Post Tagged with: "Rev. George L. Perin"

by / on June 10, 2011 at 12:07 am / in The Protestant Missions

Benefits of working in Unity!

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 […]

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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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