Jan 17, 2013

Keep Christianity in perspective

Kevin Rafferty’s Jan. 7 article, “Christianity vs. secularism,” was lambasted by secularist Scott Mintz in his Jan. 13 letter, “Inequality in Christian nations.” Now I’ll lambaste Rafferty from the other side. Mintz starts off right in criticizing the “disjointed and aimless” nature of Rafferty’s ...

Christianity's long history in the margins

| Feb 24, 2009

Christianity's long history in the margins

by Mariko Kato

Prime Minister Taro Aso may be a proclaimed Christian, but as far as the spread of the faith among the populace, it finds only a marginal presence. Certain trappings of Christianity, however, have manifested themselves in modern Japan, particularly in terms of Christian-style weddings ...