Xavier's Legacies: Catholicism in Modern Japanese Culture (Asian Religions and Society)

Xavier's Legacies: Catholicism in Modern Japanese Culture (Asian Religions and Society)

By: Kevin Michael Doak (editor)Hardback

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This volume will be of interest to students and scholars of Japan studies, Christianity, and comparative religion.

About Author

Kevin M. Doak is the Nippon Foundation Chair in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Georgetown University. He is co-editor of the Journal of Japanese Studies and sits on the executive board of the Society for Japanese Studies. Contributors: James R. Bartholomew, Kevin M. Doak, Ann M. Harrington, Mariko Ikehara, Mark R. Mullins, Toshiko Sunami, Mark Williams, Yoshihisa Yamamoto, and Yoshimitsu Yoshihiko (with Charles C. Campbell)


Introduction: Catholicism, Modernity, and Japanese Culture / Kevin M. Doak 1 Catholic Women Religious and Catholicism in Japan: 1872-1940 / Ann M. Harrington 2 Toward a History of Christian Scientists in Japan / James R. Bartholomew 3 Tanaka Kotaro and Natural Law / Kevin M. Doak 4 Catholicism and Contemporary Man / Yoshimitsu Yoshihiko (translated and annotated by Kevin M. Doak and Charles C. Campbell) 5 Kanayama Masahide: Catholicism and Mid-Twentieth-Century Japanese Diplomacy / Mariko Ikehara 6 Crossing the Deep River: Endo Shusaku and the Problem of Religious Pluralism / Mark Williams 7 An Essay on Sono Ayako / Toshiko Sunami (translated and annotated by Kevin M. Doak) 8 The Theory and Practice of Inculturation by Father Inoue Yoji: From Panentheism to Namu Abba / Yoshihisa Yamamoto 9 Between Inculturation and Globalization: The Situation of Catholicism in Contemporary Japanese Society / Mark R. Mullins Bibliography Contributors Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774820219
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780774820219
  • weight: 460
  • ISBN10: 0774820217

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