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Critical moments in religious history

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Published by Mercer University Press in Macon, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions -- Congresses,
  • Religion and culture -- Congresses,
  • Religion and state -- Congresses,
  • Religious pluralism -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Kenneth Keulman.
    ContributionsKeulman, Kenneth, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL87 .C77 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 230 p. ;
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1406109M
    ISBN 100865544115
    LC Control Number93014386
    OCLC/WorldCa28378272

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    This accessible guide to the development of Japan’s indigenous religion from ancient times to the present day offers an illuminating introduction to the myths, sites and rituals of kami worship, and their role in Shinto’s enduring religious identity. Offers a unique new approach to Shinto history that combines critical analysis with original research Examines key evolutionary moments in. According to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), the Garden of Eden in which God placed Adam and Eve is located in Jackson County, Missouri, near the town of Independence. Circa Author: American Experience.

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