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I need help with coming up with an informed argument for an essay based on shinto religion in Japan.?





Assignment three asks me to write an informed argument based on research. At the university, the word argument does not mean a "verbal fight"; it means a "position paper", an essay that uses evidence to support your understanding of and/or your preferred course of action in response to a particular research topic, question, or problem. In many ways, this argument essay is like a mini-research article. I'm having trouble thinking of an argument based on Shinto religion in Japan, help please...



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  1. hammerdress says:

    You don’t say what position you want to take, but there is a wealth of factual information on Shinto at the Kokugakuin University’s website: [external link] …Or from some Shinto shrines: [external link] …And blogs from individuals: [external link] information on Shinto:Shinto has some very interesting traditions. The term Shinto was coined during the 6th and 7th centuries when the Chinese religions were imported into Japan as a way to distinguish the local religions from the imported ones.Shinto does not have a strong hierarchical structure so individual Shinto shrines have their own practices that have been more-or-less passed down though the centuries. Shinto originally came from a melding of various clan religions with different traditions. Some traditions/rituals/ceremonies are practiced by almost all–New Years being an example–there are some that are practiced at only one shrine or one family of shrines.Besides the Shinto shrines themselves, there are also ko groups. A ko group is a lay group that is affiliated with a particular shrine. The interesting part is that some ko groups have their own traditions that aren’t similar to their respective shrine while others have training classes for ko leaders and some supervision.A few Shinto traditions are:MatsuriKamidanaKaguraOmikujiTanabataA list of various matsuri is here: [external link] …Pictures of some of the more obscure or out of the way places and events are here (along with a good deal of non-Shinto items) are here: [external link] interesting facts about Shinto:1. Belief is not an important part of Shinto.2. The Shinto texts are not central to the religion and are not considered to be true stories. They are considered to be what the people of the time they were written thought about the world.3. Shinto focuses on obtaining happiness and fulfillment in this life. It does not consider this life to be just a preparation for whatever might come next.4. Shinto can be highly individualized. You’ll never hear a sermon at a Shinto ritual because the Shinto priests have no dogma to preach and they reckon that you are smart enough to figure things out for yourself.5. Individual Shinto shrines emphasize different aspects. So Ise Jingu emphasizes the relationship between Shinto and Japan, Fushimi Inari Taisha emphasizes success in commerce and agriculture, and Tsubaki Jinja emphasizes the harmony between humanity, nature, and the Kami.

  2. lickers says:

    “At the university, the word argument does not mean a “verbal fight”"Gee, thanks Mr. Science, but most people here are well aware.Unfortunately, most people here also know diddly about Shinto and/or are trolls. You might want a different website…

  3. equilibrium says:

    You could explain how shinto was a way the japanese used to explain the world events of the land of the rising’s son’s creation. From there you can even compare it’s standings on usual issues like definition of cleansing vs abrahamic religion of sin, and then you can even compare it’s gods heirarchy to that of the abrahamic god-angel hierarchy.

  4. aplogin says:

    A Christian Perspective of Shinto. That should blow your preofessor out of the water. LOL How has Shinto made itself present in modern everyday Korean culture? In America, for example, people say “Oh, my God.” A perfectly acceptable expression for believers and non believers alike. They have the words “In God We Trust” printed on our money. How is shinto expressed. (Assert that it infleunces the minds and behaviors of all Japanese Just as the Christian faith has influenced all Americans.)

  5. monstrator says:

    I first downloaded some Shinto information. And after reading the information a thought came to mind. Are the Gods in the world born out of the minds of imaginative poeple ? And, are we all born with an inborn sense of a Universal Eternal mind that speaks to all of us through, perhaps, dreams ? OK….go with that. Shinto (神道, Shintō?) or Shintoism, also kami-no-michi,[citation needed] is the indigenous spirituality of Japan and the Japanese people. It is a set of practices, to be carried out diligently, to establish a connection between present day Japan and its ancient past.[1] Shinto practices were first recorded and codified in the written historical records of the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in the 7th and 8th century. Still, these earliest Japanese writings do not refer to a unified “Shinto religion”, but rather to disorganized folklore, history, and mythology.[2] Shinto today is a term that applies to public shrines suited to various purposes such as war memorials, harvest festivals, romance, and historical monuments, as well as various sectarian organizations. Practitioners express their diverse beliefs through a standard language and practice, adopting a similar style in dress and ritual, dating from around the time of the Nara and Heian Periods.[2]

  6. trochoidally says:

    So Google Shinto, and see what you get. Wiki no doubt has a pile of stuff on it.

  7. yogesh says:

    “What role did Shinto play in the part Japan had in the Second World War?”