Japanese Traditions

Japanese Traditions (Shinto, Emperor, all those kinds of stuff.) 

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How religious is Japan?
a lot of people are not actually religious; most people do not claim a single (or even multiple) religious identities
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What is a shukyo?
literally means “teaching of a sect” (sect is a loose term)
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How does religion relate to this sect?
about sect, teachings, and is focused on that particular community- relates to a specific group)
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why are there religious things in Japan?
part of this has to do with the definition of religion, but not religious in the same way that westerners are -more Japanese people are part of a Japanese tradition rather than religious (folk tradition) religious belief -back seat to religion
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What are the major themes of Japanese religion?
(see other flashcards, something that you acquire, is not taught)
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What is a shukyo?

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literally means “teaching of a sect” (sect is a loose term)

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How does religion relate to this sect?

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why are there religious things in Japan?

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What are the major themes of Japanese religion?

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