Japan and Judaism Yahweh, the deity of Judaism, was the wife-goddess of Japanese mythology by YЕ«ji Sano

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Published by Consideration Books in Los Angeles, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Judaism -- Relations -- Shinto,
  • Shinto -- Relations -- Judaism,
  • Shinto mythology,
  • Mythology, Japanese,
  • Judaism -- Doctrines

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementYuji Sano ; with translation from Japanese by Raj Mahti.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM536.S5 .S36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24044415M
ISBN 109780935047691
LC Control Number2009035021

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