- Christ Church, Yokohama, and its First Incumbent: Michael Buckworth Bailey, 1862-1872
- British Bible Societies and the Translation of the Bible into Japanese in the Nineteenth Century
- Lionel Berners Cholmondeley: A Chaplain in Tokyo, 1887-1921
- Walter Dening (1846-1913) and Japan
- Samuel Heaslett, 1875-1947: Missionary and Bishop
- Arhtur Lloyd (1852-1911) and Japan: Dancing with Amida
- Mountaineering in Japan: British Pioneers and the Pre-war Japanese Alpine Club
- The Archdeacon and the Bishop: Alexander Croft Shaw, Edward Bickersteth, and Meiji Japan
- Mountain High and Valley Low: Walter Weston (1861-1940) and Japan
Christ Church was the first Protestant church in Yokohama, opening its doors in 1863. This portrait details the establishment of the church and the life of its first encumbent, Michael Buckworth Bailey.
The aim of the British Bible Societies was to encourage the circulation of the Bible in as many languages as possible. This essay details the translation efforts in Japan of both the New and Old Testaments in the late 19th century.
This portrait considers the missionary efforts and chaplaincy of Lionel Berners Cholmondeley (1887-1921) throughout Japan, and his close links with the private world of British diplomats in Tokyo as Chaplian for the British legation.
This essay details the two halves of Walter Dening's (1846-1913) career in Japan, first as a missionary with the CMS, and later as an agnostic teacher and journalist, when he became one of the best informed Western authorities on Meiji religious and literary thought.
This essay considers how the missionary career of Samuel Heaslett (1875-1947) - his experiences and struggles - mirrors the general decline of British influence in Japan.
Arthur Lloyd (1852-1911) is best known as a missionary, teacher, author and pioneer in the study of Japanese Buddhism. He is also regarded - along with David Murray and Guido Verbeck - as one of.the pioneers of Japan's modern educational system.
British mountaineers had a significant influence on the development of climbing as a leisure sport in Japan and on Japanese climbers associated with the Japanese Alpine Club. This essay assesses that influence and the growth of mountaineering in Japan.
Alexander Croft Shaw (1848-1902) and Edward Bickersteth (1850-97) strove to bring Japanese and British together on terms of equality in the religious sphere, and this essay details their contribution towards the establishment and growth of the Anglican church in Meiji Japan.
This chapter covers the life of Walter Weston (1861-1940) an Anglican clergyman who is also responsible for pioneering mountain climbing as a popular leisure sport in Japan.