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The beginning of Heaven and Earth : the sacred book of Japan's hidden Christians. [Tenchi hajimari no koto 天地始りの事. English]
AuthorWhelan, Christal, 1954-
Pub. LocationHonoluluPublisherUniversity of Hawai'i Press
Date1996Phys. Desc.pdf. [xii, 135 pages ; 22 cm]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberBX1668.T4513 1996d
The beginning of Heaven and Earth : the sacred book of Japan's hidden Christians / translated and annotated by Christal Whelan.
Translation of: 天地始りの事.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-127) and index.

The Beginning of Heaven and Earth -- The Evil fruit cast to Middle Heaven -- The Division of Deusu's body for the salvation of humankind -- The King's death -- The Tribulations of Santa Maruya -- The Five mysteries of the morning -- A Nationwide search -- Yorotetsu captures the Holy One -- Up Karuwaryu Hill -- Money bedazzled -- The Kirinto -- The Holy One's selection -- Establishment of the officials -- The Destruction of our world.

Local access dig.pdf. [Whelan-Beginning Heaven Earth.pdf]
Also available in print volume and online via Gleeson Library.

Subject(s)Kakure Kirishitan かくれ切支丹. [Hidden Christians]
Japan--Church history
Catholic Church--Japan--Membership
Crypto-Christians--Japan--Nagasaki-ken
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19858
ISBN0824818067 ; 9780824818067LCCN96012374OCLC34470902