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Book Announcement: Christianity and the Modern Woman in East Asia

Christianity and the Modern Woman in East Asia  Editor: Garrett L. Washington This edited volume explores the complex roles that Christian ideas and institutions played in the construction of modern womanhood in East Asia. While contributing to gender dynamics that … Continue reading

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Resource: Laures Kirishitan Bunko Database

For those interested in the premodern and/or the history Christianity and its connections to Japan, Sophia University in Tokyo has a fascinating database that’s worth looking into. A digital archive of the rare books of Johannes Laures, S.J., the collection contains as many … Continue reading

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Workshop: The History of Christianity in East Asia at the University of Minnesota

Call for Applications for an International Workshop on the History of Christianity in East Asia at the University of Minnesota The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco in collaboration with the James Ford Bell … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Myōtei Dialogues: A Japanese Christian Critique of Native Traditions

The Myōtei Dialogues A Japanese Christian Critique of Native Traditions http://www.brill.com/products/book/myotei-dialogues The Myōtei Dialogues is the first complete English translation one of the most important works of early Japanese Christianity. Fukansai Habian’s Myōtei mondō (1605) presents a sharp critique of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan

SOAS STUDIES IN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY JAPAN Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan.  Emily Anderson October 2014 Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan explores how Japanese Protestants engaged with the unsettling changes that resulted from Japan’s emergence as a world … Continue reading

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