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Japanese religions

Why is Japanese religious orientation eclectic?

Japanese indigenous religion, Shinto, has no founder or written doctrine and places

a great emphasis on ancestor and nature worship.

Japanese with no strong religious beliefs consider religion as traditional customs handed

down from ancestors. This has developed great tolerance for other religions.

The other Japanese major religion, Buddhist, has the founder, but he was a human, not the absolute,

almighty god as that of Christianity or Islam.

This has also contributed to Japanese tolerance toward other religions.

Those are the reason why Japanese religious orientation is eclectic.


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