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Christian corridors to Japan.

Joseph John Spae

Christian corridors to Japan.

by Joseph John Spae

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Published by Oriens Institute for Religious Research in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missions -- Japan,
  • Japan -- Church history

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination265 p.
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13526335M
    OCLC/WorldCa1017997

      'Don't Give Up on Japan' Post-disaster, Tokyo pastor Jonathan Wilson urges ‘outward-looking’ missions in reaching Japanese for Christ. Timothy C. Morgan J   This month, a dozen Christian landmarks in Japan—where just 1 percent of the population claims Christ—have been officially recommended to be named World Heritage sites.

      As Edwin Reischauer, son of Presby­terian missionaries to Japan and U.S. ambassador to Japan from to , put it: “Japan is not a Christian land in the normal sense, but Christianity is an important part of Japan as it exists today.” James Cogswell Black Mountain, N.C.   In Japan, the moment of truth for a Christian often comes during a funeral. At Buddhist funerals — which constitute around 90 percent of them in Japan — the custom is for mourners to pay their respects by bowing before the deceased and offering up .

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spae, Joseph John, Christian corridors to Japan. Tokyo: Oriens Institute for Religious Research, OCLC Number: Description: pages 27 cm: Contents: I.

Precathechetics for Japan --Japan's catechetical moment --Precatechesis in a third dimension --A precatechetical language --Pre-apologetics for Japan --Apologetics for Japan --A precatechumenate for Japan --A catechumenate for Japan --The restored liturgical catechumenate --Appendix 1: Man's meeting with Christ --Appendix 2.

Christian Corridors to Japan. By Joseph J. Spae. Tokyo: Oriens Institute for Religious Research,Footnotes, Index. $ - Volume 25 Issue 2 - John F. HowesCited by: 1.

Christianity Made in Japan draws on extensive field research to give an intriguing and sympathetic look behind the scenes and into the lives of the leaders and followers of several indigenous movements in Japan.

Focusing on the "native" response rather than Western missionary efforts and intentions, it presents varieties of new interpretations Cited by: Over 50 years of research on the subject by Joseph and his father culminated in the publishing of a book this year, "Jujika no kuni -- Nihon" (Japan: The Nation of the Cross), in which the authors tell the largely hidden story of early Christianity in Japan and introduce Christian sites throughout the nation.

A new book written by Jonathan Clements outlines the arrival of Christianity to Japan and the horrific suffering of believerss at the hand of their Japanese persecutors in the s. The Spiritual Need in Japan.

Most Japanese people have never met a Christian, seen a Bible, or even know about Jesus. In fact, less than 1 percent of Japan's million people claim to be Christians.

Even more staggering is the fact that within the next 20 years, half of the existing churches will close because they will have no pastor. Much has been written of the 'success' of the early missions to Japan during the decades immediately following the arrival of the first Jesuits in The subsequent 'failure' of the faith to put down roots strong enough to survive this initial wave of enthusiasm is discussed with equal alacrity.

The book is a thorough, exhaustive analysis of Japan's political, military, and social conditions leading up to the Pearl Harbor attack. I came away with a much greater understanding of why Japan decided to launch the sneak attack and go to war with the United States in Offering helpful insights on Japan and its culture, this short book outlines Japan's history and religions, and addresses questions and difficulties that Japanese may have about Christianity.

It includes some practical advice for Christians on sharing their faith with Japanese friends, as. This is the historical setting for the movie Silence, which takes place in during the height of the Christian persecution in Japan.

Two Jesuit priests from Portugal, Father Sebastião Rodrigues and Father Francisco Garrpe, secretly enter Japan in search of their mentor Father Cristóvão Ferreira (Neeson), who is purported to have apostatized.

Celebration of Hope in Fukushima, Japan | (Photo: BGEA). A new book, Christ's Samurai, tells the story of early Christianity in Japan during the feudal era in the 17th century, when some Christians were branded with hot irons, dipped repeatedly in boiling water and crucified, for being part of an uprising.

Believers were also straddled with straw coats made of grass and set on fire, says the. Many Japanese are looking forward to Pope Francis' visit to Japan on Saturday, including Shoji Fukahori, an year-old Christian priest and hibakusha in Hiroshima. Christian meekness had no place in a samurai’s heart.

“If someone hits you once, you hit him twice,” was the gospel according to Tose. The novel traces Nobuo’s gradual evolution from. Japan, too, will one day kneel at the name of Jesus.

Please pray that God will soon draw the hearts of Japan to Himself. And please back up those prayers with action, by either going to proclaim the good news of the gospel or by partnering with me or others who have committed to bring the hope of the gospel to this people with so little hope.

Librarian's tip: "Buddhism and Christianity in Japan" begins on p. 38 Read preview Overview Asian Voices in Christian Theology By Gerald H.

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Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of. A radical Jesus may seem out of reach to those who have grown up where the Church is part of the structure of power but, as a minority religion in Japan, Christianity wears a different face. “Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed.

And do no wrong or violence to the resident alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent. The book follows a group of dissolute Japanese youths in the mids, and is infused with themes of sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll. Murakami takes the reader on an unnerving journey through the minds and bodies of a set of friends whose main concerns are where they are going to get their next drug fix from.

"Jesus for Japan" is not a textbook, but a book where various concepts will engage people in different ways. I would suggest that you skim over This is an excellent book for anyone who is seriously interested in Japan, especially if you are interested in how Jesus could be presented to "secularly religious" Japanese people/5(3).

This book is the best overview of Christian history of Japan that I have read. Finding books that cover not only the 16 th century, but also post World War 2 is difficult.

I choose this rating because I gained such a large amount of information from the book/5(10).Christianity in Japan is among the nation's minority religions. Less than 1 percent of the population claims Christian belief or affiliation. Most large Christian denominations, including Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, and Orthodox Christianity, are represented in Japan today.

Since the mids, the majority of Japanese people are of the Shinto or Buddhist faith. While the first Christian missionary came to the island aroundCatholicism was subsequently banned in by the “Bateren-tsuiho-rei” (the Purge Directive Order to the Jesuits) issued by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Imperial Regent of Japan.

Christianity and powerful missionaries were viewed as a threat to the recently unified country.