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Deus destroyed : the image of Christianity in early modern Japan
      [Ha Daiusu 破提宇子. Kengiroku 顕疑録. Kirishitan Monogatari 吉利支丹物語. Ha Kirishitan 破吉利支丹. [破切支丹]. English]
AuthorElison, George
Fukan [Fucan] Fabian 不干斉ハビアン, 1565-1621
Ferreira, Christovão [Sawano Chūan沢野忠庵], ca. 1580-ca. 1652
Suzuki Shōsan 鈴木正三, 1579-1655
Pub. LocationCambridge, MAPublisherHarvard University Press
Date1973Phys. Desc.xiv, 542 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberBR1306.E4 1973
Deus destroyed : the image of Christianity in early modern Japan / George Elison.

Attitudes of entry: the Jesuit approach to the Japanese setting -- The Christian attempt at an ethical synthesis: the misunderstandings and the appeal -- The accommodative method: the Jesuit mission policy and cultural contribution -- The donation of Bartolomeu: a Jesuit colony in Nagasaki -- Hideyoshi and the sectarians -- Pilgrim's progress: Fabian Fucan -- The final solution -- The effects of propaganda: epitaph to an encounter -- Deus destroyed / Fabian Fucan -- Deceit disclosed / Christovão Ferreira sive Sawano Chūan -- Kirishitan Monogatari: anonymous chapbook -- Christians countered / Suzuki Shōsan.

Translations (p. [255]-389): Fabian, F. Deus destroyed (Ha Daiusu).--Ferreira, C. sive Sawano, C. Deceit disclosed (Kengiroku).--Kirishitan monogatari, anonymous chapbook.--Suzuki, S. Christians countered (Ha Kirishitan).
Includes bibliography (p.495-514) and index.

Subject(s)Christianity--Japan--History--16th-17th centuries
Christianity--Controversial literature
Japan--Church history
Jesuits--Missions--Japan--History--16th-17th centuries
Anti-Christian texts--Buddhist authors
Anti-Christian treatises--Japan
Apostates [Ex-church members]--Japan
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #17281
ISBN0674199618 ; 9780674199613LCCN72097833OCLC861723