JAPAN’S CHRISTIANS MIGHT BE HIDDEN, BUT THEIR FAITH IS STRONG

JAPAN’S CHRISTIANS MIGHT BE HIDDEN, BUT THEIR FAITH IS STRONG

JAPAN’S CHRISTIANS MIGHT BE HIDDEN, BUT THEIR FAITH IS STRONG JAPAN’S : HOW JAPANESE CHRISTIANS HAVE MANAGED TO CAMOUFLAGE THEIR CHRISTIANITY. The first taste of Christianity to the Land of the Rising Sun came in the form of St. Francis Xavier who came over from India in 1549 with three Japanese who had converted to Roman Catholicism. Jesuits who arrived later enjoyed the patronage of Oda Nobanuga, a powerful warlord and one of the first to attempt to unify all of Japan. They were allowed to carry out their activities…

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