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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: mixed blessing

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... of the ritual I witnessed. Although native Shinto beliefs and the imported religion of Buddhism were separated by government decree in 1868, the age-old practice of shinbutsu-shûgô ("syncretism of Shinto gods and Buddhas") remains alive in Japan. In many Japanese Buddhist temples one can find entire Shinto shrines. Religions that travel from their places of origin often incorporate, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by Mark Peters

    ... population gone without so much as a goodbye or thank you. In Mapleton, a small town in New York state, where three years later science and religion have produced no clues to what happened, police ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    The inquisition: Zhang Xiaogang, artist

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... it with my expertise in oil painting. In the '80s, I was more interested in religion, legends and things that are related to romanticism, such as poetry. I then gradually turned to larger works ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Afro-Chinese marriages boom in Guangzhou: but will it be 'til death do us part'?

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... by their religion to take multiple spouses. Furthermore, Lin has heard tales of husbands returning to Nigeria on a business trip, leaving a mobile-phone number that doesn't connect and disappearing. ... covert research into Africans in Guangzhou, specifically their impact on crime, underground religion and missed tax revenue. The American diplomat who wrote the cable to Washington was not privy ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:37am

    ... A selfdescribed Manichee (a believer of a hybrid religion), his work often contained a nagging sense of lurking evil. A Dead Man in Deptford, the last of Burgess’ novels to be published before his death ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hiroshima: an open secret

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... Spielberg's Indiana Jones character) imbued Japanese gardens with spiritual symbolism. They were designed, wrote Warner, to "express the highest truths of religion and philosophy precisely ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD


    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Susan Jung I found Israeli Kitchen israelikitchen.com while researching a trip to (guess where?) Israel. Blogger Miriam Kresh, an Israeli-American who lived in Brazil and Venezuela before moving to Israel more than 30 years ago, has done variou ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Crimean wars

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:30am

    ... the town had boasted eighteen mosques and several important madrasas. Nowadays, it is the cultural center for returning Tatars and, as I would learn, a bottleneck of tourism, religion ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: Lunar mission

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:12pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... Rong Xiaoqing in New York Rong Xiaoqing in New York Lunar mission In a city as diverse as New York, you could easily fill an entire calendar year with the festivals, carnivals, parades and ceremonies of its various religions and ethnic groups. But getting official recognition for a coveted spot on the city's public holiday roster isn't easy. Take Lunar New Year. For years, ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: history of violence

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Wee Kek Koon Compared with other world religions, Buddhism enjoys excellent PR, but the recent anti-Muslim violence in Myanmar – much of it incited by Buddhist monks – has dented its image. Like most religions, Buddhism is inherently good but some of its adherents do bad things in its name. Corruption among the clergy is believed to have been a factor in inciting several ...




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