A History of Christianity in Japan

Roman Catholic. Greek Orthodox, and Protestant Missions
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Bibliographical footnotes [1] Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox missions[2] Protestant missions Includes indexPages:   The current moves to honor the painful history of Christianity in Japan, through UNESCO and the new museum, parallel efforts elsewhere for.

Ellisonas, Jurgis. "Christianity and the daimyo", in John Whitney Hall, ed. The Cambridge History of Japan: Early modern Japan () pp –; Elison, George.

Deus Destroyed: The Image of Christianity in Early Modern Japan () Jansen, Marius (). The Making of Modern Japan. Harvard University Press. Joseph, Kenny. What I see as the most valuable contribution of this book to the understanding of the theme is the author's emphasis on the qualitative significance of Christianity ("Influence") more than its quantitative, statistical growth in Japan, because the statistic figures betray the true feature of the strong presence of Christianity in Japan/5(12).

The isolated location of Amakusa and the fact that the islands are close to where Europeans used to enter Japan in the old days, allowed missionaries to convert many inhabitants and even the local lord to Christianity before the religion was banned in the early Edo there are numerous museums and churches spread across the islands which.

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Title: A History of Christianity in Japan, Volume 1 ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects: History › Asia › Japan. History / Asia / Japan: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Christianity in Japan: Selected full-text books and articles Handbook of Christianity in Japan By Mark R.

Mullins Brill, Read preview Overview. It might have been Japan’s evolution, but, again, wasn’t. Asia’s most Westernized nation remains to this day its most resistant to Christianity. Tose dies. Selected chapters from “A History of Christianity” by Kenneth Scott Latourette Vol.

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The youth of Christianity. The limited area of early Christianity. The unpromising rootage of Christianity. The immediate background of Christianity: Judaism. Genre/Form: Church history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cary, Otis, History of Christianity in Japan.

Surrey: Curzon Press, © ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 2 volumes 2 folded maps (1 in pocket) 23 cm: Contents: [1] Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox missions[2] Protestant missions. Divided into three parts, Part I focuses on Christianity in Japanese history and includes studies of the Roman Catholic mission in pre-modern Japan, the 'hidden Christian' tradition, Protestant missions in the modern period, Bible translations, and theology in Japan.

The story begins with the arrival of Francis Xavier in Japan inunfolds through the early successes of the Roman Catholic missions and the subsequent age of hideous persecutions and the virtual extirpation of Christianity in the seventeenth century, and moves forward to its revival in the late nineteenth and early twentieth : Tuttle Publishing.

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Francis Xavier, a founder of the Society of Jesus, arrived in Japan ininaugurating a century of Catholic Christian missionary activity in that country. After enjoying enormous success, Christians suffered brutal persecution and were almost eliminated a century later.

The native religion of Japan is Shinto, which developed in prehistoric times. It is a polytheistic faith, emphasizing the divinity of the natural world. Shintoism does not have a holy book or founder.

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Spanish and Portuguese missionaries arrived in Japan in the s, but Christianity was later banned and Christians disguised their faith with a Buddhist veneer. Today, some still practice in secret.

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