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Handbook of Christianity in Japan

  • 423 Pages
  • 1.78 MB
  • English

Brill , Leiden, Boston
Japan -- Church hi
Statementedited by Mark R. Mullins
SeriesHandbook of oriental studies -- v. 10
ContributionsMullins, Mark
LC ClassificationsBR1305 .H34 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 423 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17089775M
ISBN 109004131566
LC Control Number2003050224

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Miyazaki Kentarō. The Encounter Between Japan and Catholicism in the Age of Discoveries. The encounter between Japan and Christianity in the sixteenth century was the first contact ever to take place in Japan between one universal religion and another, and also between a polytheistic religion and a monotheistic Handbook of Christianity in Japan book.

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Handbook of Christianity in Japan. -- A reference on the history, cultural impact and reshaping of Christianity in Japan. The first part focuses on Christianity in Japanese history; the second examines the relationship between. 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).

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Phan Wiley-Blackwell, Handbook of Christianity in Japan. Handbook of Oriental Studies, Section 5, Vol. Leiden and Boston: Brill,pp. The aim of this book is, according to the editor’s introduction, to “provide students and scholars of religion and Asian studies with a.

The chapters in this Handbook cover a wide array of conceptual, historical, theoretical and methodological issues and perspectives, such as the economic meaning of theological concepts (e.g. providence and faith); the theological underpinnings of economic concepts (e.g.

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Handbook of Christianity in Japan Book Summary: An indispensable reference work on the history, cultural impact, and reshaping of Christianity in Japan.

Based on the latest Japanese and Western scholarship, this handbook includes a guide to archival collections, research institutes, and extensive bibliographies. Christianity in Japan is among the nation's minority religions.

Less than 1 percent of the population claims Christian belief or affiliation. Most large Christian denominations, including Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, and Orthodox Christianity, are represented in Japan today. Since the mids, the majority of Japanese people are of the Shinto or Buddhist faith.

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Representing work by some of the leading scholars in the field, this volume presents important topics in the religious environment of contemporary Japan by surveying exciting trends, religious change and innovation, and the interactivity of religion with market and global s: 1.

The Handbook of Indigenous Religions is a comprehensive volume containing twenty-one chapters (not including the introduction and afterword) that cover indigenous religious practices across five continents.

Despite the volume’s impressive scope, editors Greg Johnson and Siv Kraft insist that the Handbook of Indigenous Religions is “not a typical handbook in the. Named by the International Bulletin of Missionary Studies as an Outstanding Book of for Mission Studies Despite the ongoing global expansion of Christianity, there remains a lack of comprehensive scholarship on its development in Asia.

This volume fills the gap by exploring the world of Asian Christianity and its manifold expressions, including worship, theology.

The papers in this volume, born of a Conference marking the centenary of the Japan Society of London, represent an attempt to reassess the contact between Christianity and Japan in terms of a symbiotic relationship, a dialogue in which the impact of Japan on the imported religion is viewed alongside the more frequently cited influence of.

Book Description. From the United States to the Middle East, Asia and Africa, religion continues to be an important factor in political activity and organisation. The second edition of this successful handbook provides the definitive global survey of the interaction of religion and politics.

The Oxford Handbook of Christianity in Asia Edited by Felix Wilfred Oxford Handbooks. Offers an interdisciplinary approach and an international group of contributors; Views Christianity as a socio-religious movement in constant interplay with the history, tradition, culture of Asia.

This handbook discusses the global expansion of Christianity and the challenges it faced along the way. It is a valuable resource for Christians and for the wider audience of scholars and students wanting to think more comprehensively about how Christianity was born in Asia, lost and gained ground, grew and changed across the vastness of this greatest of continents, and now.

Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Bibliographical footnotes [1] Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox missions[2] Protestant missions Includes indexPages: In St Francis Xavier started a Jesuit mission in Japan.

Christianity flourished; by the end of the "Christian Century" there were someconverts. Then the Shoguns rose to On 23 Septembera boat carrying two Portuguese merchants was blown ashore on the south-westerly tip of Japan/5.

Christianity in China appeared in the 7th century, during the Tang dynasty, but did not take root until it was reintroduced in the 16th century by Jesuit missionaries.

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Today, it comprises Catholics, Protestants, Evangelicals and a small number of Orthodox gh its history in China is not as ancient as Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism or Confucianism, Christianity, through.

Offering helpful insights on Japan and its culture, this short book outlines Japan's history and religions, and addresses questions and difficulties that Japanese may have about Christianity.

It includes some practical advice for Christians on sharing their faith with Japanese friends, as well as useful cultural background.

Background. Portuguese shipping arrived in Japan inand Catholic missionary activities in Japan began in earnest aroundperformed in the main by Portuguese-sponsored Jesuits until Spanish-sponsored Franciscans and Dominicans gained access to Japan.

Of the 95 Jesuits who worked in Japan up to57 were Portuguese, 20 were Spaniards and 18 Italian. The first Europeans to Japan came from Portugal and landed on Kyushu in Western Japan inbringing both gunpowder and Christianity along with them.

The Japanese lords on Kyushu welcomed these new visitors for the weapons they brought with them and tolerated the Jesuit missionaries that came together as part of the package.

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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. 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.