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by / on January 17, 2012 at 7:36 am / in The Protestant Missions

Opposition from “Nihon Shugi”.

A movement that attracted considerable attention because of the University professors and other scholars who were its leaders aimed at a revival of Shinto. A magazine entitled Nihon Shugi (Japanese Principles) was published, and the movement was popularly known by the same name. The writers contended that Japan was in danger of losing her national characteristics by wholesale borrowing from […]

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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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