Rediscovering Japan, Reintroducing Christendom: Two Thousand Years of Christian History in Japan

Rediscovering Japan, Reintroducing Christendom: Two Thousand Years of Christian History in Japan

by Samuel Lee
     
 

Japan's Christian history and cultural roots are examined from an alternative perspective. Lee analyzes cultural, religious and linguistic evidence to argue that Christianity was introduced to Japan through the Lost Tribes of Israel, converted to Christianity through the missionary efforts of the Assyrian Church of the East around A.D. 500.See more details below

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Japan's Christian history and cultural roots are examined from an alternative perspective. Lee analyzes cultural, religious and linguistic evidence to argue that Christianity was introduced to Japan through the Lost Tribes of Israel, converted to Christianity through the missionary efforts of the Assyrian Church of the East around A.D. 500.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761849490
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Foreword Eleanor Holmes Norton ix

1 Introduction: An Administered System of Government Ronald Walters 1

Politics

2 Home Rule for the District of Columbia Michael K. Fauntroy 21

3 Water Washington: Mayor of the Last Colony Toni-Michelle C. Travis 45

4 Marion Barry, Jr.: A Politician for the Times Wilmer J. Leon III 61

5 Sharon Pratt Kelly: The Reform Mayor Toni-Michelle C. Travis 87

6 The High Tide of Pragmatic Black Politics: Mayor Anthony Williams and the Suppression of Black Interests Daryl B. Harris 103

Public Polity

7 The Mayor as the Head School Master ReShone L. Moore 121

8 Can Washington, D.C., Youth Speak? Youth, Educations, and Race in the Political Socialization Process Darwin Fishman 137

9 Banished: Housing Policy in the District of Columbia and the Struggle of Working Families Willilam G. Jones 157

10 Democracy and Its Impact on Rehabilitative Resources in the District of Columbia Kevin L.Glasper 181

11 The Dynamics of Poverty in the District of Columbia Angelyn Flowers 205

12 Communicaiting Liberation in Washington, D.C. Jared A. Ball 225

13 Conclusion Ronald Walters Toni-Michelle C. Travis 255

Index 263

About the Authors 277

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