KOHARA Katsuhiro
School of Theology Department of Theology
Professor
Last Updated :2021/10/23

Researcher Profile and Settings

Profile and Settings

  • Profile

    Professor of Systematic Theology, School of Theology, Doshisha University. Dean of the School of Theology, Director of the Center for Study of Conscience. His field is Christian theology, religious ethics and comparative study of monotheistic religions. He studied in Mainz and Heidelberg, Germany and earned a Th.D. from Doshisha Graduate School of Theology. He has been interested in the relationship between the Abrahamic religions and Japanese/Asian religions, focusing on contemporary issues such as religious conflicts, freedom of religion and dialogue between religion and science. He is the author of Politics of Religion: The Encounter of the Japanese Society and the Monotheistic World (2010), The Dramaturgy of God: Focusing on Nature, Religion, History, and Body as the Stage (2002), "Creation and Apocalyptic Crises in Japan: A Theological Lesson Learned from the Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Fukushima" (Ernst M. Conradie ed., Creation and Salvation, Volume 2: A Companion on Recent Theological Movements, Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2012), etc.

  • Research funding number

    70288596

Research Interests

  • Systematic Theology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Religion and Science
  • Study of Monotheistic Religions
  • Religious Ethics
  • Christian Thought

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences/History of thought
  • Humanities & social sciences/Philosophy and ethics
  • Humanities & social sciences/Religious studies

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Professor of the Doctor Course, Graduate School of Theology, Doshisha University, 2013/04 - Today
  • Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha University, 2004/04 - Today
  • Professor of the Master Course, Graduate School of Theology, Doshisha University, 2004/04 - 2013/03
  • Assistant Professor of the Master Course, Graduate School of Theology, Doshisha University, 2003/04 - 2004/03
  • Assitant Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha University, 2000/04 - 2003/03
  • Lecturer, School of Theology, Doshisha University, 1997/04 - 2000/03
  • Assistant, School of Theology, Doshisha University, 1996/04 - 1997/03

Education

  • Doshisha University, Graduate School of Theology, 1992/04 - 1996/03
  • Doshisha University, Graduate School of Theology, 1989/04 - 1992/03
  • University of Heidelberg, Faculty of Protestant Theology, 1990/10 - 1991/02
  • University of Mainz, Faculty of Protestant Theology, 1989/10 - 1990/09
  • Doshisha University, Faculty of Theology, 1985/04 - 1989/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Theology, Doshisha University
  • Master of Theology, Doshisha University

Association Memberships

  • Japan Association for Bioethics
  • Japanese Association for Religious Studies
  • The Japan Society of Christian Studies
  • Japan Association of Religion and Ethics
  • The Japanese Association for the Study of Religion and Society

Committee Memberships

  • Dean, 2020/04 - Today, School of Theology, Doshisha University
  • Director, 2015/04 - Today, The Japan Society of Christian Studies, Academic society
  • Director, 2015/04 - Today, Center for the Study of Conscience, Doshisha University, Other
  • Director, 2014/04 - Today, Japanese Association for Religious Studies, Academic society
  • Program Officer, 2018/04 -2021/03, Research Center for Science Systems, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Other, The Research Center for Science Systems was established within JSPS in July 2003 based on a recommendation, entitled “System Reform in Competitive Research Funding,” issued by the Council for Science and technology Policy, Cabinet Office, to attain the most effective usage of competitive research funds by putting in place within funding agencies a program officer system staffed by frontline researchers who perform a whole range of project functions from proposal selection, project assessment to post-project follow up.
  • President, 2016/10 -2018/10, Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, Academic society
  • Chair, 2013/04 -2015/03, Kyoto Graduate Union of Religious Studies (K-GURS), Other
  • Director, 2010 -2015, The Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Monotheistic Religions, Doshisha University, Other
  • Chair of the Ethical Committee, 2003 -2015, Kyoto Miniren Chuo Hospital, Other

Awards & Honors

  • Award for the Study of Joseph Hardy Neesima
    Feb. 2021, The Doshisha (The School Foundation)

Published Papers

  • Pandemic and Christianity: Theological Issues
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Gospel and the Wordl, 2020/116 - 11, Oct. 2020, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Issues for Religions in Peace Building: From the Perspective of the Study of Conscience and Integral Peace
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Journal of Oriental Studies, 30153 - 166, Oct. 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Issues for Religions Building Peace: From the Perspective of the Study of Conscience and the Integral Peace
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Journal of Oriental Studies, 58(2)106 - 122, Nov. 2019, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Ethical Issues of Energy Problems and Religion: The Ethics of the Absent as a Guide for the Sustainable Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Denki Hyoron (Journal of Electricity), 103(12)10 - 15, Dec. 2018, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • A Role of Religion to Play for the Environmental Problems: On the "Laudato Si"
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Fukuin Senkyo, (Apr 2018)20 - 26, Mar. 2018, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Logic of Sacrifice and Ethics of Jesus
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Gospel and the World, 73(3)6 - 11, Mar. 2018, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Sacrifice, Religion and Nation: Essentials for Peace-building in the Age of Terror
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Journal of the Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions, 1235 - 51, Mar. 2017, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Japanese Ethical Attitudes to Animals
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Dharma World, 446 - 8, Jan. 2017, English, Research paper (scientific journal),
  • Ethics of the Absent
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Religion and Ethics, 163 - 17, Nov. 2016, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • How to Overcome the Culture of Hatred to Resotre Intellectual and Spiritual Security
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Japanese and Oriental Studies, 729 - 42, Jul. 2016, Other language, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • In-depth Analysis of the Discourse of "Monotheism and Polytheism"
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Gospel and the World, 69(3)10 - 13, Mar. 2014, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Monotheism, Nationalism and the Postmodern Resurgence of Religions: Focusing on the Modern and Contemporary Japan
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Understanding God in the 21st Century: Conference Volume of the International Symposium on Monotheism and Postmodernism, Nanjing University, 93 - 101, May 2013, English, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Genealogies of violence in science, politics and religion : an overview of the body and mind in the 21st century
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 73(2)33 - 50, Dec. 2011, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Creation and Eschatological Crises in Japan : A Theological Lesson Learned from the Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Fukushima Disasters
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Japanese and Oriental Studies, 539 - 50, Jul. 2011, Other language, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Correlative relationships between the indigenization of faith and nationalism : as issues of theology of religions
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 70(2)55 - 71, Dec. 2008, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • "Interreligious Dialogue" in modern Japan: focusing on the formation of "Religion" and the separation of state and religion
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 70(1)41 - 54, Jun. 2008, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • A Critique of the Pluralist Model: "Exclusivism" and "Inclusivism" Revisited
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    "Salvation and Pluralism (Kyoto Joint Symposium of CISMOR and KIRKHS), Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions, 80 - 89, 2008, English, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • A Critique of the Pluralist Model : "Exclusivism" and "Inclusivism" Revisited
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 69(2)23 - 44, Dec. 2007, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • How Can Christianity Contribute To the Environmental Problems?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Gospel and the World, Shinkyo Syupansha, 63(1)12 - 16, Dec. 2007, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • What Can Religion Do for Bioethics?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Daihorin, 74(12)138 - 142, Nov. 2007, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • The Formation of "Religion": Contemporary Issues Viewed From the Modern Age
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Chuo-hyoron, 26117 - 23, Oct. 2007, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Can Christian Ethics Contribute to the Medical Scenes?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Gospel and the World, 62(2)14 - 17, Feb. 2007, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • The Discourse and Real Politics on Monotheism and Polytheism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Journal of the interdisciplinary study of monotheistic religions, 21 - 16, Feb. 2006, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Discourses and Realpolitik on Monotheism and Polytheism
    Kohara Katsuhiro
    Journal of the interdisciplinary study of monotheistic religions : JISMOR, 同志社大学, 21 - 16, Feb. 2006, English
  • Discourses and Realpolitik on Monotheism and Polytheism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    79(2)451 - 474, Sep. 2005, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Dialogue with Islam in the New Era of the European Union
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 66(2)19 - 42, Mar. 2005, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Can Human Beings Overcome Anthropocentrism? Focusing on J. Moltmann's Idea of the Rights of the Earth
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Theological Forum, 3623 - 33, Jun. 2004, English, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Women in the World of Christianity: From the Religious Right to Feminist Theology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Journal of Oriental Studies, (13)80 - 93, Nov. 2003
  • Hiroshima and the Pacifism/ Just War Debate
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Interface: A Forum for Theology in the World, 6(2)95 - 106, Oct. 2003
  • Religiosity and Corporality in Ecofeminism: Between Monotheism and Animism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Possibilities of Ecofeminism, Tenri University, 43 - 58, Mar. 2003, Japanese
  • The Future of Bioethics and Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Echoes of Peace, 644 - 6, Jan. 2003, English, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • A Theological Understanding of War : Justice and Peace in Multireligious Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 64(1)14 - 32, Jul. 2002, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Religious Diversity in the Modern Theology: The Future of the Global Secular Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Journal of Religious Studies, (329)221 - 245, Sep. 2001, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • The Past, Present, and Future of Korean and Japanese Societies from the Perspective of Eschatological Thought
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    (29)281 - 306, Sep. 2001, Other language, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • The Past, Present, and Future of Korean and Japanese Societies from the Perspective of Eschatological Thought
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 63(1)38 - 56, Sep. 2001, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Christianity and Life Science : Focusing on the Concept of Responsibility
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 62(1)1 - 18, Jul. 2000, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • A Hermeneutical Study of Eschatology : Apocalypticism and Thought of Wisdom
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 61(2)106 - 125, Dec. 1999, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • A Foundation of Ecological Eschatology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 60(2)16 - 44, Mar. 1999, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • An Observation on the "Imago Dei"
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    Japanese Theology, (37)33 - 54, Sep. 1998, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • A Study of Gender of God: Through the Dialogue with Feminist Theology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Religion and Society, 43 - 23, Jul. 1998, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • A Theological Study on Understandings of the Body
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 59(2)41 - 62, Mar. 1998, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Faith of Cretation and Natural Science : Wolfhart Pannenberg's Doctorine of Creation
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 58(1)69 - 92, Dec. 1996, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • The Doctrine of God according to Wolfhardt Pannenberg
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 57(2)90 - 118, Mar. 1996, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • A Metaphorical Approach to the Understanding of God
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 56(1)67 - 92, Dec. 1994, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Present-day confrontations between monotheism and polytheism : Possibilities from the viewpoint of body
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 55(1)64 - 81, Dec. 1993, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Interpretations of the Absoluteness of Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kirisutokyo Kenkyu (Studies in Christianity), 54(1)55 - 84, Dec. 1992, Japanese, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution)

