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日本メソヂスト教会史研究.
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ISBN: 4818406252 Year: 2006 Publisher: 東京 日本キリスト教団出版局,

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全國宣教會議
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Year: 1954 Publisher: 東京 日本基督教団出版部


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Twenty-second annual report of Japan woman's conference.
Year: 1904 Publisher: Tokyo Methodist episcopal church,


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明治キリスト教会形成の社会史.
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ISBN: 4130104071 Year: 2005 Publisher: 東京 東京大学出版会,


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末日聖徒耶蘇基督教会略史
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Year: 1907 Publisher: 東京 末日聖徒耶蘇基督教会日本伝道部,


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はばたく日本の福音派 : 日本福音同盟10周年記念.
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Year: 1978 Publisher: s.l. 日本福音同盟,


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The gist of Japan : the islands, their people and missions.
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Year: 1897 Publisher: Edinburgh Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier,


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公教新教兩歧問荅 : 全
Year: 1886 Publisher: 東京 叢書閣


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The Norwegian-American Lutheran Experience in 1950s Japan : Stepping up to the Cold War Challenge
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ISBN: 9781498524827 9781498524803 Year: 2016 Publisher: Lanham Lexington Books

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Stepping Up to the Cold War Challenge: The Norwegian-American Lutheran Experience in 1950s Japan describes the events that led to the Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELC), an American Christian denomination, to respond to General MacArthur’s call for missionaries. This Church did not initially respond, but did so in 1949 only after their missionaries had been expelled from China due to the victory of communist forces on the mainland. Because they feared Japan would also succumb to communism in less than ten years, the missionaries evaded ecumenical cooperation and social welfare projects to focus on evangelism and establishing congregations. Many of the ELC missionaries were children and grandchildren of Norwegian immigrants who had settled as farmers on the North American Great Plains. Based on interview transcripts and other primary sources, this book intimately describes the personal struggles of individuals responding to the call to be a missionary, adjusting to life in Japan, learning Japanese, raising a family, and engaging in mission work. As the Cold War threat diminished and independence movements elsewhere were ending colonialism, missionaries were compelled to change methods and attitudes. The 1950s was a time when missionaries went out much in the same manner that they did in the nineteenth century. Through the voices of the missionaries and their Japanese coworkers, the book documents how many of the traditional missionary assumptions begin to be questioned.

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