YASUKATA Toshimasa

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Name
YASUKATA Toshimasa
Affiliation
Hokkai-Gakuen University
Section
Faculty of Humanities (Day Course), Department of English and Cultures
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Vanderbilt University(U.S.A.)), Litt.D.(Kyoto University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1980
   
 
Junior Research Fellow at the Japan Foundation
 
 
   
 
for the Promotion of Science
 
1985
 - 
1987
Junior Research Fellow at the Japan Foundation
 
 
   
 
for the Promotion of Science
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1980
Graduate School, Division of Letters, Kyoto University
 
 
 - 
1985
History of Christian Thought, Graduate Department of Religion, Vanderbilt University
 
 
 - 
1975
Faculty of Literature, Kyoto University
 

Awards & Honors

 
1987
The Annual Award of the Japanese Association for Religions Studies
 

Published Papers

 
Lessing's Christianity: Biographically Considered
YASUKATA Toshimasa
Journal of Christian Studies   (33) 169-190   Dec 2013   [Invited]
Bultmann Reconsidered: Reexamination of the Concept of Existentialist "Historicity"
YASUKATA Toshimasa
Journal of Christian Studies   (32) 33-56   Dec 2012   [Refereed][Invited]
Ernst Troeltsch as the Systematic Theologian of Radical Historicality
YASUKATA Toshimasa
Vanderbilt University Ph.D. Dissertation      May 1985   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Making a New Inquiry into the "Humanities"
YASUKATA Toshimasa
(3) 245-253   Oct 2015   [Invited]
The Encounter between Japanese Intellects and Troeltsch: A Historical Review
Toshimasa Yasukata
Mitteilungen der Ernst-Troeltsch-Gesellschaft   (3) 18-37   1985
Geschichtsgestaltung:Troeltsch-Deutung in Japan
Mitteilanten der Erust-Troeltsch-Gesellschaft   (12) 223-230   1999
Troeltsch and the Idea of 'Christian Studies' (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
The Journal of ChristianStudies   (25) 191-212   2005
Troeltsch and the Problem of "Historismus" (1) (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
Annual Bulletin of the New Humanities   (2) 6-83   2005
Troeltsch and the Problem of "Historismus" (2) (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
Annual Bulletin of the New Humanities   (3) 36-111   2006
Eschatology and Mysticism in Sebastian Franck (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
Studies in Culture   (30) 35-70   2005
The Shadow of Lessing in Contemporary Theology (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
The Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of Christianity and Culture (Tohoku Gakuin University)   (22) 1-36   2004
H. Richard Niebuhr's Theory on American culture (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
The Bulletin of Seigakuin University General Research Institute   (28) 143-181   2004
The Basic Thought of Sebastian Franck (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
Theological Studies in Japan   (42) 36-58   2003
The Fourth Faith in Sebastian Franck (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
The Yearbook of the Japanese Society of Luther Studies   (3) 33-53   2002
Troeltsch and Sebastian Franck (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
The Jouranal of Christian Studies   (20) 21-45   2000
Search for Truth in Lessing (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
The Jouranal of Christian Studies   (18) 153-174   1998
Lessing's Concept of God (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
Theological Studies in Japan   (37) 9-32   1998
Lessing as a Proponent of Modern Dialectical Theism
Toshimasa Yasukata
Studies in Culture   (36) 85-100   2007
August Boeckh and Philology (in Japanese)
Toshimasa Yasukata
Studies in Culture   (37) 128-174   2007

Books etc

 
Introduction to Humanities: Searching for a New Horizon of Humanities
Toshimasa Yasukata
Chisen-Shokan   Jul 2014   ISBN:978-4-86285-192-5
August Boeckh. Encyklopaedie und Methodologie der philologischen Wissenschaften (Japanese translation)
Toshimasa Yasukata
Chisen-Shokan   May 2014   ISBN:978-4-86285-186-4
History and Hermeneutics: A Genealogy of the 'Berliner Geist'
YASUKATA Toshimasa
Chisen-Shokan   Jul 2012   ISBN:978-4-86285-135-2
Gestalten der Kirchengeschichte
YASUKATA Toshimasa (Part:Joint Translation, "Sebastian Franck" (pp. 371-387))
Chisen-Shokan   Nov 2011   ISBN:978-4-86285-119-2
A History of Controversies on Christology
2003   ISBN:4-8184-0496-9
Lessing's Philosophy of Religion and the German Enlightenment
Oxford University Press   2002   ISBN:0-19-514494-5
History and Search: Lessing, Troeltsch, and Niebuhr (in Japanese)
Seigakuin University Press   2001   ISBN:4-915832-39-2
Lessing and the German Enlightenment: A Study of Lessing's Philosophy of Religion (in Japanese)
Sobunsha   1998   ISBN:4-423-17108-2
Ernst Troeltsch : Systematic Theologian of Radical Historicality
Oxford University Press (originally Scholars Press)   1986   ISBN:1-55540-069-8

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Making a New Inquiry into the "Humanities" [Invited]
YASUKATA Toshimasa
6 Dec 2014   
Lessing as a Proponent of Modern Dialectical Theisn
The MLA's 122nd Annual Convention (Philadelphia, U.S.A.)   2006   
Was ist 'der systematische Einheitsgedanke' von Ernst Troeltschs Lebenswerk?
der dritte internationale Ernst-Troeltsch Kongress (Augsburg, Germany)   1988   

Research Grants & Projects

 
A Study on Internal Antagonism between Schleiermacher and Hegel within the Common "Berlin Spirit"
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): YASUKATA Toshimasa
History and Hermeneutics: A Genealogy of the "Berliner Geist"
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): YASUKATA Toshimasa
New Possibilities for "Christian Studies" as a Cultural Science
International Joint Research Projects
Project Year: 2007 - 2009
This study originates from my thesis that what is called "Christian studies" in Japan traces back to the theological tradition of German 'Kulturprotestantismus" as represented by Schleiermacher and Troeltsch. The purpose of this study is to re-exa...
American Academy of Religion: Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion Series
Project Year: Jan 2002       Investigator(s): YASUKATA Toshimasa
A Historical and Systematic Study of Sebastian Franck
Project Year: 2000   
Sebastian Franck (1499-1542) is regarded as a religious as well as historical thinker of genius in the Reformation period. This study aims at elucidating the basic thought of his spiritualistic thought both historically and systematically.
Ernst Troeltsch and the Problem of "Historismus": Conceptual History and Problem-Focused History
Project Year: 2004   
The purpose of this study is to re-consider the unsettled problem of 'Historismus" from a poin of view of conceptual history as well as problem-focused history, with a focus upon Ernst Troeltsch's magnum opus "Der Historismus und seine Probleme" (...
American Academy of Religion: Academy Series
Project Year: May 1986       Investigator(s): YASUKATA Toshimasa