By John Breen,Mark Teeuwen

This obtainable consultant to the improvement of Japan’s indigenous faith from precedent days to the current day bargains an illuminating advent to the myths, websites and rituals of kami worship, and their position in Shinto’s enduring non secular id.

  • Offers a distinct new method of Shinto background that mixes severe research with unique research
  • Examines key evolutionary moments within the lengthy heritage of Shinto, together with the Meiji Revolution of 1868, and gives the 1st severe heritage  in English or eastern of the Hie shrine, probably the most vital in all Japan
  • Traces the improvement of varied shrines, myths, and rituals via heritage as uniquely different phenomena, exploring how and once they merged into the fashionable concept of Shinto that exists in Japan today
  • Challenges the historical stereotype of Shinto because the unchanging, all-defining middle of jap culture

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