• WordNet 3.6
    • n Shintoism the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shintoism Same as Shinto.
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In literature:

In Japan it is called Shintoism.
"The Soul of the Far East" by Percival Lowell
Another tributary stream which helped to swell the tide flowing toward the Emperor was the revival of Shintoism.
"The Constitutional Development of Japan 1863-1881" by Toyokichi Iyenaga
Shintoism is ancestor-worship, and ascribes divinity to the emperor.
"The Pride of Palomar" by Peter B. Kyne
Even those who have long studied Japan and its literature have very little knowledge of the inner essence of Shintoism.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
Which shows that for the soul of a newspaper man Shintoism has no obvious advantages.
"Humour of the North" by Lawrence J. Burpee
Buddhism, Confucianism, Shintoism, are impartially recognised.
"Studies in Literature and History" by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
The prevailing religion of Japan is Shintoism, and through the kindness of Rev.
"An Ohio Woman in the Philippines" by Emily Bronson Conger
Of the precise doctrines of Shintoism but little is even now known.
"The Empire of the East" by H. B. Montgomery
Why, I tell him, that smacks of Shintoism, wherein the living feed the dead!
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
At the time when Shintoism had to meet its mighty foe from India, its whole mechanism was very simple.
"The Japanese Spirit" by Yoshisaburo Okakura
In Japan, Shintoism, as reformed in recent times, has become much more a political institution than a religious system.
"Man, Past and Present" by Agustus Henry Keane
The ideal colour of Shintoism is white.
"A Fantasy of Far Japan" by Baron Kencho Suyematsu
He read of Confucius and his teachings, of Laotze and his doctrines, of ancestor worship among the Chinese, of Shintoism in Japan.
"The Hearts of Men" by H. Fielding
Shintoism had no moral code, because at this stage of ancestor-cult religion and ethics coincide.
"Concerning Lafcadio Hearn" by George M. Gould
This is the real essence of future Shintoism.
"An Introduction to the History of Japan" by Katsuro Hara
The basis of his creed is Buddhism mixed with the doctrines of Confucius and Shintoism, the primitive faith of the nation.
"Empires and Emperors of Russia, China, Korea, and Japan" by P├ęter Vay
It may, therefore, be necessary for Shintoism and Buddhism to carry their steps towards Western countries.
"Problems of the Pacific" by Frank Fox

In news:

Shintoism also stresses connections to nature, so shrines are dominated by unpainted wood.

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