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  • Christianity in early modern Japanby I. Higashibaba

    BRILL 2001; US$ 86.00

    When the Jesuit missionary Francis Xavier introduced Catholic Christianity to Japan in 1549, it developed quickly in the country. The Japanese called this new religious movement and its believers Kirishitan. This volume explores the popular religious life and culture of the native adherents. more...

  • The Early Medieval Church in Walesby David Petts

    The History Press 2008; US$ 27.55

    An exploration of the history and archaeology of the Christian Church in Wales more...

  • Handbook of Christianity in Japanby M.R. Mullins

    BRILL 2003; US$ 226.00

    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. more...

  • Ideology and Christianity in Japanby Kiri Paramore

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Ideology and Christianity in Japan shows the major role played by Christian-related discourse in the formation of early-modern and modern Japanese political ideology. The book traces a history development of anti-Christian ideas in Japan from the banning of Christianity by the Tokugawa shogunate in the early 1600s, to the use of Christian... more...

  • Japanese Travellers in Sixteenth-Century Europeby Derek Massarella; J.F. Moran

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    In 1582 Alessandro Valignano, the Visitor to the Jesuit mission in the East Indies, sent four Japanese boys to Europe. Until the arrival of the embassy in Europe, the Euro-Japanese encounter had been almost exclusively one way: Europeans going to Japan. This book is an account of their travels, their long journeys out and back, and the 20 months in... more...

  • Rediscovering Japan, Reintroducing Christendomby Samuel Lee

    University Press of America 2010; US$ 64.99

    Japan's Christian history and cultural roots are examined from an alternative perspective. Lee analyzes cultural, religious and linguistic evidence to argue that Christianity was introduced to Japan through the Lost Tribes of Israel, converted to Christianity through the missionary efforts of the Assyrian Church of the East around A.D. 500. more...

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