This is part one of an eventual three part series on the rise and fall of Christianity in medieval Japan. This week, we’ll cover the background of events in Europe and Japan, as well as the arrival of the first Portuguese traders in the country.
Listen to the episode here.
Boxer, CR. The Christian Century in Japan.
Sansom, George. A History of Japan, Vol II (1336-1615).
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