By Jean Herbert
Shinto, the nationwide indigenous faith of Japan has provided Japan with the elemental constitution of its mentality and behavior. even if its classical texts were translated into English this quantity used to be the 1st significant research of this crucial faith. The e-book is a whole photo of Shinto, its historical past and inner association, its gods and mythology, its temples and clergymen, its ethical and worship. the amount additionally describes the metaphysics, mystic and religious disciplines and total is likely one of the such a lot actual and authoritative surveys of Shinto of the 20 th century.
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Shinto: At the Fountainhead of Japan (Routledge Library Editions: Japan) by Jean Herbert