21 terms


World religions test 3
A matsuri is a
shinto festival
Shinto literally means
the way of the gods
The Shinto text Kojiki is all of the following
Was compiled in 712 C.E., Contains a creation myth ,Is the oldest mythic-historical chronicle in Japan
In the Japanese creation myth, Izanagi is
the husband of Izanami
In the Japanese creation myth, Amaterasu is
the Sister of Susa-no-o
According to Shinto myth, the Japanese imperial family is traceable back to
The Sun Goddess
The divinity of the Japanese emperor was advanced by
Kokugaku (National Learning) and State Shinto
The Shrine at Ise is dedicated to
The female attendants at Shinto shrines are known as
Misogi is the ritual of purification by
In Shinto belief, the most serious pollutants are
blood and death
Jinja, the Shinto shrine, literally means
Dwelling place of the kami
The Inner Shrine at Ise is rebuilt on an adjacent lot every
20 years
The "Seventeen Articles Constitution" was promulgated by
Prince Shotoku
The Shugendo movement best represents the merging of
Shinto and Buddhism
State Shinto was actively promoted in the
Meiji reign
The number of groups officially recognized by Sect Shinto is
All of the following are "New Religions" founded by charismatic leaders since the 19th century
Tenrikyo, Konkokyo, Kurozumikyo
State Shinto officially ended with
The disavowal of his divinity by Emperor Hirohito
At a Shinto shrine, worship of the deity by the public takes place at the
Kamikaze (divine wind) signaled Japan's blessing by the gods during the
Mongol invasions in the thirteenth century