by / on June 9, 2011 at 1:20 am / in The Protestant Missions

Emperor declares “The Imperial Rescript on Education”

October 30, 1890, the Emperor sent forth what has ever since been known as “The Imperial Rescript on Education,” a document that had a great influence on the religious history of Japan. The following is a translation issued in 1907 by the Department of Education: “Know ye, Our subjects: Our Imperial Ancestors have founded Our Empire on a basis broad […]

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