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Messengers of the risen Son in the land of the rising sun : single women missionaries in Japan

Author: Bonnie Miller
Publisher: Abilene, Texas : Leafwood Publishers, ©2008.
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The complete story of the church in Japan is broad and encompasses married couples, single men and women, and native evangelists. This book endeavors to tell the story of a small segment of those who went to Japan before World War II - the single women who dared to do what few men were willing to do. They left their families and friends to cross nearly six thousand miles of ocean, alone, in order to take the gospel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Miller
ISBN: 9780891125679 0891125671
OCLC Number: 247422365
Description: 223 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: The first foreigners --
The first single women --
Alice Miller : a faithful, self-denying worker --
Calla and Kate : two Hoosier teachers --
Loduska Wirick : Nightingale of the Orient --
Mary and Lavinia : an international friendship --
Rose Armbruster : energetic evangelist --
Bertha Clawson : the most successful girls' school --
Clara Kennedy : a call for more prayer --
On their own : lesser-known women who went independently --
They also went forth : others supported by the societies --
Sarah Andrews : a one-way ticket --
Lillie Cypert : a co-worker for Sarah --
Furloughs to recruit and recoup --
More laborers for the harvest --
Gains and losses --
The great depression --
The war begins --
Sarah : alone with God --
Appendix: Biographical data.
Responsibility: Bonnie Miller.

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The complete story of the church in Japan is broad and encompasses married couples, single men and women, and native evangelists. This book endeavors to tell the story of a small segment of those who went to Japan before World War II - the single women who dared to do what few men were willing to do. They left their families and friends to cross nearly six thousand miles of ocean, alone, in order to take the gospel to the people of Japan in the early years of the twentieth century. -- introduction.

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