NCC Center for the Study of Japanese Religions, Kyoto Japanese
Archive of Lectures from the Past

Lectures in 2005

The Use of Occidental Mythology in a Modern Oriental Religion
The Case of Kofuku no Kagaku (Science of Happiness)
LECTURER: Dr. Franz Winter, Wien University, Dept. for Religious Studies, visiting researcher at the NCC Study Center.
TIME: Saturday, January 31, 2005: 18:00 – 20:00
PLACE: Seminar room of the NCC Study Center, Kyoto
ADMISSION: free

Lectures in 2004

Funeral Customs in Comparative Perspective
LECTURER: Prof. em. Mizugaki Wataru, Kyoto University
TIME: Friday, November 19, 2004: 14:00 – 15:20
PLACE: Meeting room of the Anglican Church in the Palace Side Hotel, Kyoto
ADMISSION: ¥2.000 (students ¥1.000) for the entire lecture series

Funeral Customs among the Kirishitan
(Japanese Christians of the 16/17th century)
LECTURER: Dr. Higashibaba Ikuo, Tenri University
TIME: Friday, November 19, 2004: 15:40 – 17:00
PLACE: Meeting room of the Anglican Church in the Palace Side Hotel, Kyoto
ADMISSION: ¥2.000 (students ¥1.000) for the entire lecture series

Funeral Customs in Japanese Folk Religion
LECTURER: Prof. em. Hinonishi, Mt. Koya University
TIME: Friday December 3, 2004: 14:00 – 15:20
PLACE: Meeting room of the Anglican Church in the Palace Side Hotel, Kyoto
ADMISSION: ¥2.000 (students ¥1.000) for the entire lecture series

Reflections on Christian Funeral Practices in Japan
Panel Discussion
PANELISTS: Rev. Hamaya (Anglican Church), Rev. Goto (United Church of Christ), Rev. Sugino (Baptist Church), Mr. Inoue and Prof. Yuki (both NCC Study Center)
TIME: Friday December 3, 2004: 15:40 – 17:00
PLACE: Meeting room of the Anglican Church in the Palace Side Hotel, Kyoto
ADMISSION: ¥2.000 (students ¥1.000) for the entire lecture series

Special Lecture Interreligious Studies in Japan Program (ISJP)

Possibilities of a “Japanese Theology?” – The Cases of Takizawa & Ebina
LECTURER: Prof. Terazono, Seinan University
TIME: Friday, November 5, 2004: 16:00 – 17:30
PLACE: NCC Study Center’s seminar room, Kyoto
ADMISSION: ¥1.000 (students ¥500)
NOTE: Lecture in Japanese language

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