by / on October 28, 2010 at 10:51 pm / in The Protestant Missions

The first Young Men’s Christian Association in Japan (1880).

The Young Men’s Christian Association among the Japanese was founded in 1880, in Tokyo. Rev. Messrs. Kozaki, Ibuka, Hiraiwa, and Uemura were prominent in the early days of the Young Men’s Christian Association society. Meetings of its members were held for religious and philosophical discussions, a small library was formed, and there were occasional evangelistic services. It formed the foundation […]

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