By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist TOKYO, JAPAN (BosNewsLife Columns)-- A forthcoming film from famed director Martin Scorsese is set to confront the movie-going public with the persecution of Christians. It's “Silence,” based on the celebrated 1966 historical novel by Japanese Christian writer Shusaku Endo, who was nominated for the Nobel Prize.
By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Correspondent TOKYO/TAIPEI (BosNewsLife)-- Renowned movie director Martin Scorsese has released initial details of his forthcoming movie “Silence,” about the persecution of Japanese Christians in the 17th century, and God’s perceived silence in suffering.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TOKYO/NEW DELHI (BosNewsLife)-- America's largest Christian aid and evangelistic groups are among those rushing to Japan after Japanese churches appealed for help amid fears of a major nuclear disaster and further aftershocks in a country already coping with the aftermath of its strongest earthquake on record and subsequent tsunami.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service
TOKYO, JAPAN (BosNewsLife)-- Churches in areas impacted by Japan's worst earthquake on record and tsunami have reportedly lost pastors and Christians were still searching for other believers unaccounted for Friday, March 18, while Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan warned that a major nuclear crisis may further complicate rescue operations.