Day 16: Internet & religion

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Guest speaker Erica Baffelli discussed internet religious in the context of studying what happened to the cult group Aum (responsible for the 1995 saran gas attack in Tokyo).

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Day 16: Internet & religion

  1. 1. Japanese New Religions online: Hikari no Wa and the creation of an ‘Internet religion’
  2. 2. Yearbook of Religion 2008• Buddhism: 89,177,769• Shintō: 106,817,669• Christianity: 3,032,239 ïßã ê_ìš• Others: 9,817,752 ÉLÉäÉXÉgã• Tot: 208,845,429 èîã• Japan population: c.120.000.000
  3. 3. Aum Shinrikyōオウム真理教Aum Supreme Truth

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