Japan's modern prophet : Uchimura Kanzô, 1861-1930 (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Japan's modern prophet : Uchimura Kanzô, 1861-1930

Japan's modern prophet : Uchimura Kanzô, 1861-1930

Author: John F Howes
Publisher: Vancouver, C.-B. : UBC Press, [2008], ©2005.
Series: Asian religions and society series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Charts the introduction of Christianity to Japan through the life of Uchimura Kanzo, was one of Japan's foremost thinkers, whose ideas influenced contemporary novelists, statesmen, reformers, and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Named Person: Uchimura Kanzo; Uchimura Kanzo
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John F Howes
OCLC Number: 757042475
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 5 déc. 2008).
Awards: Winner of Canada-Japan Literary Award, Canada Council for the Arts 2006 (Canada)
Winner of Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine 2006 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: PrefaceIntroductionPart 1: I Refuse1 Education of a Meiji Samurai2 Budding Civil Servant3 Birth of a Writer4 Justification of Self and of Nation5 Out into the WorldPart 2: The Pact with God6 With Luther Presiding7 The Taught8 The Teaching: Christianity and the Bible9 The Teaching: Institutions and Individuals10 The Last ChancePart 3: I Am Not11 Christ Is Coming12 The Bible and Japan13 The Sage14 Telling Off the West15 Maturing Vipers16 What Is Mukyokai?Conclusion: Uchimura Kanzo in HistoryNotesSelected BibliographyIndex
Series Title: Asian religions and society series
Responsibility: John F. Howes.


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This long-awaited critical biography of Uchimura, by John Howes, professor emeritus of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia, represents over fifty years of dedicated study ... The book Read more...

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