The prophet of Tabuse.

Tabuse, Japan: Tensho Kotai Jingu-kyo, 1954. 183p., very good in slightly scuffed stiff wraps, frontispiece portrait of the sect's founder Sayo Kitamura, known as Ogamisama. "She is the Savior sent by God to pass final judgment on this degenerate world."

One of the "New Religions" of postwar Japan, this sect became known for its singing and dancing. Includes a 19-page section on Ogamisama's visit to Hawaii, where the sect developed a following among Japanese-American residents.

Cat.No: 177050

Price: $15.00