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“Shinto Intertwined” by Ken Apple

Shinto is the teaching of Nature, in contrast to revealed Religion which can be said to be the teaching of Man. Shinto originating in Japan’s deep prehistory and existing in the present is a subconscious amalgam of attitudes, ideas and ways of living and relating to all aspects of life. Shinto means to touch the divine Earth, to receive the life giving power of the Sun and to “catch the whisper” of Nature.”

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Is Japan really the 2nd-most atheist nation?

– by B. T. Newberg “I don’t know anything about Buddhism,” she said. I stared at her quizzically. But you’re a priest’s daughter, I thought.  You grew up in a temple, and may even take over the temple one day. …

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