[Read] The Fox and the Jewel: Shared and Private Meanings in Contemporary Japanese Inari Worship

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The Fox and the Jewel This book describes the rich complexity of Inari worship in contemporary Japan. It explores questions of institutional and popular power in religion, demonstrates the ways people make religious figures personally meaningful, and documents the kinds of communicative styles that preserve the appearance of homogeneity in the face of astonishing factionalism. Full description