann, M. (eds.). Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, Vol. 2. p. 716-720 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  16. Published

    Spectres and shadows : Aum Shinrikyo and the road to Megiddo.

    Reader, I. J., 2002, In: Terrorism and Political Violence. 14, 1, p. 145-186 42 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Consensus shattered : Japanese paradigm shifts and moral panic in the post-Aum era.

    Reader, I. J., 04/2001, In: Nova Religio. 4, 2, p. 225-234 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Interior travels : pilgrimage, nostalgia, identity and quest.

    Reader, I. J., 2001, Return to Japan : from 'pilgrimage' to the West. Nagashima, Y. (ed.). Arhus, Denmark: Arhus University Press, p. 13-32 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  19. Published

    Reflected meanings : underlying themes in the experiences of two Japanese pilgrims to Europe.

    Reader, I. J., 2001, Firenze, Il giappone e l'Asia orientale. Boscaro, A. & Bozzi, M. (eds.). Florence: Leo S. Olschi, p. 121-139 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  20. Published

    Religions of East Asia.

    Reader, I. J., 2001, International encyclopedia of social and behavioural sciences. Elsevier

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  21. Published

    Violent millennialism with a Christian touch : syncretic themes in the millennial perspectives of Aum Shinrikyo.

    Reader, I. J., 2001, Christian millennialism. Hunt, S. (ed.). London: Hurst, p. 239-254 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  22. Published

    Are wa shukyo kore ga shinko : genze riyaku to nihon no shukyo (in Japanese).

    Reader, I. J., 2000, Oraiko : nihonjin no sei ryo shi. Noboru, M. & Takanori, S. (eds.). Tokyo: Shogakkan, p. 321-330 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  23. Published

    Aum Shinrikyo.

    Reader, I. J., 2000, Encyclopedia of millennialism and millennial movements. Landes, R. (ed.). New York: Routledge, p. 39-42 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  24. Published

    Bakku tsu za fyucha : Nihon shukyo ni okeru nosutarujia to saisei no imeji.

    Reader, I. J., 02/2000, In: Bukkyo. 49, p. 50-62 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  25. Published

    Bakku tsu za fyucha : Nihon shukyo ni okeru nosutarujia to saisei no imeji.

    Reader, I. J., 2000, Ibunka kara mita Nihon shukyo no sekai. Suwansonu, A. & Hayashi, A. (eds.). Kyoto: Hozokan, p. 264-287 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  26. Published

    Japan.

    Reader, I. J., 2000, Encyclopedia of millennialism and millennial movements. Landes, R. (ed.). New York: Routledge, p. 198-202 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  27. Published
  28. Published

    Religious violence in contemporary Japan : the case of Aum Shinrikyo.

    Reader, I. J., 2000, Richmond: Curzon Press. 304 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  29. Published

    Scholarship : Aum Shinrikyo and integrity.

    Reader, I. J., 04/2000, In: Nova Religio. 3, 2, p. 368-382 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  30. Published

    Identity, Nihonjinron, and academic (dis)honesty.

    Reader, I. J., 2003, In: Monumenta Nipponica. 58, 1, p. 103-116 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  31. Published

    Ideology, adademic inventions and mystical anthropology.

    Reader, I. J., 2003, In: Japan Anthropological Workshop Newsletter. 36, p. 73-94 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  32. Published

    Local histories, anthropological interpretations, and the study of a Japanese pilgrimage.

    Reader, I. J., 2003, In: Japanese Journal of Religious Studies. 30, 1-2, p. 119-132 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  33. Published

    Chance, fate, and undisciplined meanderings : a pilgrimage through the fieldwork maze.

    Reader, I., 2003, Doing fieldwork in Japan. Bestor, T. C., Seinhoff, P. G. & Bestor, V. L. (eds.). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, p. 89-105 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  34. Published

    Killing for salvation : Aum Shinrikyō and the perils of religion.

    Reader, I., 2003, Promise and peril: the paradox of religion as resource and threat. Lannstrom, A. (ed.). 24 ed. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Nortre Dame Press, p. 87-105 19 p. (Boston University studies in philosophy and religion).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  35. Published

    Contemporary Zen Buddhist tracts for the laity: grassroots Buddhism in Japan (Commentary and translation).

    Reader, I., 1999, Religions of Japanese in practice. Tanabe, G. J. (ed.). Princeton University Press, p. 487-498 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  36. Published

    Imagined persecution: Aum Shinrikyo, millennialism and the legitimation of violence.

    Reader, I., 2000, Millennialism, persecution, and violence : historical cases. Wessinger, C. (ed.). Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, p. 138-152 15 p. (Religion and politics).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  37. Published

    Legends, miracles, and faith in Kobo Daishi and the Shikoku pilgrimage (commentary and translation of Shinnen's 'Shikoku Henro Kudokuki' of 1690.

    Reader, I., 1999, Religions of Japanese in practice. Tanabe, G. J. (ed.). Princeton University Press, p. 360-369 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  38. Published

    Secularisation R.I.P? Nonsense! the ‘rush hour away from the gods’ and the decline of religion in contemporary Japan

    Reader, I., 2012, In: Journal of Religion in Japan. 1, 1, p. 7-36 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Buddhism in Crisis? Institutional decline in modern Japan

    Reader, I., 2011, In: Buddhist Studies Review. 28, 2, p. 233-263 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  40. Published

    Globally Aum: the Aum affair, counterterrorism and religion

    Reader, I., 2012, In: Japanese Journal of Religious Studies. 39, 1, p. 177-196 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  41. Published

    The transformation of failure and the spiritualization of violence

    Reader, I., 2011, Blackwell companion to religion and violence. Murphy, A. (ed.). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 304-319 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  42. Published

    Religion in a Globalized World: Comments and Responses

    Reader, I., 2012, Dynamics in the history of religions between Asia and Europe: encounters, notions, and comparative perspectives . Krech, V. & Steinecke, M. (eds.). Leiden: E. J. Brill, p. 435-452 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  43. Published

    The Shikoku Pilgrimage Online

    Reader, I., 2011, Japanese Religions on the Internet: Innovation, Representation and Authority . Baffelli, E., Reader, I. & Staemmler, B. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 80-100 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  44. Published

    Bodily punishments and the spiritually transcendent dimensions of violence: a Zen Buddhist example

    Reader, I., 2009, Dying for faith : religiously motivated violence in the contemporary world. Al-Rasheed, M. & Shterin, M. (eds.). London: I. B. Tauris, p. 139-151 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  45. Published

    Pilgrimage in the marketplace

    Reader, I., 1/11/2013, New York : Routledge. (Routledge Series on Religion, Travel and Tourism)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  46. Published

    Pilgrimage: a very short introduction

    Reader, I., 23/04/2015, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 144 p. (Very Short Introductions)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  47. Published

    Practically religious: worldly benefits and the common religion of Japan

    Reader, I. & Tanabe, G., 1998, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. 303 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  48. Published

    Religion in contemporary Japan

    Reader, I., 1991, Basingstoke: Macmillan. 275 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  49. Published

    Murder on the Tokyo subway: nerve centres, religion and violence

    Reader, I., 2013, In: Space and Polity. 17, 3, p. 377-392 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  50. Published

    Introduction.

    Soderberg, M. & Reader, I. J., 2000, Japanese influences and presences in Asia. Soderberg, M. & Reader, I. J. (eds.). London: Curzon Press, p. 1-21 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

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