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The Kakure Kirishitan of Japan

a study of their development, beliefs and rituals to the present day

by Stephen Turnbull

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Published by Japan Library in Richmond, Surrey .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Church history

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Turnbull.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV3445.2 .T87 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 296 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL107666M
      ISBN 101873410700
      LC Control Number99225919
      OCLC/WorldCa38938072

      This volume is by the author ofThe Kakure Kirishitan of Japan: A study of their development, beliefs and rituals to the present day, widely seen as the landmark study on this subject. Stephen Turnbull here brings together in two volumes the most significant scholarly writings on Japan's hidden Christians published in recent times, encompassing a span of some years of the Christian Reviews: 1. Christian martyrs and the sacred places of the Kakure Kirishitan -- 6. The Kakure worship calendar and the role of prayer -- 7. The structure of Kakure worship and the significance of the communal meal -- 8. The spirit world and the Kakure Kirishitan -- 9. Death, ancestors and the Kakure Kirishitan -- The Kakure in Context -- App. 1.

      Christianity today is the biggest religious minority in Japan consisting almost 2% of the population. The history of this religion started with the arrival of Iberian missionaries, first Spanish then Portuguese and became an important chapter in the.   First major study in English of the Japanese 'hidden' Christians - the Kakure Kirishitan, who chose to remain separate from the Catholic Church when religious toleration was granted in - and the development of the faith and rituals from the 16th century to the present : Stephen Turnbull.

      Get this from a library! The Kakure Kirishitan of Japan: a study of their development, beliefs and rituals to the present day. [Stephen R Turnbull] -- First major study in English of the Japanese 'hidden' Christians - the Kakure Kirishitan, who chose to remain separate from the Catholic Church when religious toleration was granted in - and the. For about two and a half centuries, a Japanese group from the Nagasaki and Amakusa regions maintained its Catholic faith and local syncretism in the face of national prohibition and risk of death. This article seeks to identify the historical.


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They are Japan's Kakure Kirishitan or "Hidden Christians." The Kakure Kirishitan were once an estimatedin number. They were those who, newly infused with the Catholic faith four centuries ago, took their religion underground to escape persecution, torture and death.

The Catholic faith was brought to Japan in by the great Jesuit. The Kakure Kirishitan and Their Place in Japan’s Religious Tradition Ann M. Harrington For more than two hundred and fifty years, while Japan was relatively isolated from the Western world and Chris­ tianity was strictly forbidden by the Tokugawa Bakufu, a small group of Japanese.

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The Kakure Kirishitan ofJapan is a thoughtful book that contains a wealth of informa­ tion. It should be read by anyone interested in questions of faith, Christian theology, Christian history, missiology, or Japanese religions. Read "The Kakure Kirishitan of Japan A Study of Their Development, Beliefs and Rituals to the Present Day" by Stephen Turnbull available from Rakuten Kobo.

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RoutledgeCurzon. ISBN Higashibaba, Ikuo (). Christianity in Early Modern Japan: Kirishitan Belief and Practice. Brill Academic Publishers. ISBN Elisonas, Jurgis S. "Journey to the West".

The Kakure Kirishitan are the descendants of the communities who maintained the Christian faith in Japan as an underground church during the time of persecution, and then chose to remain separate from the Catholic Church when religious toleration was granted in   But some of Japan's kakure kirishitan, or "hidden Christians," have remained closeted for nearly 4 1/2 centuries — long after the threat of persecution had lifted.

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The Kakure Kirishitan, or "hidden Christians," had practiced their religion in secret for several hundred years.

Sometime after their visit the priest received a copy of the Kakure bible, the Tenchi Hajimari no Koto, "Beginning of Heaven and Earth," an intriguing amalgam of Bible stories, Japanese fables, and Roman Catholic doctrine/5(6). First major study in English of the Japanese 'hidden' Christians - the Kakure Kirishitan, who chose to remain separate from the Catholic Church when religious toleration was granted in - and the development of the faith and rituals from the 16th century to the present day.Kakure Kirishitan are those who continued the belief and custom nurtured by Hidden Christians during the ban on Christianity even after the lifting of the ban in the latter half of the 19 th century.

For more details, please access the web page ‘Introduction to the Hidden Christians’.Kirishitan, (from Portuguese cristão, “Christian”), in Japanese history, a Japanese Christian or Japanese Christianity, specifically relating to Roman Catholic missionaries and converts in 16th- and 17th-century Japanese Christianity is known as Kirisuto-kyō.

Christian missionaries led by Francis Xavier entered Japan inonly six years after the first Portuguese traders.