Handbook of Japanese Christian Writers Table of Contents

  1. Prophet of the Inner Life: Kitamura Tōkoku (Michael Brownstein) 

  2. Shimazaki Tōson and Christianity: When the Cherries Ripen in the Taishō Period (Irina Holca)

  3. Arishima Takeo and Christianity (Leith Morton)

  4. Akutagawa Ryūnosuke: A Christian Life (Miyasaka Satoru; Mark Williams, trans.)

  5. Incarnation of the Christian Faith in the Poetry of Yagi Jūkichi (Yamane Michihiro; Mark Williams, trans.)

  6. Hori Tatsuo: The Cross Dyed in Bloody Red and the Little Gods of Ancient Times (Massimiliano Tomasi)

  7. Nagai Takashi on Divine Providence and Christian Self-Surrender: Towards a New Understanding of hansai (Anthony Haynes)

  8. Dazai Osamu: His Wrestle with the Bible (Nagahama Takuma; Van C. Gessel, trans.)

  9. Shiina Rinzō: His Two Visages (Nagahama Takuma; Van C. Gessel, trans.)

  10. From out of the Depths: Shimao Toshio’s Literary Response to Adversity (Mark Williams)

  11. Yasuoka Shōtarō and Christianity: From Postwar “Emptiness” to Religious Longing (Yamane Ibuki; Van C. Gessel, trans.)

  12. Miura Ayako and the Human Face of Faith (Philip Gabriel)

  13. Endō Shūsaku and the Compassionate Companionship of Christ (Van C. Gessel)

  14. Ogawa Kunio: Renewal of Faith and Identity in his Seishomono (Bible Stories) (Ryota Sakurai)

  15. Kaga Otohiko: In Search of What Lies Beyond Death (Imai Mari; Van C. Gessel, trans.)

  16. Sono Ayako: Amor Vincit Omnia (Kevin Doak)

  17. Takahashi Takako: Drawing Closer to God Through Literature (Sekino Miho)

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