|Publication Date: 15 Sep 2016|
|Publisher: SPCK Publishing|
|Page Count: 256|
|Author: John Dougill|
|ISBN-13: 9780281075522, 9780281075539|
In Search of Japan's Hidden Christians
For seven generations, Japan’s ‘Hidden Christians’ preserved a faith that was forbidden on pain of death. Just as remarkably, descendants of the Hidden Christians continue to practise their beliefs today, refusing to rejoin the Catholic Church. Why? And what is it about Japanese culture that makes it so resistant to Western Christianity?
In Search of Japan’s Hidden Christians is one of the most compelling books on Japan in recent years. The story of Japan’s Hidden Christians is one of the least known and most interesting aspects of Japanese history, and Dougill brings the story to life brilliantly.
‘Eloquently written, with surprises around every corner, In Search of Japan’s Hidden Christians is an engaging read.’