NEW journal paper "Translation Issues in the Rapid Transmission of Esoteric Buddhism from India to China to Japan" at Academia.edu | ResearchGate | Humanities Commons download.
Book Chapters

Discovering Japanese Fusion of Religions on the Pilgrimage Island of Shikoku” in A Passion for Japan (2022), free at ResearchGate / Academia.Edu / 和訳 (in Japanese) | Related presentation: “Encountering famous East-West bridge persons across the U.S. to Japandescription & voice recording / slideshow.

Symbolism of Fire in Greek and Japanese Creation Myths” and “Symbolism of Air in Greco-Roman and Japanese Creation Myths” in Four Elements in Mythology, Vol. 2 [2023].

Japanese People and Society” (government document).

Publications in Japanese or bilingual: 著作リンク集.
Encyclopedia articles

Buddhist Syncretism in Japan” | “Shikoku, the Pilgrimage Island of Japan” | “Mount Kōya

Co-authored Historical and Cultural Guidebooks

Shikoku Bilingual Guidebook | Kagawa: A Guide to Sanuki, Gateway to Shikoku

Selected Cultural Articles

“Translation Issues in the Rapid Transmission of Esoteric Buddhism from India to China to Japan” (in press, 2023) | “Internationalizing the Essence of Haiku Poetry” | “East-West Cultural Differences in Basic Life Stance” | “This is Asia: Exploring the Contrast between East Asian and Indo-Western Ways of Thinking” | “Legend of the Woman Diver

Join Steve on social media, largely posting about Japan, such as photos of Kyōto with explanations: Facebook / verified on Mastodon and Post.news as a public figure.
Graduate Research

Kūkai and Zentsūji (Thesis) | Zen and Esoteric Buddhism PapersRiding the White Elephant, Blossoming the Golden Flower.

Book Reviews

Multilingual Japan | Multicultural Japan: From Palaeolithic to Postmodern

Deep in Japan Podcasts

Kūkai the Universal (June 2023) | How to Be a Professional Foreigner in Japan | Japanese Prehistory and Mythology.

See also lectures for the Japanese government on Japanese People and Society, Journalism on Japan, or Multimedia (podcasts, videos, supplementary readings, and lessons for educational use).