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Hawaii’s Religions

Religion


by
John Field Mulholland

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 344 pages

File size: 7.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This is a comprehensive guide to religion in Hawaii. Beginning with the religion of ancient Hawaii, depicting the arrival of the first missionaries, and, religion by religion, covering each faith as it came to Hawaii, the author thoroughly describes the inception and harmonious development of Hawaiian religions. Christianity, Judaism, Japanese and Chinese Buddhism, Shinto, the new religions from Japan (such as Tenrikyo), Baha’ism, and other religions are discussed, their leaders indicated, and their present standing in Hawaii given. Hawaii’s Religions fills a gap in the library of Hawaiian literature. As a textbook, as a reference book, or for pleasure reading, it cannot be welcomed by those interested in Hawaiian culture.

This is a comprehensive guide to religion in Hawaii. Beginning with the religion of ancient Hawaii, depicting the arrival of the first missionaries, and, religion by religion, covering each faith as it came to Hawaii, the author thoroughly describes the inception and harmonious development of Hawaiian religions. Christianity, Judaism, Japanese and Chinese Buddhism, Shinto, the new religions from Japan (such as Tenrikyo), Baha’ism, and other religions are discussed,… (more)

This is a comprehensive guide to religion in Hawaii. Beginning with the religion of ancient Hawaii, depicting the arrival of the first missionaries, and, religion by religion, covering each faith as it came to Hawaii, the author thoroughly describes the inception and harmonious development of Hawaiian religions. Christianity, Judaism, Japanese and Chinese Buddhism, Shinto, the new religions from Japan (such as Tenrikyo), Baha’ism, and other religions are discussed, their leaders indicated, and their present standing in Hawaii given. Hawaii’s Religions fills a gap in the library of Hawaiian literature. As a textbook, as a reference book, or for pleasure reading, it cannot be welcomed by those interested in Hawaiian culture.

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