Japan
(6,130 words)

I. Preface

The relationship between state and religion (the church-state relationship) has great significance for religious freedom and it is well known that this relationship differs from state to state. To what does the term “church-state relationship” refer in modern Japan? In order to grasp this,…

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Hiroaki Kobayashi, “Japan”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 28 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_000093>
First published online: 2015



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