Misc

  • Book Review "Karl Barth, Dogmatics in Outline"
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Honno Hiroba, 2021年3月号10 - 11, Mar. 2021, Japanese, Book review, literature introduction, etc.,
  • On-line Courses in the Age of Pandemic: A Point of Contact with the Study of Conscience and Religion
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Doshisha Jiho Journal, 15040 - 41, Oct. 2020, Japanese, Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (bulletin of university, research institution),
  • Belief in the Pandemic Age
    Katsuhiro Kohara
    Hanashiai (Nippon Christian Academy), 6141 - 1, Jun. 2020, Japanese, Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (other),
  • Why Do We Believe in the End?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    TRANSIT, 48129 , Jun. 2020, Japanese, Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (trade magazine, newspaper, online media)
  • The Past, Present and Future of the Ethical Issues on Scientific Advancement and Life : Referring to Discussions in Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Journal of Oriental Studies, 東洋哲学研究所, 57(1)34 - 62, 2018, Japanese
  • The Current Situation around the Crusade Ideology: Various Desires for Purification
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kyoto Jewish Thought, (8)95 - 101, Jun. 2017, Japanese
  • Symposium : How Should We Think of 'Peace'?
    藤丸 智雄, 小林 正弥, 内藤 昭文, 小原 克博
    龍谷教学 : 龍谷教学会議研究紀要 : journal of the Council of Ryukoku Shin Buddhist Studies, 龍谷教学会議, (51)148 - 243, Jul. 2016, Japanese
  • Summary and Record of Symposium(Religion and Dialogue in Multicultural Symbiotic Societies,Public Symposium,THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEVENTY-THIRD ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION FOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES)
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    Journal of religious studies, Japanese Association for Religious Studies, 88(0), 2015, Japanese
  • What is Interfaith Education? : Its Necessity and Challenges(Practices and Challenges for Interfaith Education in a Religiously Pluralistic Age,Panels,THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEVENTY-THIRD ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION FOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    Journal of religious studies, 日本宗教学会, 88(0)139 - 140, 2015, Japanese
  • IWANO Yusuke, Uchimura Kanzo and Non-Church Churches
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    Journal of religious studies, 日本宗教学会, 89(1)119 - 123, 2015, Japanese, Book review, literature introduction, etc.
  • An Attempt at the Public Good of Prayer:The Boundary of Religion Illuminated by the 3.11 Disaster(Testing the Public Value of Religion,Public Symposium,THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEVENTY-FIRST ANNUAL CONVENTION)
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    Journal of religious studies, Japanese Association for Religious Studies, 86(4)741 - 744, 2013, Japanese
  • Symposium : Dangerous Relationships of Religion and Education
    小原 克博
    日本仏教教育学研究, 日本仏教教育学会, (20)21 - 28, Mar. 2012, Japanese
  • Pedagogies for Teaching "The History of Japanese Religions" at the Higher Education Level in Relation to the Study of Monotheism(Pedagogies for Teaching "The History of Japanese Religions" at the Higher Education Level,Panels,THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEVENT
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    Journal of religious studies, Japanese Association for Religious Studies, 85(4)949 - 950, 2012, Japanese
  • Introduction (Feature: Religion in China: focusing on the monotheistic religions)
    Kohara Katsuhiro
    Journal of the interdisciplinary study of monotheistic religions : JISMOR, Doshisha University, 81 - 2, 2012, English
  • K Nishitani: Interreligious Dialog for Overcoming Fundamentalism
    Kohara K
    Theological Studies in Japan, The Japan Society of Christian Studies, 2005(44)224 - 229, 2005
  • Summary of Discussion(Current Research on Paul Tillich and Future Possibilities)(Thematic Session)(THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTY-SECOND ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION FOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES)
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    Journal of religious studies, Japanese Association for Religious Studies, 77(4)915 - 916, 2004, Japanese
  • Ian G.Barbour,Nature,Human Nature,and God,Minneapolis:Fortress Press,2002.
    Kohara Katsuhiro
    Studies in the Christian religion, Doshisha University, 64(2)245 - 249, Dec. 2002, Japanese, Book review, literature introduction, etc.
  • Symposium 2001 at the School of Theology,Doshisha University
    Kohara Katsuhiro
    Studies in the Christian religion, Doshisha University, 63(2), Mar. 2002, Japanese
  • Y. Tobo: The Kingdom of God and An Economical Ethics — Toward a Christian Life-World
    Kohara K
    Theological Studies in Japan, The Japan Society of Christian Studies, 2002(41)165 - 170, 2002
  • Tasks and Challenges of Modern Theology
    Kuribayashi Teruo, Kohar Katsuhiro
    Studies in the Christian religion, Doshisha University, 62(2)115 - 136, Mar. 2001, Japanese
  • Silvia Schroer; Thomas Staubli, Die Korpersymbolik der Bibel, Darmstad: Primus Verlag, 1998
    Kohara Katsuhiro
    Studies in the Christian religion, Doshisha University, 61(1)55 - 62, Jun. 1999, Japanese
  • M. Odagaki : Neo-Romanticism and Christianity
    Kohara K
    Theological Studies in Japan, The Japan Society of Christian Studies, 1999(38)124 - 130, 1999
  • Roland Cole-Turner; Brent Waters, Pastoral Genetics: Theology and Care at the Beginning of Life, Cleveland: The Pilgrim Press, 1996
    Kohara Katsuhiro
    Studies in the Christian religion, Doshisha University, 60(1)112 - 118, Dec. 1998, Japanese
  • Sallie McFague, Super, Natural Christians: How we should love nature, Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1997
    Kohara Katsuhiro
    Studies in the Christian religion, Doshisha University, 59(1)99 - 105, Dec. 1997, Japanese

