Ward, Haruko

Dr. Haruko Nawata Ward

Dr. Haruko Nawata Ward

Professor of Church History

Phone: 404 687-4545

Fax: 404 377-9696

Email: WardH@CTSnet.edu

Office: E204 BLC / Box 37F

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Dr. Ward’s research interests include the age of Reformations, the Jesuits, encounters of cultures and religions, women and religious vocation, history of biblical interpretation, history of Christianity in Asia, and justice issues in Church history.

Education:

  • PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • MA, New York University
  • BFA, Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music

Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA)

Publications

Women Religious Leaders of Japan's Christian Century: 1549-1650. Series Women and Gender in the Early Modern World. Aldershot, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2009, book
“Nait? Julia and Women Catechists in the Jesuit Mission in Japan and the Philippines,” in Putting Names with Faces: Women’s Impact in Mission History, ed. Christine Lienemann-Perrin, Atola Longkumer, Afrie Songco Joye. Nashville: Abingdon, 2012, article
“Women in the Eyes of a Jesuit between the East Indies, New Spain and Early Modern Europe,” in Western Visions of the Far East in a Transpacific Age (1522—1671), ed. Christina H. Lee. Series Transculturalisms 1400-1700. Farnham, England and Burlingt, 2012, article
“Martyrdom and Religious Violence,” in T & T Clark Companion to Reformation Theology, ed. David M. Whitford. London; New York: T & T Clark, 2012, article
“Jesuits, Too: Jesuits, Women Catechists and Jezebels in Christian-Century Japan.” In The Jesuits II: Cultures, Sciences, and the Arts, 1540-1773, ed. John W. O’Malley et al. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006, article
“Women and Kirishitanban Literature: Translation, Gender and Theology in Early Modern Japan,” Early Modern Women: an Interdisciplinary Journal, v.7, 271-81., 2012, article
“Kirishitan Women Martyrs Resist: A Movement in the 16th and 17th Centuries,” The Commons, v. 3: 31-4., 2011, article
“Women Martyrs in Passion and Paradise,” Journal of World Christianity 3, no. 1 (2010): 47-66. Issue on Women and Christianity in East Asia., 2010, article
“Jesuit Encounters with Confucianism in Early Modern Japan,” The Sixteenth Century Journal 40, no. 4 (winter): 1045-67., 2009, article
“The ‘Christian Nuns’ of Early Modern Japan,” Portuguese Studies Review 13, no. 1-2: 411-48. Special Issue on Women in the Lusophone World in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period., 2007, article
“Women and the Confraternity of Misericórdia in the Early Modern Portuguese Seaborne Empire: Goa, Salvador da Bahia, Nagasaki.” Neue Zeitschrift für Missionswissenschaft 58, no. 4: 241-60., 2002, article
Contributor-“The Taste of a Nickel Coke: Stories of the Japanese American Women of the Internment.” In Asian Americans and Christian Ministry, edited by Inn Sook Lee and Timothy D. Son. Seoul, Korea: Voice Publishing, 9-33, 1999, article
Review of Christianity and Cultures: Japan & China in Comparison, 1543-1644, edited by M. Antoni J. ?çerler, S.J. Insitutum Historicum Societatis Iesu, 2009. In Monumenta Nipponica, 66-2., 2012, article
"Images of the Incarnation in the Jesuit Japan Mission's Kirishitanban Story of Virgin Martyr St. Catherine of Alexandria" in Image and Incarnation: the Early Modern doctrine of the Pictorial Image W. Melion and L. Wandel (ed.), 2015, article
"Japan and Europe: the Christian Century, 1549-1600," Oxford Bibliographies in Renaissance and Reformation, (ed. Margaret King), 2014, article
"The Christian 'Nuns' of Early Modern Japan" in Portuguese Studies Review 13, 2015, article
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