Religious Violence in Contemporary Japan: The Case of Aum Shinrikyo

by Ian Reader
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This study looks at Aum's claims about itself and asks why a religious movement ostensibly focused on yoga, meditation, asceticism, and pursuit of enlightenment became involved in violent activities. Reader places the sect in the context of contemporary Japanese religious patterns.

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