Xavier's legacies : Catholicism in modern Japanese culture (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Xavier's legacies : Catholicism in modern Japanese culture

Author: Kevin Michael Doak
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2011.
Series: Asian religions and society series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

By exposing Catholicism's long-term influence in Japan, this volume disrupts conventional assumptions about tradition, modernity, and Christianity in the East and the West.


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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Michael Doak
OCLC Number: 988023791
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 217 p.) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: Catholicism, Modernity, and Japanese Culture / Kevin M. Doak1 Catholic Women Religious and Catholicism in Japan: 1872-1940 / Ann M. Harrington2 Toward a History of Christian Scientists in Japan / James R. Bartholomew3 Tanaka Kotaro and Natural Law / Kevin M. Doak4 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 Ikehara6 Crossing the Deep River: Endo Shusaku and the Problem of Religious Pluralism / Mark Williams7 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 Yamamoto9 Between Inculturation and Globalization: The Situation of Catholicism in Contemporary Japanese Society / Mark R. MullinsBibliographyContributorsIndex
Series Title: Asian religions and society series.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin M. Doak.


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Makes a much-needed contribution to the study of Christianity in Japan...Xavier's Legacies is a critical contribution and a must-read for serious students ofAsian social and religious studies in the Read more...

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