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  • Religious Affiliation in Contemporary Japan: Untangling the Enigma.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:3: 298-320.

    Based on a representative sample survey; deprivation is related to affiliation with new religions, socialization with Buddhism, the new religions, & Christianity.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Japan; Membership; New religions; Socialization; Christian, Japan; Buddhist, Japan
  • Christianity.
    Mullins, Mark R. (2004)
    In Paul L. Swanson and Clark Chilson (eds.) Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Japan; Japan
  • Christianity Made in Japan. A Study of Indigenous Movements.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1998)
    Honolulu: University of Hawai'I Press.

    Studies the independent Japanese Christian churches; ch. 7 describes the accommodation of Christianity to the Japanese commemoration of ancestral dead.

    Associated Search Terms: Accommodation; Ancestor; Death; Big tradition; Minor founder; Christian, Japan; Little tradition; Indigenization; Transplantation; Japan
  • Ideology and Utopianism in Wartime Japan. An Essay on the Subversiveness of Christian Eschatology.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1994)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 21:2/3: 261-280.

    Based on police reports in 1930s Japan, on apocalyptic-oriented Christians arrested for not participating in civil religious ceremonials.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Eschatology; Japan; Christian, Japan; Persecution
  • Japanese Religion and Society. Paradigms of Structure and Change.
    Davis, Winston (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Itoen; Anti-structure; Rebellion; New religions; Christian, Japan; Secularization; Historical; Pilgrimage; Buddhist, Japan; Modernization; Motive; Japan; Syncretism; Shinto; Protestant Ethic; Civil religion
  • Persective, magic, ancestors, and indigenous Christianity.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1991)
    Japan Christian Quarterly 57:1: 60-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan; Christian, Japan; Magic; Ancestor
  • Local Japanese Responses to Missionary Activities.
    Ashkenazi, Michael (1991)
    Social Compass 38:2: 141-154.

    Examination of responses to missions in a town in northeastern Japan; the Japanese resist what is strange, foreign, or marginal.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Japan; Missions; New religions; Japan, Yuzawa; Conversion; Christian, Japan
  • The Transplantation of Religion in Comparative Sociological Perspective.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1990)
    Japanese Religions 16:2: 43-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Transplantation; Migrant; Canada; Buddhist, Canada; Japan; Christian, Japan
  • Christianity: The Japanese Way.
    Caldarola, Carlo (1979)
    Leiden: E.J. Brill.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan; Mukyokai; Christian, Japan; Makuya
  • Secularization Theory and Japanese Christianity: The Case of the Nihon Kirisuto Kyodan.
    Reid, David (1976)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 6:1/2: 347-378.

    Uses David Martin's model of secularization to interpret a Japanese Christian church.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Japan; Nihon Kirisuto Kyodan; Japan; Secularization
  • Pacifism among Japanese Non-Church Christians.
    Caldarola, Carlo (1973)
    Journal of the American Academy of Religion 41:4: 506-519.

    Associated Search Terms: Peace/war; Japan; Christian, Japan; Makuya; Mukyokai
  • Japanese Reaction to the Institutional Church.
    Caldarola, Carlo (1972)
    Journal of Ecumenical Studies 9:3: 489-520.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Japan; Japan
  • The Makuya Movement in Japan.
    Caldarola, Carlo (1972)
    Japanese Religions 7:4: 18-34.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Japan; Japan; Makuya
  • Rural Missions. A Problem of Culture Inertia in Japan.
    Yoder Fred R. (1937)
    Sociology and Social Research 21:3: 213-216.

    Based on observation & studies as a rural sociologist in Japan; reviews reasons why the rural areas are not responsive to Christian missions.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Christian, Japan; Japan; Rural
  • Christianity as a Social Factor in Modern Japan.
    Faust, Allen Klein (1909)
    Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania. Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Steinman & Foltz.

    Descriptive account of the presence & impact of Christianity in Japan, by a former missionary.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions, Japan; Missions; Christian, Japan; Japan
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