questions on shintoism

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Scottsdale, AZ

#1 Sep 24, 2008
Can someone help me with this question, it would be greatly appreciated :)

Which of the following statements about shintoism is true?

A)According to Shinto scriptures, evil spirits don't exist.

B)The Japanese consider Shinto a way of life, not a religion.

C)In Shintoism, when people die, they face immediate judgment before being sent to an eternal destination.

D)Ancestor worship is forbidden.

Manchester, UK

#2 Jun 1, 2009
B is true

Beijing, China

#3 Sep 15, 2009
Here's a better answer than t/f.

A. Evil is a western/christian based concept.
B. "religion" is a western concept
C. Judgment after death is a mostly western concept.
D. All Kami are considered "ancestors" in some way.

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