Books etc

  • Ecology and the Deepening of Religiosity
    Tenri University
    Gakujutu Kenkyu Publishing, May 2021, Contributor, A View of Religious Ethics and the Role of Believers: For the Energy Policy, Japanese, Scholarly book
  • Think about Science from the Viewpoint of Conscience: A Standpoint to the Pandemic Age
    Center for the, Study of Conscience, Doshisha University
    Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, 17 Feb. 2021, Contributor, Ch.1 Common Grounds of Science and Conscience, Scholarly book
  • Can Religion Save the Contemporary People?: View of Buddhism and Thought of Christianity
    Sizuka Sasaki, Katsuhiro Kohara
    Heibonsha Publishing, Apr. 2020, Joint author, Japanese, General book, introductory book for general audience
  • The International Society and Japanese Buddhism
    Katsuhiro Kohara
    Maruzen Publishing, 28 Jan. 2020, Contributor, The Necessaity of the Interfaith Education in Japan as a Multicultural Society, Japanese, Scholarly book
  • The Origin of the Human Being and the Birth of Religion
    YAMAGIWA Juichi, KOHARA Katsuhiro
    Heibonsha Publishing, 17 May 2019, Joint author, Japanese
  • The Post-war History of Religion and Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    University of Tokyo Publisher, Apr. 2019, Joint author, Conflicts and Resonance Between Christianity and the Japanese Society: Pacifism Burdened by the Religious Minority, Japanese, Scholarly book
  • Introduction to Religion For Business Persons to Understand the World
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Nihon Jitsugyo Publisher, Oct. 2018, Sole author, Japanese, General book, introductory book for general audience
  • Introduction to the Study of Conscience
    Center for the, Study of Conscience, Doshisha University ed
    Iwanami Syoten, Jul. 2018, Joint author, General Introduction (pp. 1-9), Japanese, Scholarly book
  • Creation and Salvation, Volume 2: A Companion on Recent Theological Movements
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    LIT Verlag, Oct. 2012, Joint author, "Creation and Apocalyptic Crises in Japan: A Theological Lesson Learned from the Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Fukushima Disasters" (p.349-354), English, Scholarly book
  • Interpretation and Reception of the Separation of State and Religion in the Modern Japan
    田中 滋, 京都仏教会
    Ken Arai, Shigeru Tanaka ed., State and Religion: Modern and Contemporary Japan From the Viewpoint of Religion, Vol.1, Hozokan, 15 Jul. 2008, Joint author
  • The Trend inside the Evangelicals who are affecting the U.S. Presidential Campaign
    Naoki Watanabe ed., A Book to Understand Religion and the Present 2008, 18 Mar. 2008, Joint author
  • Creation and Salvation, Volume 2: A Companion on Recent Theological Movements, Berlin: LIT Verlag
    2012
  • Conflicts between Religion and Science in the modern state
    Human and Religion in the Age of Science, Hozokan, 2010
  • Vatican/ World Council of Churches
    Can EU and Islamic Tradition coexist?, 2007
  • Aspects of Modernism from the viewpoint of the "Religion and Science": focusing on the evolutionary theory
    Religion, Science and Life, 2006
  • View of the World from the Fundamentalism
    PHP Research Center, 2006
  • University Ranking ("A University that have e-learnign classes openly, is confident with education")
    Asahi Newspaper Company, 2005
  • "Introduction to Chrstianity on the Internet"
    kyobunkwan, 2003
  • For Understandign of Christianity
    Asahi Newspaper Company, 2002
  • The Dramaturgy of God
    Kyobunkan, 2002
  • Christianity and the Present Day
    Sekaishiso-sha, 2001

