Post Tagged with: "Rev. J.L. Atkinson"

by / on November 17, 2010 at 10:44 pm / in The Protestant Missions

Mr. Fukuzawa Yukichi opposition to Christianity and Count Itagaki.

It will be remembered that so late as 1881 Mr. Fukuzawa Yukichi had published essays in which he opposed Christianity as dangerous to the nation, and had even gone so far as to urge that the Government take measures to prevent its extension. It seems very strange to find this leader of public opinion publishing only three years later an […]

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by / on October 21, 2010 at 6:39 pm / in The Protestant Missions

Rev. J.L. Atkinson's visit to Matsuyama!

The church in Kobe received a request from two men living in Matsuyama, a city about two hundred miles distant on the island of Shikoku, asking that someone be sent to preach the Christian religion to themselves and there friends. There being no one who could go for permanent residence, Rev. J.L. Atkinson, a missionary of the American board, decided […]

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