JMJ 2015 autumn


The JAPAN MISSION JOURNAL (JMJ) is the only Catholic publication in English dealing exclusively with all facets of evangelization and inculturation of Christianity in Japan. It approaches Christian mission from an Asian perspective. JMJ boasts a history of 60 years.

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英文/季刊(年4回発行)72ページ、年間定期購読 4,400円(税・送料込) ISSN1344-7297

2015 autumn  VOL. 69 , NO.3



Takayanagi Shun’ichi

For a New Mission Strategy in Secularized Japan



Tiburtius Heli

Spiritual Direction for Japanese Youth



Alfons Deeken

Christianity and Humor



Peter C. Phan

Francis, a Pope for Asia?



Joseph S. O’Leary

Robert Magliola on Buddhist-Christian Dialogue



Kato Satoshi

Pathology in the Aftermath of the Great East
Japan Earthquake



John T. Brinkman

The Launch of Laudato si’



James Harry Morris

Christianity, Martyrdom, and Pilgrimage in
Ōkago Village



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Published four times a year, JMJ features:
In-depth analysis of Japan's socio-culturally and religious situation from a Christian perspective.
Articles by Japanese and non-Japanese Church workers and scholars.
Book reviews of Japanese and world-wide publications relevant to the apostolate.

JMJ presents easy-to-read, down-to-earth report on Christian education, liturgy, catechetics, ecumenical, literary, and interreligious topics. It features and reports on important Church documents.

In the past, JMJ has helped pioneer cross-cultural discussion on such crucial topics as ancestor veneration, Zen meditation, the meaning and role of Shinto customs, the writings of Endo Shusaku and other Christian authors, and the like.
JMJ has now entered the third millennium, focusing upon the Specific problems the Church is facing today, particularly in the Asian context of the triple dialogue with cultures, with other religious traditions, and with the immense multitude of the poor.

JMJ is a useful tool for both libraries and personal reference.
It may be ordered from
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