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Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, Number 34, Volume 2, 2007

"Ōjōyōshū, Nihon Ōjō Gokuraku-ki", and the Construction of Pure Land Discourse in Heian Japan [249–70]
Rhodes, Robert F.

Exemplary Lives: Form and Function in Pure Land Sacred Biography [271–303]
Bathgate, Michael

Eulogizing Kūya as More than a Nenbutsu Practitioner: A Study and Translation of the “Kūyarui” [304–27]
Chilson, Clark

Biography as Scripture: “Ōjōden” in India, China, and Japan [328–50]
Blum, Mark L.

In Her Likeness: Female Divinity and Leadership at Medieval Chūgūji [351–92]
Meeks, Lori R.

Horses, Dragons, and Disease in Nara Japan [393–415]
Como, Michael

Merōfu Kannon and Her Veneration in Zen and Imperial Circles in Seventeenth-Century Japan [416–42]
Fister, Patricia

Review of: Gregory P. A. Levine, Daitokuji: “The Visual Cultures of a Zen Monastery” [443–7]
Fowler, Sherry

Review of: James L. Ford, “Jōkei and Buddhist Devotion in Early Medieval Japan” [448–52]
Rhodes, Robert F.

Review of: Stephen G. Covell, “Japanese Temple Buddhism: Worldliness in a Religion of Renunciation” [452–5]
Rowe, Mark

Review of: William R. Lindsey. “Fertility and Pleasure: Ritual and Sexual Values in Tokugawa Japan” [456–8]
Eubanks, Charlotte

Review of: Bernhard Scheid and Mark Teeuwen, ed., “The Culture of Secrecy in Japanese Religion” [458–63]
Payne, Richard K.

Review of: Richard K. Payne, ed., “Tantric Buddhism in East Asia” [463–7]
Whelan, Christal

Review of: Maria Rodríguez del Alisal, Peter Ackerman, and Dolores P. Martinez, ed., “Pilgrimages and Spiritual Quests in Japan” [467–70]
Ambros, Barbara

Review of: John P. Keenan, “The Wisdom of James: Parallels with Mahāyāna Buddhism” [470–4]
Yong, Amos

Review of: John D’Arcy May, “Transcendence and Violence: The Encounter of Buddhist, Christian and Primal Traditions” [474–7]
Yong, Amos



Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, Number 34, Volume 1, 2007
Christians in Japan
Guest Editors: Mark Mullins and Peter Nosco

Editors’ Introduction: Christians in Japan [1–7]
Mullins, Mark R., and Peter Nosco

The Conversion of Hideyoshi’s Daughter Gō [9–25]
Kitagawa, Tomoko

Journey to the West [27–66]
Elisonas, J. S. A.

The Brotherhoods (Confrarias) and Lay Support for the Early Christian Church in Japan [67–84]
Costa, João Paulo Oliveira e Costa

The Experiences of Christians During the Underground Years and Thereafter [85–97]
Nosco, Peter

Nitobe Inazō and the Sapporo Band: Reflections on the Dawn of Protestant Christianity in Early Meiji Japan [90–126]
Oshiro, George M.

Christian Prophecy in Japan: Uchimura Kanzō [127–150]
Howes, John F.

Toward a Modern Belief: Modernist Protestantism and Problems of National Religion in Meiji Japan [151–175]
Nirei, Yosuke

Christianity and Gender Relationships in Japan: Case Studies of Marriage and Divorce in Early Meiji Protestant Circles [177–201]
Ballhatchet, Helen

Tamura Naoomi’s “The Japanese Bride”: Christianity, Nationalism, and Family in Meiji Japan [203–228]
Anderson, Emily

Japanese Immigrants and their Christian Communities in North America: A Case Study of the Fukuinkai, 1877–1896 [229–244]
Yoshida Ryo

Review of: John F. Howes, “Japan’s Modern Prophet: Uchimura Kanzō” [245–246]
Howard, Yoshiko