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by / on September 13, 2010 at 10:03 pm / in The Protestant Missions

The translation of the Bible in Japanese and “There is a Happy Land," and "Jesus Loves Me."

In the first period of missionary effort a beginning had been made towards providing a Kiristian literature. Reference has already been made to some of the works that were published. It will be convenient here to give a more detailed account; and since the translation of the Bible is one of the first things to take the attention of Protestant […]

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by / on August 8, 2010 at 2:02 pm / in The Protestant Missions

COMMODORE PERRY and THE OPENING OF THE GATES 1853-1859!

AT last the time had come for Japan to be drawn forth from its long seclusion. The way in which this was accomplished by Commodore Perry has often been described, and here we need concern ourselves with only such particulars as have a direct connection with our subject. When it became known that the United States was fitting out an […]

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