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Spirits, selves, and subjectivity in a Japanese new religion

the cultural psychology of belief in Sûkyô Mahikari

by Brian J. McVeigh

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Published by Edwin Mellen in Lewiston, N.Y, Lampeter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sūkyō Mahikari (Religious organization).

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian J. McVeigh.
    SeriesStudies in Asian thought and religion -- v.21
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 259p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22615305M
    ISBN 100773484302, 0889460507

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