Post Tagged with: "Rev. J. H. DeForest"

by / on March 5, 2011 at 1:16 pm / in The Protestant Missions

The Story of Tohoku Gakuin!

The desire for Western civilization was naturally accompanied by increased interest in the study of the English language. In 1885 forty thousand books were imported from England and fifty-nine thousand from America; while in 1886 the numbers increased to eighty-five thousand and one hundred and nineteen thousand respectively. The efforts of the Government to have English taught in the public […]

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by / on October 25, 2010 at 10:55 am / in The Protestant Missions

The Tango Obaa San, or Old Lady of Tango!

In, a small town in the province of Tango on the shores of the Japan Sea lived a woman whose story is here condensed from an account written by Rev. J. H. DeForest. She belonged to a family of some local importance, one of whose members had died in the year 1854. By the old calendar, which divided the years […]

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