H-Shukyo (the Japanese term for "religion") is an international network dedicated to the scholarly discussion of Japanese religions. It is open to graduate students and professionals working on the academic study of Japanese religions.

H-Shukyo is currently looking for new editors to take over the network and take an active role in developing new online materials and resources for the field. We also looking for contributors, bloggers, discussants, resources gatherers, etc. If you are interested in helping build this site, please contact Patrick Cox, H-Net's Vice-President for Networks, at vp-net@mail.h-net.msu.edu.

Recent Content

[Call for Papers] CIR Seminar for the Study of Japanese Culture and Religion 2017

Center for Information on Religion (hereafter CIR) host a seminar for the Study of Japanese Culture and Religion in Japanese for non-Japanese-native graduate students coming June in Tokyo.  The seminar calls for the papers of the well-motivated students who hope to have presentation and discussion with other participants in Japanese.


Emily Anderson
Erik Schicketanz

Schicketanz on Anderson, 'Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan: Empire for God'

Emily Anderson. Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan: Empire for God. London: Bloomsbury, 2014. 328 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-0856-0.

Reviewed by Erik Schicketanz (The University of Tokyo)
Published on H-Shukyo (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Orion Klautau

The Search of Japanese Protestants for their Place in the Empire