Religion Past and Present

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I. General Facts – II. History and Culture – III. History of Religion – IV. History of Christianity – V. Orthodox Church – VI. Japanese Religions, Missiology

I. General Facts

The Japanese archipelago (nippon rettō) consists of four main islands and several smaller ones with a total area of 373,534 km2. Honshū, the largest island by far (227,414 km2), is the country's geographical middle. All t…

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Pye, Michael, Dohi, Akio, Thöle, Reinhard and Repp, Martin, “Japan”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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