by / on October 25, 2010 at 10:29 am / in The Protestant Missions

The Influence of Western Materialism on Japan.

Intercourse with Western lands brought to the Japanese not only a knowledge of Christianity, but also of modem materialism and skepticism. The letters of missionaries show that they quickly recognized the danger. Thus Rev. J.T. Gulick wrote: “It becomes more and more evident that the strongest opponent to Christianity in Japan will not be Buddhism but materialism; not the religions […]

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