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Japan and religion: a brief introduction on Shintō, Buddhism and Christianity

Japan and religion: a brief introduction on Shintō, Buddhism and Christianity

When it comes to religion, many Japanese people mix rites of different faiths in a way that may be considered puzzling by Western observers. It’s not uncommon for a same person to be baptized with a Shintō ritual, have a Christian wedding and a Buddhist funeral. This peculiar approach to religio...