Conference Activities & Talks

  • A Religious City Kyoto as a Place for Dialogue: Reflecting the History for the Future Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Lectures donated by JOHNAN for Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University, 18 Oct. 2021, Japanese, Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University, Imadegawa Campus, Doshisha University
  • Religion and Nationalism: Focusing on Modern Japan
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    "Ideas of the Asian Community" of Dongseo University (Korea), 13 Oct. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech,
  • Pandemic and Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Historical Studies of Christianity, 11 Sep. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech,
  • The Vestiges of Religion in Techno-society in the Near Future
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 80th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Religious Studies, 08 Sep. 2021, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (public),
  • What is Religion?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Leader Training of the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking, 28 Aug. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Business and Religion: A Prospect of the Future Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Research Seminar "Reciprocity and Tolerance", 02 Jul. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Online
  • Japanese Religion
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE)'s International Exchange Programs "JENESYS", 21 Jun. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Religion and Future Society: With the Historical Reflection
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    15 May 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Station Conference Tokyo
  • Think about the Education in the Post-COVID19 Era
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar by the Labor Union of Chuo University, 05 Apr. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech,
  • Symposium "Human, People and Living Things: In Search for the Meaning of Life" (as a Respondent)
    Juich YAMAGIWA, Katsuhiro KOHARA
    04 Apr. 2021, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Higashi Honganji,
  • How to Make a Lecture Movie
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar by the Labor Union of Chuo University, 30 Mar. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech,
  • AI and Christianity (as a Respondent)
    Tomoyuki Hiroyasu, Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Kinki Area Meeting of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, 23 Mar. 2021, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Online
  • Why is the Inter-faith Dialogue Necessary?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Nichiren Buddhist School's Association for the International Exchange, 26 Feb. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Online
  • Religion and Pandemic
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 9th Conference of Teachings of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji‐ha, 09 Feb. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • A Theological Study of Pandemic: Reflecting on the History of Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Hongwanji International Center Seminar, 29 Jan. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech,
  • Can AI Optimize the Life?: The meaning of Life for human-being and AI
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium organized by Nagoya University, 28 Nov. 2020, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Nagoya University, Online,
  • Conjunctive Power and Disjunctive Power: A Mechanism of Individual and Group in the Human History
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    16 Nov. 2020, Japanese, Oral presentation (keynote),
  • An Interdisciplinary Study of the Mind: With the Study of Conscience as an Example
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, 13 Nov. 2020, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • In Search for the New Worldview: From the Perspective of the Study of Conscience
    Katsuhiro Kohara
    Symposium "Essences of the Social Change during the COVID-19", 24 Oct. 2020, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated),
  • Does AI Have Anything to Do with Monotheism?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 79th annual meeting, Japanese Association for Religious Studies, 19 Sep. 2020, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (public)
  • Corporality, Animality and Earth-related nature from the Viewpoint of the Food Theology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Japan Society of Christian Studies, 04 Sep. 2020, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Can Religion Save the Contemporary People? : A Possibility of the Interfaith Dialogue
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Hongwanji denomination of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, 29 Aug. 2020, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • An Overview of the Business World in the Near Future: From the Viewpoint of AI, Religion and Conscience
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Workshop for the Open Innovation Management, 27 Feb. 2020, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech,
  • Diversity in Ethical Attitudes to Animals: Focusing on Japanese Religion and Culture
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    the Third International Symposium organized by Doshisha University, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, and the Doshisha EU Campus at Tübingen, 26 Feb. 2020, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated),
  • Christianity and Islam
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture at the Harajuku Church, 16 Feb. 2020, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Religion in the Changing Age: Focusing on Jodo-shin Buddhism and Christianity
    Katsuhiro Kohara
    31 Jan. 2020, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech,
  • On the Role of Artificial Intelligence and Robots in the Aging Society: From the Viewpoint of Japanese Culture
    Katsuhiro Kohara
    Kyoto Bar Association, 25 Jan. 2020, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Kyoto Bar Association,
  • What is the Study of Conscience?: An Interdisciplinary Study of Conscience
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    Association of Behavioral Economics and Finance, 10 Nov. 2019, Japanese, Oral presentation (invited, special), Association of Behavioral Economics and Finance
  • A Consideration of the Boarder Between Nature and Artifacts From the Viewpoint of Religious Ethics: Possessing Artificial Intelligence
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    78th Annual Meeting, Japanese Association for Religious Studies, 15 Sep. 2019, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (public)
  • Does the Image of God exist in the Artificial Things?: Theological Insight into the Dignity of the Artificial Intelligence and Robots
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    26 Mar. 2019, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (public)
  • Issues for Religions in Establishing Peace: From the Perspective of the Study of Conscience and Integral Peace
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    16 Mar. 2019, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Introduction to Religion to Know the World
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    03 Mar. 2019, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • The View of the Afterlife in Christianity
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    25 Jan. 2019, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Conscience from the Viewpoint of Artificial Intelligence and Robot
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    17 Jan. 2019, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Why is Education at Private Schools So Important?
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    07 Dec. 2018, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • What is Monotheism?
    KOHARA Katsuhiro
    11 Oct. 2018, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Various Aspects of "Living"
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    11 Nov. 2017, Japanese, Oral presentation (keynote)
  • Sustainable Society and Ethics of Eating
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 18th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, 07 Oct. 2017, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: Studying Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    NHK Culture Center, 27 Sep. 2017, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, NHK Culture Center, Kyoto
  • Various Values in the Current World: Through the Study of Religion
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Management College I, 22 Aug. 2017, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Osaka
  • Blessed are the People who Realize Peace: Considering the Future of Pacifism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture in Suwa Church, UCCJ, 30 Jul. 2017, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • A Challenge of the Study of Conscience
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "Human Development and Conscience", 28 Jul. 2017, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Kyoto
  • Joseph Hardy Neesima and Conscience
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    NHK Culture Center, 26 Jul. 2017, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • The Contemporary Meaning of Conscience
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Doshisha Lectures, Tokyo Office of Doshisha University, 07 Jul. 2017, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • On the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: In Comparison with the New Buddhism in the Kamakura Era
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kobe Newspaper Public Lecture, 25 May 2017, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Kobe Newspaper, Kobe
  • Issues of Religious Ethics
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Research Seminar, Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, 20 Apr. 2017, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • A Challenge of the Study of Conscience
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Symposium at Doshisha University, 05 Apr. 2017, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Imadegawa Campus, Doshisha University
  • Alternatives in the Age of Energy Repletion: For Sustainable Society and Rest for the Earth
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    International Youth Conference, United Church of Christ in Japan, 28 Mar. 2017, Japanese, Oral presentation (keynote), United Church of Christ in Japan, Doshisha University
  • A Grounding of Theology of Eating: With Asia, Science and Technology in Sight
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Japan Association of Christina Study, 27 Mar. 2017, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Kwansei Gakuin University
  • The Historical Background of the Coexistence and Conflicts in the Monotheistic World
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by the Kobe Newspaper, 16 Feb. 2017, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Eating with Jesus: A Challenge to the Anthropocentric Modernity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    PTCA International Conference, 08 Dec. 2016, English, Oral presentation (invited, special), Hanshin Graduate School of Theology, Seoul
  • Christianity and Islam: Histories of Conflicts and Coexistence
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Hongwanji International Center Seminar, 15 Nov. 2016, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Hongwanji International Center
  • Where does Conscience dwell?: Suspension of the Dualistic Values and Revisit to the Body
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium of the;Center of the;Study of;Conscience, 27 Sep. 2016, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Tokyo Office of Doshisha University, Tokyo Office of Doshisha University
  • Theological and Ethical Contemplation on the Sacrifice
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 64th Annual Meeting, the Japan Society of Christian Studies, 15 Sep. 2016, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Hiroshima Jogakuin University
  • Human Rights of the Fetus and the Prenatal Diagnosis
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar by the Research Center for Baby Studies, Doshisha University, 05 Sep. 2016, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Courses on Religion for Business Persons: To Have a New Perspective to see the World and Business
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Doshisha Lectures, Tokyo Office of Doshisha University, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Tokyo Office of Doshisha University
  • The Contemporary Issues of Christianity: From the Viewpoint of the Study of Conscience
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    22 Aug. 2016, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Matsuyama Church, UCCJ
  • A Power to Reconcile the Conflicting Values: To Create Tolerance and Peace in the World
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by Matsuyama Church, UCCJ, 21 Aug. 2016, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Matsuyama Church, UCCJ
  • Nuclear Plants and Our Responsibility for the Future
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Special Lecture in the Hongwanji Temple, 20 Jul. 2016, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Hongwanji Temple, Ohmiya Campus of Ryukoku University
  • Science and Religion
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Science Cafe Kyoto, 09 Jul. 2016, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Kyoto University
  • Thinking about Islam: The Universality of the Human Rights and Islam
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Symposium by the Research Center for the Human Rights, 27 Jun. 2016, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Kyoto
  • Holy war and the Crusade
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium by the Kyoto Society for the Jewish Thoughts, 19 Jun. 2016, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha University
  • On the War in the 21st Century: Issues Seen From the relations between the Monotheistic and Japanese Religions
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Myoshinji School of Buddhism, 16 Jun. 2016, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Eating (Sacrament) as a Ground of Publicness: A Ethical Criticism toward Science and Technology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Japan Society for Christian Studies, 28 Mar. 2016, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Doshisha Womens College
  • Current Issues of the Christian Education
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Japan Society of Christian Studies, 28 Mar. 2016, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha Womens College
  • A Response to the Issues on Nuclear Plants from the Viewpoint of Religious Ethics
