Through the Second Gate; Baptists in Action Among New Americans

Through the Second Gate; Baptists in Action Among New Americans

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...civilization, or near-civilization, which has made rapid strides toward world power without the influence of Christian restraint and inspiration. American Background Estimated population 150,000. Principal centers: New York City, Chicago and the Pacific Coast. Churches: Buddhist and Taoist temples, Congregational, Disciples, Methodist Episcopal, Presbyterian, Protestant Episcopal, Baptist. Japanese immigration to the United States did not begin as early as did that from China. During the past few years, in which they have come in larger numbers, their presence has aroused a widespread antagonism, especially in California, The Japanese are engaged in agriculture and fruit growing, fishing and commercial enterprises. They operate banks and shipping and trading companies and control considerable capital. Concerning the menace involved in their presence here, very decided difference of opinion exists. The recent voting in California registered a nearly equal division of opinion and the antiJapanese agitation was organized financially and backed by the most powerful combination of interests and appealed to the worst prejudice "and fears. No one who is interested in evangelizing the Japanese and who consequently comes very closely into contact with them shares the general popular apprehension. Many of the most intelligent people who know them entertain only the highest regard for them. Baptist Work Among the Japanese Begun in 1898. 6 churches and missions reporting 207 members. In fellowship with the evangelistic and missionary Union known as the Dendo Dan. Our Baptist work is not extensive among the Japanese, but what we have is well organized and producing gratifying results. We have an excellent work in Seattle, where the Woman's...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236567358
  • 9781236567352