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Christianity and Buddhism: Which is better for Japan?

In his novel Silence, Shusaku Endo depicts the enmity between Japan’s native religions, namely Buddhism, and Christianity, the Western religion floundering in the “swamp of Japan”. Throughout the novel, it seems as though Christianity is only causing trouble for the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Actions speak louder than words

Firstly, I think it important to touch on the film as a series as opposed to an individual film, because I think it’s difficult to understand many of the themes of the third without reference to the second. I think … Continue reading Continue reading

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