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar in the Hongwanji Temple, 08 Feb. 2016, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Hongwanji Temple, Monpo Kaikan
  • The Origin and Current Situation of the Social Aspects of Christianity: To Think about the Role of Religion in the Public Sphere
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar in the Hongwanji Temple, 29 Jan. 2016, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Religion and Peace: In Search of Principles to Relativize the State
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Hongwanji Temple, 16 Dec. 2015, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Hongawanji Temple
  • Dialogue between Christianity and Islam
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture in Kwansei Gakuin University, 14 Dec. 2015, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Kwansei Gakuin University
  • Inter-faith Dialogue in the Multicultural Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Workshop by Ryukoku University, 04 Dec. 2015, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Ryukoku University
  • An Adventure Searching for Family: Escape from and Return to the Family
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by Muromachi Church, UCCJ, 15 Nov. 2015, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Muromachi Church, UCCJ
  • Introduction to Religion for Business Persons
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Doshisha Lectures, Tokyo Office of Doshisha University, 06 Nov. 2015, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Tokyo Office of Doshisha University
  • A Historical Position of Moral and the Development of the Ethics of the Absent
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar, Japan Association for Religion and Ethics, 05 Nov. 2015, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Campus Plaza Kyoto
  • Sacrifice, Religion and Nation: Essentials for Peace-building in the Age of Terror
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    2015 International Colloquium on War and Peace: Religious Perspectives, 31 Oct. 2015, English, Oral presentation (keynote), Alliance Bible Seminary, Hong Kong, Alliance Bible Seminary
  • Islam in the Contemporary World: In Comparison with Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by Ushioe Church, UCCJ, 10 Oct. 2015, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Ushioe Church, UCCJ
  • Media and Conscience: To Know the Changing World Together
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Symposium "Media and Conscience" organized by the Center for the Study of Conscience, 26 Sep. 2015, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Tokyo Office of Doshisha University
  • The Contemporary Issues on Pacifism: Focusing on the Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution and its Historical Background
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    2015 Korea Peace Festival in Berlin, 22 Sep. 2015, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Daniel-Gemeindezentrum, Berlin
  • A Quest for Conscience as a Power to Reconcile the Conflicting Values
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    International Conference "Values in Religion: Conscience as a Common Ground", 13 Sep. 2015, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Center for the Oriental Studies at Cairo University, Center for the Study of Monotheistic Religions and Center for the Study of Conscience, Doshisha University, Doshisha University
  • How can the religious communities contribute to tackling the contemporary ethical problems?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The XXI IAHR World Congress 2015 in Erfurt, 28 Aug. 2015, English, Oral presentation (general), Erfurt
  • Ideological Sources of Pacifism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Forum for the Peace-building in the North-East Asia, 22 Aug. 2015, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Japanese Understanding of Religion Seen from Abroad: From the Viewpoint of Religion, War and Peace
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Lectures organized by Nishinomiya City Hall, 29 Jul. 2015, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • A Quest for the Renewed Publicness for Humans, Animals and Nature: From the Cross-cultural Viewpoint
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 4th International Conference for the Care of All the Living things., 19 Jul. 2015, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Kobe University
  • The Environmental Ethics and Christianity: Considering the Individuality and Universality of Conscience
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "Environmental Problems and Conscience: Issues for the Future Generation, 11 Jul. 2015, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha University
  • An Appeal for Global Conscience: Sharing and Implementing the Knowledge that Awakens Conscience
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kick Off Symposium of the Center for the Study of Conscience, 03 Jul. 2015, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), The Center for the Study of Conscience, Doshisha University, Doshisha University
  • Is Monotheism Intolerant?: An issue of the Japanese Culture
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Monthly Meeting of the Klub Zukunft, 24 Jun. 2015, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Osaka
  • Thinking about the Logic to Justify the War
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "How do We Think about Peace", 03 Jun. 2015, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Ryukoku University
  • Can Religious Ethics Contribute to Bioethics?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, 22 May 2015, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Campus Plaza Kyoto
  • Religious Differences and Culture of Hate: To Keep Away from the Trap of Identity Politics
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    A Dialogue between Muslims and Religious People in Japan, 09 Apr. 2015, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Tokyo Office of Doshisha University
  • A Quest for Coexistence with Something Different: To Consider the Otherness
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Symposium by WCRP, 06 Mar. 2015, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto
  • Founding Spirits of Doshisha University and its Educational Development
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    University Consortium Kyoto, 01 Mar. 2015, Japanese, Oral presentation (invited, special), Doshisha University
  • Analysis of Conflicting Religious Values to Achieve Tolerance and Peace: Over Discourse on Monotheism and Polytheism in Japan
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    21 Feb. 2015, English, Oral presentation (general), Cairo University, Cairo
  • The Metamorphosis of Religion in the Public Sphere: In the Battle with Modernization and Secularism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    05 Feb. 2015, English, Oral presentation (invited, special), TOBB Economics and Technology University, Ankara
  • Modern Western Thoughts, Christianity and War: Is Monotheism Intolerant?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Tokyo Free College, 31 Jan. 2015, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Relationships between Animals and Humans: Diversity Viewed From Japanese and Monotheistic Culture
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture "Comparative Culture of Animals and Ghosts", 29 Jan. 2015, Japanese, Doshisha University
  • Environmental Culture and Story: Roles of Religion From the Viewpoint of Civilization
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium of Religion and Environment, 25 Oct. 2014, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Mt. Koya University
  • How can the Religious Community Contribute to the Contemporary Ethical Issues: Revisit of the Story
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 15th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, 04 Oct. 2014, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Campus Plaza Kyoto
  • What is the Interfaith Education: Its Necessity and Problems
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 73rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Religious Studies, 13 Sep. 2014, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Doshisha University
  • Renewable Energy and the Future of Japan
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    03 Aug. 2014, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Doshisha University
  • The Funerals in Christianity and the Way to Face Death
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Hongwanji International Center Seminar, 21 Feb. 2014, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Hongwanji International Center
  • An Analysis of the World View of Dan Brown's "Inferno"
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by CISMOR, Doshisha University, 29 Jan. 2014, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Doshisha University
  • The Origin and Development of the Christian Art: In the West and Japan
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Symposium by K-GURS, 25 Jan. 2014, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Ryukoku University
  • The View of Religious Ethics and the Role of Believers: To Discuss the Energy Policy
    Katushiro KOHARA
    Seminar for the Role of Believers in the Environmental Problems, 11 Jan. 2014, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Tenri University
  • Family as a Metaphor: Controversies over Family in Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 60th CORMOS Conference, 27 Dec. 2013, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Kyoto International Hotel
  • Energy Issues from the Viewpoint of Environmental and Religious Culture
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "Environmental and Religious Culture to Think about Renewable Energy", 02 Nov. 2013, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha University
  • On the Ethical Ground for the Environmental Culture and Energy Policy
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 14th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, 13 Oct. 2013, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Campus Plaza Kyoto
  • How Have Japanese Religions Faced the Modern Values?: Lessons to the Post-secular Age
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture "Conflicts and Consensus between the Religious Tradition and the Modern Values" organized Doshisha University and Cairo University, 21 Sep. 2013, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Doshisha Universityh
  • Issues of the Environmental Theology from the Viewpoint of the Nuclear Problems
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "Nuclear Plants, Energy, Environmental Problems and the Role of Christianity, 15 Mar. 2013, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Kanto Gakuin University
  • Separation of State and Religion, and the Publicness of Religion
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "Religious Corporation and Public Benefits, 08 Feb. 2013, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Serenity Hall, Tokyo
  • Natural and Man-made Disaster, and Christianity: The Meaning of the Suffering
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Hongwanji International Center Seminar "Natural Disaster and Mercilessness", 18 Jan. 2013, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Hongwanji International Center
  • Separation of Religion and State in the Post-secular Age: With Christianity and the Japanese Imperial System in Sight
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Lecture at Rikkyo University, 19 Nov. 2012, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Rikkyo University
  • Requirements of “good religion”: An inquiry into the effects of the 3/11 disaster on the concept of religion in Japan
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    International Symposium "Concepts of Religion between Asia and Europe" (UPRP Asia and Europe), 03 Nov. 2012, English, Oral presentation (invited, special), University of Zurich, Switzerland, Zurich
  • Religious Ethics in the Post-secular Age: A Quest for the New Ethical Community
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 13rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, 20 Oct. 2012, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Ryukoku University Avanti Hall
  • Interfaith Dialogue in the International Society: With Japan after March 11th Disaster in Sight
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    International Religious Society, 19 Oct. 2012, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Konko Kyo Izuo Church
  • On the Publicness of Praying: Boundaries of "Religion" Revealed by the March 11th Disaster
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 71st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Religious Studies, 07 Sep. 2012, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Kougakukan University
  • Politics and Religion in Modern Japan: With a View to the Non-church Movement
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture at Ritsumeikan University, 07 Jul. 2012, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Rtsumeikan University
  • From the Dialogue with Islam
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kansai Seminar House, 19 May 2012, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (public), Kansai Seminar House
  • Religion and Modernization: From the Perspective of Secularism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The International Conference "Modernity and Values in a Changing World", 30 Apr. 2012, English, Oral presentation (invited, special), the Prince Abdul Mohsin Bin Jalawi Centre for Islamic Research and Studies, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Sharjah
  • Materials and Techniques to Teach About the Religious Culture: From Texts To Rich Media
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar on the Teaching Materials for the Religious Culture, 26 Feb. 2012, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Tenri University
  • Ethical Issues in Monotheism and Polytheism: With a View to the Japanese Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture "Japanese Religion and Monotheism", 21 Jan. 2012, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Doshisha University
  • A Role of Religion in the Peace-building: With a View to the Understanding of Peace and Problems after the March 11th Disaster in Japan
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    International Symposium "Peace-building through Dialogue", 19 Nov. 2011, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Arab Islam Academy
  • A Dangerous Relationship between Religion and Education
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 20th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Buddhist Education, 29 Oct. 2011, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Otani University
  • A Theological and Ethical Study of the Person and Dignity: From the Ancient Struggles to the Contemporary Dementia
