Publications

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Articles and Chapters

  1. (2016) ‘Christian Identity and the Construction of Spiritual Training in the Writings of Tertullian, Cyprian, and Lactantius.’ In Universitas: Monthly Review of Philosophy and Culture, No. 504 (Vol. 43 no. 05): 119-154.
  2. (2015) ‘La consulta de los libros sagrados y el mediador: las “sortes” en Agustín’ In Revista AVGVSTINVS, 60: 223-233.
  3. (2015) ‘Augustine’s Scriptural Exegesis in De sermone Domini in monte and the Shaping of Christian Perfection’ In G. D. Dunn and W. Mayer (eds.), Christians Shaping Identity from the Roman Empire to Byzantium: Studies inspired by Pauline Allen, Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae (Leiden: Brill) 225–247.
  4. (2014) ‘Scriptural Narratives and Divine Providence: Spiritual Training in Augustine’s City of God.’ In N. Kamimura (ed.), Patristica, supplementary vol. 4 (Japanese Society for Patristic Studies) 43–58.
  5. (2014) ‘Augustine’s Evolving Commentaries on the Pauline Epistles’. In The Theory and Practice of the Scriptural Exegesis in Augustine, Research Report Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 23520098: 63–72.
  6. (2014) ‘The Interpretation of a Passage from Romans in the Early Works of Augustine’. In The Theory and Practice of the Scriptural Exegesis in Augustine, Research Report Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 23520098: 53–62.
  7. (2014) ‘Augustine’s Quest for Perfection and the Encounter with the Vita Antonii’. In The Theory and Practice of the Scriptural Exegesis in Augustine, Research Report Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 23520098: 41–52.
  8. (2014) ‘The Exegesis of Genesis in Early Works of Augustine’. In The Theory and Practice of the Scriptural Exegesis in Augustine, Research Report Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 23520098: 13–24.
  9. (2013) ‘The Consultation of Sacred Books and the Mediator: the Sortes in Augustine’, Studia Patristica 70 (Leuven: Peeters) 305-315.
  10. (2012) ‘Augustine’s Spiritualisation of the Poor in an Era of Crisis’, in: Kazuhiko Demura and Naoki Kamimura, Augustine’s Understanding and Practice of Poverty in an Era of Crisis, Research Report 2009–2011 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 53–63.
  11. (2012) ‘Poor and Poverty in the Earthly City: A Case Study of Augustine’s De ciuitate dei, in: Kazuhiko Demura and Naoki Kamimura, Augustine’s Understanding and Practice of Poverty in an Era of Crisis, Research Report 2009–2011 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 41–52.
  12. (2012) ‘Rhetorical Approach to the Poor and Poverty: A Case Study of Augustine’s Enarrationes in Psalmos, in: Kazuhiko Demura and Naoki Kamimura, Augustine’s Understanding and Practice of Poverty in an Era of Crisis, Research Report 2009–2011 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 25–40.
  13. (2012) ‘La exégesis bíblica de Agustín en “De Genesi ad litteram liber unus imperfectus”’, AVGVSTINVS Revista trimestral publicada por los Agustinos recoletos, LVII 224–225 (Madrid) 137–142.
  14. (2011) ‘Friendship and Shared Reading Experiences in Augustine’, in: Shigeki Tsuchihashi, Katsushi Hikasa, Naoki Kamimura, and Satoshi Toda (eds.), Patristica, supplementary vol. 3 (Japanese Society for Patristic Studies) 69–83.
  15. (2010) ‘Augustine’s Scriptural Exegesis in De Genesi ad litteram liber unus inperfectus, in: J. Baun, A. Cameron, M. Edwards, and M. Vinzent (eds.), Studia Patristica, 49 (Leuven: Peeters) 229–234.
  16. (2009) ‘The Emergence of Poverty and the Poor in Augustine’s Early Works’, in: Geoffrey D. Dunn, David Luckensmeyer, and Lawrence Cross (eds.), Prayer and Spirituality in the Early Church, 5 (Sydney: St Pauls Publications) 283–298.
  17. (2007) ‘The Exegetical Practice in Augustine’s Early Commentaries on Genesis’ (in Japanese), Studies in Medieval Thought, 49 (Japanese Society of Medieval Philosophy) 19–36.
  18. (2006) ‘Self-knowledge and the Disciplines in Augustine’s De ordine, in: Kazuhiko Demura and Naoki Kamimura (eds.), Patristica, supplementary vol. 2 (Japanese Society for Patristic Studies) 85–109.
  19. (2006) ‘Friendship and the Ascent of the Soul in Augustine’, in: Wendy Mayer, Pauline Allen, and Lawrence Cross (eds.), Prayer and Spirituality in the Early Church, 4 (Sydney: St Pauls Publications) 295–310.
  20. (2005) ‘Augustine’s First Exegesis and the Divisions of Spiritual Life’, Augustinian Studies, 36 (Augustinian Institute, Villanova University) 421–432. [doi: 10.5840/augstudies200536224]
  21. (2005) ‘Enquiry into the Truth and the Spiritual Exercises: A Study of Augustine’s Soliloquia’ (in Japanese), Kyodai Studies in Mediaeval Philosophy, 24 (Kyodai Society of Mediaeval Philosophy) 20–30.
  22. (2005) ‘The Exegetical Dimensions of the ascent of the Soul: Some Remarks on Augustine’s De Genesi contra Manichaeos’ (in Japanese), Patristica, 9 (Shinseisha) 64–85.
  23. (2003) ‘Seven Ascents as the Activities of the Soul: Augustine’s De anima in De animae quantitate’ (in Japanese), Historia Philosophiae, 45 (Society of Philosophy of Tokyo Metropolitan University) 1–16.
  24. (2002) ‘Self-knowledge and Disciplines in the De ordine of Augustine’ (in Japanese), Kyodai Studies in Mediaeval Philosophy, 21 (Kyodai Society of Mediaeval Philosophy) 13–35.
  25. (2000) ‘Admonition of the Praise of God in Augustine’ (in Japanese), Studies in Medieval Thought, 42 (Japanese Society of Medieval Philosophy) 55–66.
  26. (1996) ‘The Basis for Freedom in Augustine’s De libero arbitrio’ (in Japanese), Studies in Medieval Thought, 38 (Japanese Society of Medieval Philosophy) 73–80.

