Yutaka Morishima is a professor and university chaplain at Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan. The subject of his Ph.D. dissertation was the Atonement Theology of P.T. Forsyth. He has served as a Protestant church pastor in Nagasaki, where the atomic bomb was dropped. His recent research is on the ideological history of human rights, especially the formation process of a unique human rights concept in Asia. He has published widely for both academic and general readers. He also studies why the gospel is not spreading in Japan and, in his ministry, he makes various efforts to preach the gospel to young souls.