2015: Komeito & Sokagakkai

SEALDs = Students Emergency Action for Liberal Dermocracy
Komeito & Soka Gakkai
The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 13, Issue. 40, No. 1, October 12, 2015

Komeito’s Soka Gakkai Protesters and Supporters:
Religious Motivations for Political Activism in Contemporary Japan

Levi McLaughlin

Recently, adherents of the lay religious organization Soka Gakkai have taken to the streets and the Internet to rebuke Komeito, the junior member of the ruling government coalition and the party founded by Soka Gakkai, for abandoning peace advocacy. This article places the recent protests in historical and doctrinal context as it introduces perspectives from within Soka Gakkai to complicate easy assumptions about adherents’ ideology, and it suggests ways to determine how Soka Gakkai political activism may take shape in the near future.

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See also:
Ein Friedensvorschlag der Soka Gakkai aus dem Jahre 2013:

"Compassion, Wisdom and Courage:
Building a Global Sociaty of Peace and Creative Coexistence"








Video: F. Enns

Evang. Landeskirche in Baden: Arbeitsstelle Frieden 
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