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by Noriko S. Nomura

Category: Religions
Subcategory: Children
Author: Noriko S. Nomura
ISBN: 0823923800
ISBN13: 978-0823923809
Language: English
Publisher: Powerkids Pr; 1st edition (August 1, 1997)
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This is a book for young readers, discussing various aspects of the Shinto religion, including the kami, purification, shrines, and various festivals.

Jan 15, 2016 Sarah Crawford rated it really liked it. This is a book for young readers, discussing various aspects of the Shinto religion, including the kami, purification, shrines, and various festivals. Shinto is a Japanese religion relating to worship of the kami, or gods, and has included ancestor worship. During World War II, it was used by the militarists to back up what they were doing and became State Shinto, which was outlawed after the war.

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A young Japanese-American girl living in Honolulu with her family describes the beliefs and ceremonies of Shintoism.

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Nearly 86% of the world’s population is religious, including all religions. In numerous countries, religion guides social behavior and plays a significant role in daily life. Religion is an organized collection of belief systems, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to spirituality and, sometimes, to moral values. Many religions have narratives, symbols, traditions and sacred histories that are intended to give meaning to life or to explain the origin of life or the Universe

Religion in Japan is dominated by Shinto (the ethnic religion of the Japanese people) and by Buddhism

Religion in Japan is dominated by Shinto (the ethnic religion of the Japanese people) and by Buddhism. According to surveys carried out in 2006 and 2008, less than 40% of the population of Japan identifies with an organized religion: around 35% are Buddhists, 3% to 4% are members of Shinto sects and derived religions, and from fewer than 1% to . % are Christians.

Shintoisms were the only religions in Japan until the arrival of Buddhism in the 6th century C. This made Shinto so superior to other religions (which, although of enormous value, were created by human beings) that it counted as non-religious

Shintoisms were the only religions in Japan until the arrival of Buddhism in the 6th century CE. From then on Shinto faiths and traditions took on Buddhist elements, and later, Confucian ones. Some Shinto shrines became Buddhist temples, existed within Buddhist temples, or had Buddhist priests in charge. This made Shinto so superior to other religions (which, although of enormous value, were created by human beings) that it counted as non-religious. In his criticism of popular conceptions of Shinto, historian Kuroda Toshio explains that it has come to be regarded as "the cultural will or energy of the Japanese people, embodied in conventions that precede or transcend religion".

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Practiced by nearly 80% of the population, Shinto is the largest religion in Japan. NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Music provided by: "Voyage".

A young Japanese-American girl living in Honolulu with her family describes the beliefs and ceremonies of Shintoism
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