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Handbook of contemporary Japanese religions
Representing work by some of the leading scholars in the field, the chapters of this handbook survey the transformation and innovation of religious traditions and practices in contemporary Japan.Expand
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New Religions in Japan: Adaptations and Transformations in Contempotary Society
Scholars of religion estimate that between 10 and 20 percent of the Japanese population are members of so-called 'new religions'. In this chapter the author first tests the suitability of the mostExpand
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Celebrity Gods: New Religions, Media, and Authority in Occupied Japan by Benjamin Dorman (review)
imagination be described as a “senior Kwantung Army leader” (p. 71). There was no violence in the March and October incidents, because they never happened, having been nipped in the bud. OnlyExpand
Religious Contexts and Patterns in Contemporary Japan
Japan's post-war constitution guaranteed freedom of religion for individuals as well as ensured that the state could not single-out a particular religion to patronize or promote. New religionsExpand
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