Increased denominational variety was given by the coming of the mission sent by the Universalist General Convention of America. The first missionaries reached Japan in April, 1890, and under the leadership of Rev. George L. Perin soon erected a building to serve as a permanent center for their work. A theological seminary and an English school were opened, and soon […]Read more ›
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At the middle of the 19th Century Japan was a hermit nation. Three hundred years had passed since it had first been visited by Europeans Almost immediately after merchants found there way thither, Roman Catholic missionaries began those labors that at one time seemed likely to result in the speedy wining of Japan to their church. Then came an era […]Read more ›