Please use only the attached word document “INT-244: Chinese and Japanese Popular Religions” to complete this assignment
TOPIC: Chinese and Japanese Popular Religions
If possible, interview a practicing Daoist or Shinto individual or a leader of one of their temples, which can be used as an academic resource for this assignment. If you would like to take pictures during your visit to this community or place of worship, be sure to obtain permission.
Complete the provided “Chinese and Japanese Popular Religions” document prompts that analyze key issues in Chinese and Japanese popular religions.
Utilize the course textbook and a minimum of four additional academic resources, one of which can be your interview and should include topic materials and external resources. Use at least one resource per question.
APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
Read Chapters 13 and 14 in Neighboring Faiths: A Christian Introduction to World Religions.
Read “Chinese Popular Religion and Christianity Before and After the 1949 Revolution: A Retrospective View,” by Bays, from Fides et historia (1991). URL:https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rfh&AN=ATLA0000839705&site=eds-live&scope=site
View the video, “CRAZY and Beautiful Chinese Religion in Taiwan – AMAZING PICTURES!” from The Taiwanese Secrets on the YouTube website (2010). URL:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohwIUXYMt7Y
View the video, “Confucius: Words of Wisdom,” by History Education, located in the Films on Demand database (1998). URL:https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://digital.films.com.lopes.idm.oclc.org/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=12129&xtid=42473
Read “Shinto, an Ancient Japanese Religion,” by Robinson, from ReligiousTolerance.org (2012). URL:http://www.religioustolerance.org/shinto.htm
Read “Shinto History,” from the Faiths & Ecology website. URL:http://www.arcworld.org/faiths.asp?pageID=117
View the video, “Shinto Shrine,” from BEGIN Japanology, on the YouTube website (2016). URL:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5SUvJCF_jY
View the video, “Taoism in Brief,” from Luofu Mountain, on the YouTube website (2014). URL:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=–PyvGh2Ukc