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 59th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Christian Studies, 07 Sep. 2011, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha University
  • How to Teach about the History of Japanese Religion: In Comparison with the Argument about Monotheism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Religious Studies, 04 Sep. 2011, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Kwansei Gakuin University
  • Is Religion Necessary for Democracy?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "In-depth Analysis of the Radically Changing Middle East", 30 Jul. 2011, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha University
  • The Contemporary World and the Interfaith Dialogue
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "Can We Overcome the Wall?: Why the Interfaith Dialogue Now", 09 Jul. 2011, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Keio University
  • Monotheism, Nationalism and the Postmodern Resurgence of Religions: Focusing on the Modern and Contemporary Japan
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    International Symposium on Monotheism and Postmodernism, 16 Jun. 2011, English, Oral presentation (invited, special), Nanjing University, Nanjing
  • Theology of Religions in the Rise of Nationalism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The conference "Is Asia Pacific? Interreligious Encounters, Peace-building and Theological Inventiveness in today's Asia", 14 May 2011, English, Oral presentation (invited, special), Fudan University, Shanghai
  • A Theological Study of Biodiversity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Japan Society of Christian Studies, 29 Mar. 2011, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Doshisha University
  • Tunisia, Egypt and the Middle East in the Future
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture organized by the Research Center for the Peace between Israel and Palestine, 18 Mar. 2011, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Oomoto Hall
  • Christianity and Altruistic Practice
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Forum "Co-existing Society and Religion: Can Altruistic Action Save the Society?, 06 Mar. 2011, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha University
  • Encounter between Ecology and Eschatology: A Consideration of Ecological Eschatology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Conference "2011 Dialogue: A Common Human Bond", 22 Feb. 2011, English, Oral presentation (invited, special), the Muslim World League, National Central Library, Taipei
  • Christianity and the Secular/ Religious Education: The Christian Society Facing the Religious Diversity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 57th Annual Meeting of the CORMOS, 27 Dec. 2010, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Kyoto International Hotel
  • The Peace Understanding of Japanese Christians
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Role of Interfaith Dialogue on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, 10 Dec. 2010, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey, Istanbul
  • A Genealogy of Violence in Science, Politics and Religion: Viewing the 21st Century's Body and Mind
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by the Doshisha School of Theology, 20 Nov. 2010, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Doshisha University
  • Islamism Entering New Epoch as a Legalized Political Party: The Struggle between Ideology and Realpolitik
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    2010 Graduate Students Symposium, Graduate School of Global Studies, Sophia University, 14 Nov. 2010, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Graduate School of Global Studies, Sophia University, Tokyo
  • Religious Ethics and General Ethics
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 11th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, 02 Oct. 2010, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Campus Plaza Kyoto
  • A Study of the Ethical Framework of Monotheism: On the Secularism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 11th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, 02 Oct. 2010, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Campus Plaza Kyoto
  • Religion and Violence
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 23rd Annual Meeting of the International Primate Society, 18 Sep. 2010, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Kyoto University
  • Formation of Religion and Modernity: From the Viewpoint of Modern Japan and Mono/Polytheism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Summer School "Religious Activism and Secular State", 20 Aug. 2010, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Center for Global Studies and Graduate School, Shanghai University (sponsored by Shanghai Municipal Educational Commission), Shanghai
  • A Critique of the Pluralist Model in Christian Theology: Reflecting the Perspective of Japanese Religions and Islam
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    International Symposium on Globalization and Religious Pluralism, 17 Aug. 2010, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Nanjing University, Nanjing
  • Fantasy, Mythology and Religion in Anime and Manga
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    a guest lecture for the course "Japan 165: Popular Culture in Modern Japan" by Professor Sabine Frühstück, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A., 26 May 2010, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A., Santa Barbara
  • Conflicting Religious Values in Globalizing Japan: From the Meiji to the Present
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by the East Asia Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A., 20 May 2010, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, the East Asia Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A., Santa Barbara
  • "Dignity of Life" in the Age of Global Warming
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar of the Japan Christian Academy, 10 Jan. 2009, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Kansai Seminar House
  • The Heaven in Christianity: From the Ancient World to the Modern Theology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Hongwanji International Center Seminar, 19 Dec. 2008, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Hongwanji International Center
  • The American Spiritual Sources Viewed From the Presidential Election: A Comparison with Japan and its Influence to the International Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by the Ashiya City Hall, 13 Dec. 2008, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, The Ashiya City Hall
  • The Relationship between the Indigenization of Faith and Nationalism: As an Issue for the Theology of Religion
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 56th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for the Christian Studies, 16 Sep. 2008, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Kanto Gakuin University
  • Culture War in the U.S. Presidential Election: The Values for the U.S. as a Religious State
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by the Ashiya City Hall, 21 Jun. 2008, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, The Ashiya City Hall
  • Aiming at the Ubiquitous Learning: A Case Study of the Course Distribution by iPod/Podcast
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    New Education Expo 2008, 05 Jun. 2008, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Tokyo Fashion Town (June 5), Osaka Merchandise Mart (June 18)
  • Comments on 'Theological Issues in China' by Professor Zhao Dunhua (Peking University)
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Asian Three Countries Internationl Symposium, 03 Apr. 2008, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Methodist Theological University, Seoul, Korea, Seoul
  • Relationship between Religious Pluralism and Democracy
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Japan Association of Christina Study, 28 Mar. 2008, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Doshisha Womens Collegej
  • The Importance of Religious Studies in the Modern Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    International Scholars' Forum, 18 Mar. 2008, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai Normal University
  • Conflicts between religious and modern values in post-Meiji Japan: A comparative study for the concepts of democracy
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    01 Mar. 2008, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Center for Strategic Research, Tehran, Iran, Tehran
  • A Christian Attitude Toward the Secular: From the Viewpoint of Protestantism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Hongwanji International Center Seminar, 15 Feb. 2008, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Hongwanji International Center
  • Issues of Today's Christian Mission: What Should Christianity do in the Changing World?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar by the United Church of Christ in Japan, 04 Feb. 2008, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Takaonomori Wakuwaku Village, Tokyo
  • The Critical Point of Violence and Pacifism: From the Renewal of Education to the Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar at the Osaka Minami YMCA, 27 Sep. 2007, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Osaka Minami YMCA
  • "Interfaith Dialogue" in Modern Japan: Focusing on the Formation of "Religion" and the Separation of Politics and Religion
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 55th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, 21 Sep. 2007, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Kyoto University
  • How Have Human-beings Faced the Environment?: The Critical Point of Violence and the Ethics of Science
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 7th Summer School of the Association for the Study of Future Energy, 28 Jul. 2007, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Kansai Seminar House
  • What has hindered the Coexistence of Civilizations and Religions: The Creation and End of the "Christian World"
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar of CISMOR, Doshisha University, 21 Jul. 2007, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha University
  • War and Peace in the Modern History of Japan: Focusing on the Relationship between Buddhism and Christianity
    Special Lecture, at, the Hongwanji Temple
    Katsuhiro KOHARA, 19 Jul. 2007, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Ryukoku University
  • A Critique of the Pluralist Model in the Interfaith Dialogue: Revisit of Exclusivism and Inclusivism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    International Symposium "Salvation and Pluralism in Monotheism" Sponsored by Doshisha University and Malaysia International Islamic University, 12 May 2007, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha University
  • A Critique of the Religious Pluralist Model: Revisit of Exclusivism and Inclusivism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Kinki Area Meeting of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, 29 Mar. 2007, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Kobe Womens College
  • The Meaning of the "Fundamental" Since the Modern Age: Is It Possible to Talk with "Fundamentalism"?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Lecture at the International Christian University, 16 Feb. 2007, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, International Christian University
  • "Fundamentalism" in the Modern History of Japanese Religions: In Comparison With the Christian Fundamentalism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar of the Kyoto Graduate Union of Religious Studies, Jan. 2007, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Otani University
  • Christianity as a Monotheistic Religion: Focusing on its Relation with Judaism and Japanese Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture at Nishinomiya Church, UCCJ, Jan. 2007, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Nishinomiya Church, UCCJ
  • Can Animals Go to the Heaven?: On Life and Death of Animals
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 53rd Annual Meeting of the CORMOS Seminar, Dec. 2006, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Kyoto International Hotel
  • Conflicts between religious and modern values in post-Meiji Japan: A comparative monotheistic study
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    American Academy of Religion (AAR), 2006 Annual Meeting, 19 Nov. 2006, English, Oral presentation (general), American Academy of Religion (AAR), Washington D.C.
  • Revisit of the Interfaith Dialogue: A Critique of the Western Model of Dialogue
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 7th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, Oct. 2006, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (public)
  • The History and Culture of Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Lecture at the Kyoto Koka Women's College, Oct. 2006, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Kyoto Koka Women's College
  • Recent Developments in the Study of Religion at Doshisha University
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "The Roles of Religion in the University," Sophia University, Jul. 2006, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Sophia University, Tokyo
  • Judaism, Christianity and Islam as Monotheistic Religions: Mutual Understandings From the Viewpoint of "Fundamentalism"
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 14th Annual Meeting of the Association of Religion and Society, Jun. 2006, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • In-depth Reading of the "Da Vinci Code": From the Viewpoint of Christian Thought
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by the Doshisha School of Theology, Jun. 2006, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Doshisha University
  • How Can We Overcome Ethical Asymmetries? A Response to Ted Peters' Paper from a Japanese Christian Perspective
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 1st International Symposium for Science and Life "Science and the Future of Life" by Korea Forum for Science and Life, 16 May 2006, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Korea Forum for Science and Life, Seoul
  • Discourse and Realpolitik on Monotheism and Polytheism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 19th World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR), 28 Mar. 2005, English, Oral presentation (general), the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR), Tokyo
  • The Current Aspects of the Conflicts Related to Religions
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, Mar. 2005, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Roles of Religion in the Contemporary World: Conflicts and Dialogue in the Muti-religious Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar at the Osaka Minami YMCAof the, Jan. 2005, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Back-lit Objects: Images of Monotheism in the Japanese Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium of the 21st COE Program, Nov. 2004, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha University
