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by / on March 17, 2011 at 12:43 am / in The Protestant Missions

The Visit of George Müller to Japan in 1887!

The year 1887 saw the opening of two forms of philanthropic work — the Nurses Training School in Kyoto, and the Orphan Asylum in Okayama. The former was established through the efforts of J. C. Berry, M.D., and from the first won the good will of the Japanese people. Its graduates were not only in demand for private nursing, but […]

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by / on October 29, 2010 at 8:50 pm / in The Protestant Missions

All that shall live Godly in Christ Jesus, shall receive persecution!

The missionary correspondence of 1881 and succeeding years contained accounts of the mass meetings that were frequently held in theaters. The ordinary theatre of Japan is a large, bam-like structure, open to the roof, the wood-work unpainted, and without ornamentation except that of the furnishings of the stage. The floor is divided by low railings into what resemble small cattle-pens. […]

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