The Role of Christian Women during “Christian Age” in Japan. Hosokawa Garasha
A. O. Akinshin
The Fathers-Jesuits’ letters mention Japanese Christian women. They are described as laity preachers, nuns, who made a vow of chastity, prioresses, and leaders of fraternities. They described women who sheltered priests-refugees and those who were tortured, holy martyrs. The lives of 4 Japanese Christian women are described one of them is famous Hosokawa Garasha.
Japan, Christianity, Jesuits, Japanese Christian women, martyrdom, Hosokawa Garasha, Catholic Japanese women-saints