Category: Greetings

Greetings from the Chairperson

  New Year’s Message from Chairperson (会長) Michael Pye In the year Heisei 29 (2017), the神道 国際学会 (International Shinto Studies Association, ISSA) will be setting out on a new phase of its life. Some riji have resigned from their positions,

Welcome to the International Shinto Studies Association

Shintō may be said to be the main distinctive religious tradition of Japan. It is focused on its many shrines throughout the land which serve their local communities in various ways. The International Shinto Studies Association (ISSA) exists in order