De nieuwe nieuwe-religies in Japan | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
Volume 44, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 2542-6583
  • E-ISSN: 2590-3268



In the years following World War II Japan wrote history with new religions, the so-called In a few years these religions scored records in conversions unparalleled in religious history. Nowadays, that is to say from 1973, the year of the oil crisis, onwards the same phenomenon is recurring in the the new new-religions. In this article attention will be paid to these two phenomena in three paragraphs:

1. the growth of new religions in Japan’s history;

2. the concepts of and

3. some characteristics of the


Article metrics loading...

Loading full text...

Full text loading...
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error