Published January 17, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||312|
This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigationPages: The claims of Japan and Malaysia upon Christendom, exhibited in notes of voyages made in , from Canton, in the ship Morrison and brig Himmaleh by King, C. W ; Lay, G. Tradescant, fl. Pages: Get this from a library! The claims of Japan and Malaysia upon Christendom exhibited in notes of voyages made in , from Canton, in the ship Morrison and brig Himmaleh,. [C W King; G Tradescant Lay;]. In Rediscovering Japan, Reintroducing Christendom Japan's unvoiced Christian history and cultural roots are examined from an alternative perspective. It is commonly believed that Christianity was introduced to Japan by the Spanish and Portuguese missionaries during the s; however, Samuel Lee draws on various forms of cultural, religious and linguistic Cited by: 2.
This book is very problematic to say the least. The central argument is that as there are ties between Jewish and Japanese culture and the influence of the Church of the East dates to CE, the history of Christianity in Japan is much longer than originally presumed and the approach missionaries should take towards Japan and Japanese culture needs to be 4/5. The historical portion of the book ends with an analysis and discussion of 21st century Japanese society. Lastly, in Rediscovering Japan, Reintroducing Christendom, Samuel Lee questions the missiological methods of Western Christianity and advocates an approach based in dialogue between Christianity and other cultures. Background. Portuguese shipping arrived in Japan in , and Catholic missionary activities in Japan began in earnest around , performed in the main by Portuguese-sponsored Jesuits until Spanish-sponsored Franciscans and Dominicans gained access to Japan. Of the 95 Jesuits who worked in Japan up to , 57 were Portuguese, 20 were Spaniards and 18 Italian. Start studying Japan. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
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. The first edition of The Next Christendom has been hailed as a landmark in our understanding of modern Christianity. In this new and substantially expanded second edition, Jenkins continues to illuminate the remarkable expanion of Christianity in the global South--in Africa, Asia, and Latin America--as well as the clash betwen Islam and Christianity since Brand: Oxford University Press. In "Rediscovering Japan, Reintroducing Christendom," Japan's unvoiced Christian history and cultural roots are examined from an alternative perspective. It is commonly believed that Christianity was introduced to Japan by the Spanish and Portuguese missionaries during the s; however, Samuel Lee draws on various forms of cultural, religious and linguistic . Contact: Dr. Samuel Lee, + MEDIA ADVISORY, March 17 /Christian Newswire/ -- In Rediscovering Japan, Reintroducing Christendom Japan's unvoiced Christian history and cultural roots are.