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by / on June 5, 2011 at 11:59 am / in Interesting Japanese Christians!

Tadao Yanaihara

Tadao Yanaihara (矢内原 忠雄 Yanaihara Tadao, January 27, 1893 – December 25, 1961) was a Japanese economist, educator and Christian pacifist. The first director of Shakai Kagaku Kenkyűjo (Institute of Social Science or Shaken) at the University of Tokyo, studied at Toynbee Hall and School of Economics and Political Science (London School of Economics). Born in Ehime Prefecture, Yanaihara became […]

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by / on June 1, 2011 at 9:17 am / in Interesting Japanese Christians!

Nitobe Inazō

  Nitobe Inazō From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nitobe Inazō (新渡戸 稲造, 1 September 1862 – 15 October 1933) was a Japanese agricultural economist, author, educator, diplomat, politician, and Christian during Meiji and Taishō period Japan. Early Life Nitobe was born in Morioka, Mutsu Province (present-day Iwate Prefecture). His father was a retainer to the local daimyō of the Nambu […]

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by / on March 8, 2010 at 2:08 pm / in Interesting Japanese Christians!

Uchimura Kanzō

Uchimura Kanzō From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Uchimura Kanzō (内村鑑三?, March 26, 1861 – March 28, 1930) was a Japanese author, Christian evangelist, and the founder of the Nonchurch Movement (Mukyōkai) of Christianity in the Meiji and Taishō period Japan. Early life Uchimura was born in Edo, and exhibited a talent for languages from a very early age; he started […]

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