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Meiji at 150

Meiji at 150 Podcast, Episode 059, Dr. Garrett Washington (University of Massachusetts-Amherst) Washington, Garrett; Grunow, Tristan


In this episode, Dr. Washington reinserts Christianity into the history of the Meiji Restoration, detailing the activities of early missionaries to proselytize while promoting Japanese modernization. We discuss the illegality of Christianity and the Hidden Christians in Nagasaki in the early Meiji Period, the impact of Christian values on Japanese women, and the hybridized worship spaces constructed by Japanese Christian congregations.

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