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International Christian University
College of Liberal Arts Division of Arts and Sciences
Job title
Bachelor of Arts(International Christian University), Master of Theology(Tokyo Union Theological Seminary), Ph.D.(Princeton Theological Seminary)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Director, Hachiro Yuasa Memorial Musuem, International Christian University
Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Vice President for Academic Affairs, International Christian University
Apr 2011
Mar 2012
Director, Rotary Peace Center, International Christian University
Apr 2011
Mar 2012
Director, Institute for the Study of Christianity and Culture, International Christian University
Apr 2011
Mar 2012
Major Coordinator, American Studies, International Christian University


Apr 1975
Mar 1979
Division of Humanities, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
Apr 1979
Mar 1982
Systematic Theology, Graduate School, Division of Theology, Tokyo Union Theological Seminary
Sep 1986
May 1991
Systematic Theology, Systematic Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary

Committee Memberships

Jun 2015
United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (UBCHEA)  Board of Trustees Member
Jonathan Edwards Studies (Yale University Press)  Editorial Board
Asian Christian Review  Editorial Board
Sep 2001
Mar 2007
Quest: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Asian Christian Scholars  Editorial Board

Awards & Honors

Jun 1995
Shimizu Hiroshi Award

Published Papers

Jonathan Edwards Studies   Vol. 5(No. 2) 91-92   Dec 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Studies in World Christianity (Edinburgh University Press)   17(3) 201-215   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Theology That Breathes Asia: The Lasting Contribution of C. S. Song to the Global Christian Community
Theologies and Cultures (Formosa Christianity and Culture Research Centre of Chang Jung Christian University)   VII(2) 63-72   Dec 2010   [Invited]
Forgiving is Fore-Giving: Reaching out for Peace in Interpersonal Relations
The Japanese Journal of American Studies   (20) 193-210   May 2009   [Refereed][Invited]
Contextualised and Cumulative: Tradition, Orthodoxy and Identity from the Perspective of Asian Theology
Studies in World Christianity (Edinburgh University Press)   15(1) 65-80   Apr 2009   [Refereed]


A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God at Jonathan Edwards Center Japan
Humanities: Christianity and Culture   48 1-11   Dec 2016
Review of S. T. Campagna-Pinto, The Workshop of Being: Religious Affections and Their Pragmatic Value in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards and William James
Anri Morimoto
The Journal of Religion   94(4) 548-550   Oct 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
"A Definite and Comprehensive Commentary on Edwards's Theology," Review article of Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott, The Theology of Jonathan Edwards (Oxford University Press, 2012)
Evangelical Studies Bulletin (Wheaton College)   83 6-11   Oct 2012   [Refereed][Invited]
Review of George M. Marsden, Jonathan Edwards: A Life
Anri Morimoto
The Journal of Presbyterian History   81 275-276   2003   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of New England Theology
Anri Morimoto, edited by Oliver D. Crisp and Douglas A. Sweeney (Part:Contributor, 225-236)
Oxford University Press   Aug 2012   ISBN:978-0199756308
"An Edwardsian Lost and Found: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards in Asia"
International Encyclopedia of Political Science
MORIMOTO, Anri, edited by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser and Leonardo Morlino. (Part:Contributor, Vol. 1: 232-235.)
Sage Publications   Nov 2011   ISBN:978-1412959636
Asian and Oceanic Christianities in Conversation: Exploring Theological Identities at Home and in Diaspora
Anri Morimoto, edited by Heup Young Kim, Fumitaka Matsuoka and Anri Morimoto (Part:Joint Editor, 240)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Editions Rodopi B.V   Apr 2011   ISBN:978-9042032989
"Preface" 7-10; Chapter 3, "Contextualized and Cumulative: Tradition, Orthodoxy and Identity from the Perspective of Asian Theology," 39-56.
Building New Pathways to Peace
Anri Morimoto, edited by Noriko Kawamura, Yoichiro Murakami, and Shin Chiba (Part:Contributor, 32-47)
University of Washington Press   Mar 2011   ISBN:978-0295991030
"To Forgive is Human: A Theological Reflection on the Politics of Reconciliation"
James P. Byrd, Jonathan Edwards for Armchair Theologians (translation into Japanese)
MORIMOTO, Anri (Part:Single Translation)
Kyo-Bun-Kan, Tokyo   Feb 2011   ISBN:978-4764266872

Conference Activities & Talks

A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God at Jonathan Edwards Center Japan [Invited]
International Conference on Jonathan Edwards   26 Mar 2016   Jonathan Edwards Center Japan
Our Approach to Liberal Arts Education [Invited]
Anri Morimoto
Liberal Arts Pilot Program Development & Global Research Network for Future Liberal Arts Education   18 Jun 2015   Institute for Educational Research and Service
From Colony to Province: Liberal Arts Education in a Global Age [Invited]
Anri Morimoto
Americanized Education in the Global Age   15 Jun 2015   The 49th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for American Studies
Response to David Hall, "International Calvinism and the Making of Puritan New England" [Invited]
Anri Morimoto
Early American Studies   9 Nov 2013   Sophia University
Interreligious Understanding and Peacebuilding as Research Questions [Invited]
The Role of Christian Higher Education in Interreligious Peacebuilding   19 Jul 2012   Duta Wacana Christian University and the United Board for Christian Higher Education

Research Grants & Projects

Puritan Theories of Toleration: Their History and Modern Application
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: 
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2019
The Establishment and Initial Management of the Jonathan Edwards Center Japan
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: 
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2017