Nestorian Christianity in Japan
Japan Times Article
Research about Ancient Israelite influence on Japanese Culture
Here is a personal picture that I took at a train station in Tokyo. As noted in the above article these ‘God boxes’ were similar to the ark of the covenant in many ways. As empires come and go throughout history it is interesting to find artifacts that seem to show Judeo-Christian influences in Japan. Here are some links to a Japanese Documentary about these influences in Japan:
God's Fingerprints in Japan 1
God's Fingerprints in Japan 2
I hope that these resources help to see Japan in a different light. Tell me what you think!