  • Monotheism and Polytheism in the Contemporary World: Diversity and Conflicts of Values
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Challenge of Leadership Program, Oct. 2004, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • A Reply to the Polytheistic Criticism of Monotheism: Looking For the Mutual Understanding of Civilizations
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture of the 21st Century COE Program, Oct. 2004, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Doshisha University
  • Dialogue with Islam in the New Era of Europe: What to Learn From Germany
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture of the 21st Century COE Program, Jul. 2004, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Doshisha University
  • Response of Christianity to the Brain Death and Organ Transplantation
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Special Lecture at the Hongwanji Temple, Jul. 2004, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Ryukoku University
  • Can Human Beings Overcome Anthropocentrism?: Focusing on J. Moltmann's Idea of the Rights of the Earth
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 5th International Symposium on the Theology of Life "Human Life and Rights of Nature", Jun. 2004, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Seoul
  • A Theological Study of the War Models
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Annual Meeting of the Kinki Area of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Mar. 2004, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Conflicts of Pacifism and Just War Theory from the Japanese and Christian Viewpoint
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    CISMOR International Workshop "War and Violence in Religion: Responses from the Monotheistic World", Feb. 2004, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), CISMOR, Doshisha University, Kyoto
  • Diversity in the Understanding of War and Peace: From the Viewpoint of Christianity as well as Monotheism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Hongwanji International Center Seminar, Jan. 2004, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Hongwanji International Center
  • The Meaning of the Social Practice and Justice for the Traditional Buddhism (as a Discussant)
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Discussion with Dalai Lama, Nov. 2003, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Nara Hotel
  • The Confrontation of Monotheistic and Polytheistic View of Nature in Japan
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    American Academy of Religion (AAR), 2003 Annual Meetings, Nov. 2003, English, Oral presentation (general), American Academy of Religion (AAR), Atlanta, Georgia
  • A Comparative Study of the Eschatology of Monotheistic Religions
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 51st Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Oct. 2003, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Christianity and Islam: Aiming at the Mutual Understanding
    Katsuhiro KOHARA, Yasushi Kosugi, Yoshifumi Torisu
    The 51st Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Oct. 2003, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Nanzan University
  • A Critique of the Dualism of Monotheism and Polytheism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Religious Studies, Sep. 2003, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Conflicts between the Monotheistic and Polytheistic Views of Nature
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Summer Seminar of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, Aug. 2003, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Comparative Study of the Concept of "Monotheism"
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Annual Meeting of the Kinki Area of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Mar. 2003, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • History of the Evolution Theory in the Western Thought: From the Perspective of Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 47th Primates Seminar (Japan Monkey Center), Dec. 2002, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Japan Monkey Cente
  • The Language of Religion and the Language of Science
    Katsuhiro KOHARA, Sadamichi ASHINA
    The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, Oct. 2002, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (public), Campus Plaza Kyoto
  • Americanized "God": In the Battle between God of the Ruler and God of the Oppressed
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Summer Seminar for the Scholars of the U.S. History, Sep. 2002, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • The Future of Japanese Christianity in the Global Context
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "Continuations of history - Christianity in Kyoto" (co-organized by the NCC Center and Nippon Christian Academy), Sep. 2002, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), NCC Center and Nippon Christian Academy, Kyoto
  • Aiming at the Ubiquitous Learning: The Current Situation and Problems of the Online Courses
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar for the Association of Professors of the Private Universities, Jul. 2002, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • The Transition of the Views of Animals in Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium in the 18th Annual Meeting of the Primate Society of Japan, Jul. 2002, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • In the Battle for Justice and Peace: On the Just War in the Multi-religious Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Kyotanabe-Doshisha Human College, Jun. 2002, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, Doshisha University
  • Methodological Foundations to Study Religion and Ethics: With a Report about the CTNS Workshop, "Science, Theology, and Religions: An Encounter of Three Stories"
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar of the Japan Association of Religion and Ethics, Mar. 2002, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Changes of Education by the Online Courses: Problems and Prospects
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 7th FD Forum, Mar. 2002, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Religiosity and Corporality in Ecofeminism: Between Monotheism and Animism
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium by Tenri University, Mar. 2002, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • A Theological Study of the War: Justice and Peace in the Multi-religious Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Annual Meeting of the Kinki Area of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Mar. 2002, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Historical Problems about Judaism, Christianity and Islam
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture at the Kishiwada City Hall, Feb. 2002, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • A Relationship Between Science and Religion From the Japanese Perspective
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "Science, Theology and Religions: An Encounter of Three Stories" (Korean Religion and Science Workshop, Seoul, Korea), Jan. 2002, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Korean Religion and Science Workshop, Seoul
  • Relationships Between Ecology and Religion
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 2nd Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Religion and Ethics, Nov. 2001, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Lakes and Religion: To Form the Intergenerational Ethics
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 9th International Conference for Lakes, Nov. 2001, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Women in the Christian Society: From the Religious Right to Feminist Theology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by the Center for Oriental Studies, Nov. 2001, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • How will the IT Revolution Change the Human Beings?: With a View to the Various Developments of Telepresence
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Doshisha Kita-Kyusyu Lecture, Sep. 2001, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • The Past, Presence and Future of the Korea and Japan Viewed From Eschatology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Korea-Japan Theological Symposium, Feb. 2001, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Yonsei University
  • Brain Death and Organ Transplantation: Looking for Ethical Guides in the Multi-religious Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar at the Hongwanji Temple, Sep. 2000, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • The Trend of the Views on Brain Death and Organ Transplantation in Japanese Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar of the Japanese Association for the Study of Religion and Society, Jul. 2000, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • What is the Individual Dignity?: On the National Flag and Anthem as well as Brain Death and Organ Transplantation
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar at Otsu Church, UCCJ, Mar. 2000, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Christianity and Life Science: Focusing on the Concept of Responsibility
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Annual Meeting of the Kinki Area of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Mar. 2000, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Think about Life: Advanced Medicine Viewed From Bioethics
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture at the Itami City Center for the Recurrent Education, Feb. 2000, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Cognitive Paradigms of Christianity for the Brain Death and Organ Transplantation: In Comparison With Other Religions
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Hongwaji International Center Seminar, Jan. 2000, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech, The Hongwaji International Center
  • Eschatology of the Educational Family
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium "Youth and Healing" by the Doshisha School of Theology, Dec. 1999, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated), Doshisha University
  • Bioethics and Christianity: An Idea of Clinical Theology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar by the Kobe YMCA, Nov. 1999, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Church in the Information Society
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar by the Osaka Minami YMCA, Nov. 1999, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Inclusive Views to the Homosexual People
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar by the Kyoto District of UCCJ, Oct. 1999, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Epistemological Study of Eschatology: Focusing on the Apocalyptic Literature and the Wisdom
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 47th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Oct. 1999, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Religion in the EU: With Germany as a Model
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Symposium by the Niijima Women's College, Oct. 1999, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • The Trend and Prospect of Feminist Theology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 58th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Religious Studies, Sep. 1999, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Religion and Information Ethics
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar of the JSPS Program on Information Ethics, Aug. 1999, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • A New Front of the Neighborly Love: Looking for the Inclusive Views to Homosexuality
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by the Youth Group of the Korean Church in Japan, Jul. 1999, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Christianity and "Individual"
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 7th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for the Study of Religion and Society, Jun. 1999, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • The Common Ground of the Buddhist Thought of the Degenerate Times and the Christian Eschatology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 35th Annual Meeting of the Ryukokukyo Conference, Jun. 1999, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Prophecy of Nostra Dams and Eschatology: Why Do People Hope for the End of the World?
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture by the Kishiwada City Hall, Jun. 1999, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • The Modern Aspects of Eschatology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Annual Meeting of the Kinki Area of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Mar. 1999, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • The Past, Present and Future of Ecology and Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Seminar at the Kobe YMCA, Jul. 1998, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Gender Ethics of the New Testament
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 39th Annual Meeting of the Kansai Society of the New Testament, Jun. 1998, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • A Theological Study of Virtual Reality and its Current Situation
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    Public Lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Kansai Area of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Mar. 1998, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • A Common Ground in the Trust to Science and Eschatology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Annual Meeting of the Institute for the Synergy of Arts and Science, Oct. 1997, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • A Study of the "Image of God": Responses to Feminism and Ecology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 45th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Aug. 1997, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • A Study of the Gender of God: Through the Dialogue with Feminist Theology
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 5th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for the Study of Religion and Society, Jun. 1997, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • A Theological Study of the Human Body
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Annual Meeting of the Kansai Area of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Mar. 1997, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • A Study of Pannenberg's Doctrine of Creation
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The 44th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Sep. 1996, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Issues of the Interpretation of the Absoluteness of Christianity
    Katsuhiro KOHARA
    The Annual Meeting of the Kansai Area of the Japan Society of Christian Studies, Mar. 1992, Japanese, Oral presentation (general), Hanazono University

