Book says MacArthur flooded Japan with post-war religion

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(RNS/ENInews) A new book on post-war Japan says Gen. Douglas MacArthur sought to fill the country’s “spiritual vacuum” with religious and quasi-religious beliefs, from Christianity to Freemasonry, as an antidote to communism. In “1945 Under the Shadow of the Occupation: The Ashlar and The Cross,” Japanese investigative journalist Eiichiro Tokumoto documents MacArthur’s efforts to persuade […]

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