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by / on October 2, 2010 at 9:52 pm / in The Protestant Missions

The first Christian newspaper in Japan: Shichi Ichi Zappo!

In May, Rev. W. Dening, of the Church Missionary Society, opened a service in what had formerly been a large shop on the main street of Hakodate. On the second Sunday he baptised in the presence of a large crowd Mr. Ogawa, who afterwards became a prominent evangelist. Soon after this, active opposition began, Mr. Ogawa being annoyed and persecuted […]

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by / on September 28, 2010 at 4:07 pm / in The Protestant Missions

The year 1873, was a turning-point in the history of Christianity in Japan.

The year 1873, was a turning-point in the history of Christianity in Japan. The attitude of the Government suddenly changed. A few newspapers had been established, and in one of these that was published in Kobe there appeared, in April, an article written by a young man who was then a student in America, and who at a later date […]

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