Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Kakure Kirishitan

Reader "hoihoi51" sends along an amazing short documentary — Hidden Christians - Japan — and a picture, saying, "You can see like this one everywhere in Japan:"

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Blogger hoihoi51 said...

I told there are might be connectino of ancien israel..
buddhism entered Japan 1500 years ago from india.
why was Christianity delayed almost 1000 years after Buddhism.
Dont you think it is something strange?^^
is is said there are many Nestorianism shinto shrine in Japan
i think Christianity enter Japan before
1500AD ,too
Japanese decendants in spain
may be this one is interesting
The Return of the Barbarians

1:52 PM  
Blogger The Western Confucian said...

I also believe Nestorianism made it as far as Japan. We know it made it to China, and there is also evidence of its existence in Silla Korea.

6:50 PM  

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