Bushido and Christianity (Paperback)

Bushido and Christianity By Mark Hague (Translator), Takemi Sasamori Cover Image
By Mark Hague (Translator), Takemi Sasamori
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Is Christianity compatible with the martial arts and the ancient samurai code of Bushido? The Reverend Sasamori Takemi, Methodist minister and pastor of the Komaba Eden Church in Tokyo, Japan and inheritor of three ancient martial arts traditions, unequivocally answers: "Yes " In Bushido and Christianity, the Rev. Sasamori weaves together elements Japanese history, lessons from the Bible, and his own personal experiences growing up in a samurai family to trace where Bushido, the martial arts, and Christianity intersect and shows how following these 'Ways' can lead to a more fulfilling life. The Rev. Sasmori had over forty years experience as a pastor and over seventy years of training in traditional Japanese martial arts. He was regularly featured in the media in Japan and was a sought-after lecturer on the connection between Bushido and Christianity worldwide. His life's mission was to bridge the cultural divide between East and West.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781533476678
ISBN-10: 1533476675
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: July 31st, 2016
Pages: 170
Language: English