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Religion without belief

29 mins | May 28, 2017

Can religion be based on ritual practise without belief? Most Japanese reject religious belief while embracing multiple forms of ritual practice. Are they religious or secular? Christopher Kavanagh, a cognitive anthropologist looks at the case of Japan, which is ranked as the second-least religious country on earth, whilst having a rich tapestry of ritual practices and high rates of belief in supernatural entities.

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