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Title: JOUSTING FOR JUSTICE

Author: Peter Milward

Category: History, Philosophy, Geography, Religion
Number of pages: 80
Size: A5

Language: English

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Book Summary

As it were in continuation of the two books of jottings mentioned above, the author turns his attention to various topics of today, not just to events in today's news, as in his previous "musings", but to topics of moral concern as unjustly presented in the news media. So instead of "jottings", he offers "jousting", in the spirit of the knights of old, according to the ideal of kishido or chivalry, in the alliterating name of "justice".

Author Profile

Peter Milward was born in London on October 12, 1925, and educated at Wimbledon College (a Jesuit high school). He entered the Society of Jesus in 1943, and after various studies he went on to specialize in the Classics and English at Oxford University. He came to Japan in 1954 and after further studies was ordained priest in 1960. From 1962 onwards he has taught English literature at Sophia University in Tokyo. In addition to founding the Renaissance Institute, the Hopkins Society of Japan and the Chesterton Society of Japan, he has published some 400 books, mostly as textbooks for Japanese students, many of them translated into Japanese, but now most of them out of print. Several of his books, especially those on the drama of Shakespeare and the poetry of Hopkins, have been published in England and America. Even in retirement he is still teaching and writing, as he enters his 88th year (or beiju).

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