Book Reviews

  1. (2016) Book Review: St. Augustine’s Interpretation of the Psalms of Ascent. By Gerard McLarney. In Theological Studies 77: 216-218. DOI 10.1177/0040563915620187a
  2. (2015) Book Review: What Are They Saying About Augustine? By Joseph T. Kelley. In Theological Studies 76: 641-642. DOI 10.1177/0040563915593487k
  3. (2013) ‘Review of Brian Stock Augustine’s Inner Dialogue: The Philosophical Soliloquy in Late Antiquity (Cambridge: CUP, 2010)’ (in Japanese), Studies in Medieval Thought, 55 (Japanese Society of Medieval Philosophy) 134–138.
  4. (2008) ‘Review of Catherine Conybeare, The Irrational Augustine, Oxford Early Christian Studies (Oxford: OUP, 2006)’ (in Japanese), Studies in Medieval Thought, 50 (Japanese Society of Medieval Philosophy) 182–186.
  5. (1997) ‘Review of T. D. J. Chappell, Aristotle and Augustine on Freedom: Two Theories of Freedom, Voluntary Action and Akrasia (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1995)’ (in Japanese), Studies in Medieval Thought, 39 (Japanese Society of Medieval Philosophy) 138–142.

Translations (into Japanese)

  1. (2012) Pauline Allen and Edward Morgan, ‘Augustine on Poverty’, 2009; in Augustine’s Understanding and Practice of Poverty in an Era of Crisis, Supplement, Research Report 2009–2011 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 1–79.
  2. (2012) Stephen Cooper, Augustine for Armchair Theologians (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2002); (Tokyo: Kyobunkwan).
  3. (2009) Augustine, Sermones 151–178; in Augustinusu Chosakushu [The Collected Works of Saint Augustine], 25, with Chisato Tauchi (Tokyo: Kyobunkwan) 53–384.
  4. (1999) Augustine, De trinitate liber XV; in Corpus Fontium Mentis Medii Aevi, 4 ‘Early Latin Fathers’, with Shinro Kato (Tokyo: Heibonsha) 979–1083.

Miscellanea

  1. (2014) ‘On the Japanese Society for Patristic Studies and the Patristica’. In N. Kamimura (ed.), Patristica, supplementary vol. 4 (Japanese Society for Patristic Studies) 59–62.
  2. (2012) ‘Augustine’s Early Commentaries on the Pauline’s Epistles: Outline of the 2011–2013 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research Project’, paper given at the Annual Meeting of the Centre for Early Christian Studies, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, QLD, 2 March 2012.
  3. (2011) ‘On the Japanese Society for Patristic Studies and the Patristica’. In S. Tsuchihashi, K. Hikasa, N. Kamimura, and S. Toda (eds.), Patristica, supplementary vol. 3 (Japanese Society for Patristic Studies) 85–89.
  4. (2010) ‘Research Report: Augustine’s Understanding and the Practice of Poverty in an Era of Crisis’, paper given at the Annual Meeting of the Centre for Early Christian Studies, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, VIC, 7 July 2010.
  5. (2006) ‘On the Japanese Society for Patristic Studies and the Patristica’. In K. Demura and N. Kamimura (eds.), Patristica, supplementary vol. 2: Festschrift in Honour of Shinro Kato on His 80th Birthday (Japanese Society for Patristic Studies) 157–165.

Conference Presentations

Short Reviews