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Handbook of Christianity in Japan
AuthorMullins, Mark R., 1954-
Pub. LocationLeidenPublisherBrill
Date2003Phys. Desc.dig.pdf. [x, 423 pages]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberBR1305.H34 2003d
Handbook of Christianity in Japan / edited by Mark R. Mullins.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents: Roman Catholic mission in pre-modern Japan / Miyazaki Kentarō -- The Kakure Kirishitan tradition / Miyazaki Kentarō -- The modern missionary movement in Japan: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox / Helen J. Ballhatchet -- The cross under an imperial sun: imperialism, nationalism, and Japanese Christianity, 1895-1945 / A. Hamish Ion -- Japan's Protestant schools and churches in light of early mission theory and history / Thomas John Hastings -- Holiness, Pentecostal, and Charismatic movements in modern Japan / Ikegami Yoshimasa -- Indigenous Christian movements / Mark R. Mullins -- Christian churches in the postwar period / Michael J. Sherrill -- Theology in Japan / J. Nelson Jennings -- Bible translations / Bernardin Schneider -- The Christian encounter with Japanese Buddhism / Notto R. Thelle -- Shinto and Christianity: a history of conflict and compromise / John Breen -- New religions and Christianity / Shimazono Susumu -- Bridging the divide: writing Christian faith (and doubt) in modern Japan / Mark Williams -- Mission schools and education for women / Karen Seat -- Christian social welfare and the modernization of Japan / Endō Kōichi -- Christianity and politics in Japan / M. William Steele -- Archival collections in Japanese institutions / Yoshida Ryō -- Research institutes and academic societies / Kuyama Michihiko.

Summary: 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 Christianity and Japanese society; and the last part covers resources for studying Christianity in Japan.

Local access dig. pdf. [Handbook Christianity Japan.pdf]
Also available online to USF community at Gleeson Library.

Subject(s)Japan--Church history
SeriesHandbuch der Orientalistik. Fünfte Abteilung, Japan ; 10. Bd.
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19337