Sustained by dreams of glorious martyrdom, a seventeenth-century Purtuguese missionary in Japan administers to the outlawed Christians until Japanese authorities capture him and force him to watch the torture of his followers, promising to stop if he will renounce Christ.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Pastor_Doug - LibraryThing
I picked this up because I heard it was a good exploration of the (so-called) “problem of evil”; that it is, indeed. It helps that the writer was non-Western, although a Catholic. Whether you’re a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - technodiabla - LibraryThing
Not my favorite Endo novel but ok. It tells the story of 2 Portugese priests who travel as missionaries in 17th century Japan, a time of when Christians were tortured and forced to deny their God. The ... Read full review