A Lecture on the Manners and Customs of the Japanese, and the Process of Christian Missions in Japan (Classic Reprint)

A Lecture on the Manners and Customs of the Japanese, and the Process of Christian Missions in Japan (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Lecture on the Manners and Customs of the Japanese, and the Process of Christian Missions in Japan To understand, and estimate properly, the importance and prospects of our Missions in Japan, it is necessary to know something of the country and its resources; the physical conditions under which the people live, their habits of life, and modes of thought. If our Foreign Missions languish, it is owing largely, I believe, to the fact that our people are not acquainted with the nations among whom these Missions are established - are not convinced that they are in a condition to receive the Gospel - that men and means may be used among them with a hope of reasonable returns. This, at least, is the most charitable way in which I can reconcile the smallness of the 'church's offerings with-the magnitude of her For eigh work. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 59g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243084331
  • 9780243084333