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Toji Kamata

Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University; Shinto priest

Toji Kamata is Professor Emeritus at Kyoto University and Specially Appointed Professor at the Institute of Grief Care at Sophia University in Japan. He is ordained as a Shinto priest. He has authored numerous books addressing Japanese spirituality from historical, cultural and philosophical perspectives. An English translation of his book Myth and Deity in Japan was published in 2019.