Japanese Prayer Below the Equator: How Brazilians Believe in the Church of World Messianity

Japanese Prayer Below the Equator: How Brazilians Believe in the Church of World Messianity

By: Hideaki Matsuoka (author)Hardback

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Based on intensive fieldwork, Matsuoka vividly depicts the followers of Church of World Messianity, a Japanese new religion in Brazil, which has successfully acquired a strong following among Brazilians, most whom are nonethnic Japanese. This book should be of interest to academics of religion, anthropology, transculturalism, or those focusing on Latin America as the book elucidates the reasons why these nonethnic Japanese Brazilians have accepted Messianity including analysis of fundamental features of the religion.

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About Author

Hideaki Matsuoka is professor of international communication at Shukutku University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/01/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780739113790
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 194
  • ID: 9780739113790
  • weight: 458
  • ISBN10: 0739113798

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