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Shinto

Author: George Williams
Publisher: Philadelphia [Pa.] : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2005.
Series: Religions of the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the fundamental concepts and traditions of Shinto and provides information on its history, worship of "Kami"--"way of the gods," its rituals and festivals that preach harmony and tolerance with nature and people, and its concern with achieving happiness in this life.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Williams
ISBN: 0791080978 9780791080979 0791083551 9780791083550
OCLC Number: 55600808
Description: xiv, 178 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Sacred sound --
Sacred story --
Sacred action --
Sacred space --
Sacred time --
Sacred ruler --
Shinto in the world today --
Chronoligy and timeline.
Series Title: Religions of the world.
Responsibility: George Williams ; foreword by Martin E. Marty.
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Shinto is the indigenous religion of Japan and came into being after a number of tribal religions were combined over 2,500 years ago.  Read more...

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