Research Grants & Projects

  • Development of Religious Ethics in the Age of Science: Building of the "Ethics of the Absent"
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2017/04 -2021/03, Katsuhiro KOHARA, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
  • Synthesis of the Global Ideological and Empirical Studies on Conscience
    Promotion and Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan, Academic Research Promotion Fund, 2016/04 -2019/03, Katsuhiro KOHARA
  • An ethical foundation for the environmental culture and the energy policy after the Fukushima disaster
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2013/04 -2018/03, Kohara Katsuhiro, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
  • Mutual Relationships and Dialogue among the Monotheistic Communities in the Multi-cultural Age
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Program to Send the Young Scholars Abroad for Promoting International Academic Exchanges, 2011/04 -2014/03, Katsuhiro KOHARA
  • A Comparative Study of the Religious Policies in the Post-secular Age: Focusing on the Religious Freedom and the Separation of Religion and Politics
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2009 -2012, Katsuhiro KOHARA, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
  • Building of the Foundational and Advanced Research Bases for the Study of Monotheism and their World
    The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Program to Support the Building of the Strategic Research Foundation of the Private Universities, 2008/04 -2010/03, Katsuhiro KOHARA
  • Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions: From the Viewpoint of the Coexistence of Civilizations and Security
    The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), 21st Century Center of Excellence Program, 2003/04 -2008/03, Katsuhiro KOHARA
  • Correlative Relationships between the Non-western Interfaith Dialogue and the Political Situation : Focusing on East Asia and Middle East
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2006 -2008, KOHARA Katsuhiro, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
  • A Study of the Just War Theory in the Multi-religious Society: From the Viewpoint of the Comparative Religious Ethics
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), 2002 -2003, Katsuhiro KOHARA, Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)

Teaching Experience

  • Science and Conscience -To Consider the "Next Environment"
    Doshisha Graduate Schools
  • Religion and Social Activities -Study on Religion and Social Activities through Blended Learning-
    Doshisha University
  • Special Lecture in EU Campus -A Development of the Study of Conscience: Facing the Issues in Germany and EU-
    Doshisha University
  • Religion and Social Welfare -Study on Religion and Social Welfare through Blended Learning -
    Doshisha University
  • Interdisciplinary Courses 2-19 -Study of Conscience: A Scientific Approach to Conscience-
    Doshisha University
  • Study of Modern Theology 3 -Developments of Modern Theology (1) : Theology and Context-
    Doshisha Graduate Schools
  • Study of Modern Theology 2 -Issues of Modern Theology (2) : God and World -
    Doshisha Graduate Schools
  • Study of Modern Theology 1 -Issues of Modern Theology (1) : Theological Concepts and Recognition -
    Doshisha Graduate Schools
  • Perspectives from Christianity (Graduation Thesis Seminar) 4 -Tradition and Revolution of Christian Theology (2)-
    Doshisha University
  • Perspectives from Christianity (Graduation Thesis Seminar) 3 -Tradition and Revolution of Christian Theology (2)-
    Doshisha University
  • Japanese Religion
    Doshisha University
  • Integrated Studies 1-81 -Study of Conscience : A Quest for Conscience in the Global Age-
    Doshisha University
  • Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions -Religion and Politics in the Global Society: Searching for the Way of Coexistence-
    Doshisha Graduate Schools
  • Perspectives from Christianity (Graduation Thesis Seminar) 2 -Past,Present and Future of Christian Theology (2)-
    Doshisha University
  • Perspectives from Christianity (Graduation Thesis Seminar) 1 -Past,Present and Future of Christian Theology (1)-
    Doshisha University
  • Study of Monotheism
    Doshisha University
  • Safety and Ethics in Research
    Doshisha Graduate School of Brain Science
  • Seminar: Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions 2 -Methods of Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions (2)-
    Doshisha Graduate Schools
  • Seminar: Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions 1 -Methods of Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions (1)-
    Doshisha Graduate Schools
  • Seminar: Modern Theology 2 -Achievements and Prospects of Modern Theology (2)-
    Doshisha Graduate Schools
  • Seminar: Modern Theology 1 -Achievements and Prospects of Modern Theology (1)-
    Doshisha Graduate Schools
  • Religion and Peace (War, Justice and Peace: In the Religious Pluralism)
    Doshisha University
  • Modern Theology (Frontier of the Modern Theology: The Diversified Streams)
    Doshisha University
  • Christian Ethics: Contemporary Issues of Christian Ethics
    Doshisha University
  • Graduation Thesis-5
    Doshisha University
  • Workshop for Discovering Asian Culture and Ethics
    Shiga University of Medical Science
  • Seminar for the Study of Monotheistic Religions 2
    Doshisha University
  • Seminar for the Study of Monotheistic Religions 1
    Doshisha University
  • Introduction to Japanese Religion
    Doshisha University, Institute of Liberal Arts
  • The Doshisha Spirit and Christianity-12 -Joseph Neesima, Doshisha, and the Basics of Christianity-
    Doshisha University