Sources and Further Reading


Adams, Cassandra. “Japan’s Ise Shrine and Its Thirteen-Hundred-Year-Old Reconstruction Tradition,” Journal of Architectural Education 52, no. 1. (Sep. 1998): 49-60.

Cali, Joseph and Dougill John. “Izumo Taisha.” In Shinto Shrines: A Guide to the Sacreed Sites of Japan’s Ancient Religion, 238-242. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2013.

Chamberlain, Basil Hall. The Kojiki. Tuttle Publishing, 2005.

Como, Michael. Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-8248-2957-5.

Duara, Prasenjit. “Superscribing Symbols: The Myth of Guandi, Chinese God of War,” Association for Asian Studies 47, No. 4 (Nov. 1988): 778-780.

Ise Jingu. “Rituals and Ceremonies.” Accessed 5/7/20.

Izumo Oyashiro. “Record of Gotengu.”  Accessed 5/7/20,

Izumo Taishakyo. “Rituals and Symbols.” Accessed 5/7/20.

JapanForward. “Soul of Japan Ise Jingu 075.” Accessed 5/7/20,

Japan Magazine, “Izumo.” Accessed 5/7/20,

Merriam-Webster. “Secularism.” Dictionary. Accessed 5/7/20,

Merriam-Webster. “History.” Dictionary. Accessed 5/7/20,

Nelson, John K. Enduring Identities: The Guise of Shinto in Contemporary Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2000.

Netflix. “Japanese Style Originator, Episode 14.” Accessed 5/7/20.

Ortner, Sherry B. Cultural Politics: Religious Activism and Ideological Transformation among 20th-Century Sherpas. Dialectical Anthropology 14, no. 8 (1989): 200.

Philippi, Donald. Norito: A Translation of the Ancient Japanese Ritual Prayers. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990. ISBN 0691014892.

Scott, Joan. “The Evidence of Experience.” Critical Inquiry 17, no. 4 (Summer 1991): 773-797.

Further Reading and Content

Feel Jingu: Promotional Video II
Accessed 5/7/20