This quantity presents researchers and scholars of faith with an critical reference paintings at the historical past, cultural effect, and reshaping of Christianity in Japan. Divided into 3 elements, half I makes a speciality of Christianity in eastern historical past and contains stories of the Roman Catholic project in pre-modern Japan, the 'hidden Christian' culture, Protestant missions within the smooth interval, Bible translations, and theology in Japan. half II examines the advanced dating among Christianity and diverse dimensions of jap society, resembling literature, politics, social welfare, schooling for ladies, and interplay with different non secular traditions. half III specializes in assets for the research of Christianity in Japan and offers a advisor to archival collections, study institutes, and bibliographies. in response to either jap and Western scholarship, readers will locate this quantity to be a desirable and critical advisor.
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