The Japanese term Kirishitan, referred to Roman Catholic Christians in Japanese and is used in Japanese texts as a historiographic term for Roman Catholics in Japan in the 16th and 17th centuries.;Stephen Turnbull is a British academic, historian and writer. He is a specialist in eastern military history, particularly in that of Japan.;In this episode, Dan discusses 'Silence' - the new film by Martin Scorsese. In cinemas New Year’s Day. Visit silencefilm.co.uk to view the trailer & book tickets.