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educator , minister , writer

Anri Morimoto is a Japanese minister, educator, and writer.

Background

Anri Morimoto was born on October 19, 1956 in Tokyo, Japan. Son of Tone and Takeko Morimoto.

Education

Morimoto received from the International Christian University, Division of Humanities, his B.A. in 1979. Then he obtained from Tokyo Union Theological Seminary a Th.M. (Systematic Theology) in 1982. In 1991 he received from Princeton Theological Seminary his Ph.D. (Systematic Theology).

Career

Morimoto began his career as an Associate Pastor at the United Church of Christ in Japan from 1982 until 1986. Then he became ordained to Ministry (United Church of Christ in Japan) in 1985. From 1991 till 2002 he worked as university minister at the International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan. Between 1997 and 2001 he was an associate professor of the Division of Humanities at the International Christian University. Currently, he is a Professor of the Department of Humanities (Philosophy and Religion) at the International Christian University (since 2001) and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the International Christian University (since 2012).

Achievements

  • Morimoto was a fulbright scholar in 1986. He also received the American Studies in Japan Book Award in 1996.

Membership

He has been a member of Japan Society of Christian Studies, American Academy of Religion.

Connections

He married Eriko on February 10, 1980. They have 2 children: Shoko, Akiko.

father:
Tone Morimoto - Graphic artist

mother:
Takeko Morimoto

spouse:
Eriko Morimoto

child:
Shoko Morimoto

child:
Akiko Morimoto