by / on June 9, 2011 at 2:12 am / in The Protestant Missions

The first election of Christian members of parliament occurred in 1890

The first election of members of parliament occurred in 1890. Among the candidates were several Christians, and it is not strange that their religion cost them many votes. In some places the Buddhists put forth the most strenuous efforts to prevent their election. Mr. Kataoka Kenkichi, an elder of the Kochi Presbyterian Church, was a prominent candidate. Some of his […]

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