Understanding Shinto: Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Festivals, Spirits, Sacred Places

Understanding Shinto: Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Festivals, Spirits, Sacred Places

by C. Scott Littleton
     
 

To know Japan, one must know Shinto-the country's indigenous religion. Using superb color images of rituals, ceremonies, and sacred architecture, as well as sacred texts, Understanding Shinto offers a fascinating glimpse into this unique culture. It explores the religion's symbolism, impact on daily life, and philosophical concepts-including the importance

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To know Japan, one must know Shinto-the country's indigenous religion. Using superb color images of rituals, ceremonies, and sacred architecture, as well as sacred texts, Understanding Shinto offers a fascinating glimpse into this unique culture. It explores the religion's symbolism, impact on daily life, and philosophical concepts-including the importance of the group over the individual.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903296752
Publisher:
Baird, Duncan Publishers
Publication date:
08/15/2002
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.65(d)

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