Japan's Search for Spirituality

Gaouette, Nicole
October 1998
Christian Science Monitor;10/8/98, Vol. 90 Issue 221, pB1
Discusses the popularity of new-age philosophy in Japan. Religion once thought to be practically irrelevant in Japan; Growing concern about personal ethics; How the Japanese are redefining what it means to be religious; Sense of Japanese that they need something spiritual; Seminars on seishin sekai, or the spiritual world; Importance of personal religious independence; Traditional religions still practiced; Impact of economics on belief.


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