Paul Rusch in postwar Japan : evangelism, rural development, and the battle against communism (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Paul Rusch in postwar Japan : evangelism, rural development, and the battle against communism

Author: Andrew T McDonald; Verlaine Stoner McDonald
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Rusch first traveled from Louisville, Kentucky, to Tokyo in 1925 to help rebuild YMCA facilities in the wake of the Great Kanto earthquake. What was planned as a yearlong stay became his life's work as he joined with the Japan Episcopal Church to promote democracy and Western Christian ideals. Over the course of his remarkable life, Rusch served as a college professor and Episcopal missionary, and he was a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Paul Rusch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew T McDonald; Verlaine Stoner McDonald
ISBN: 9780813176079 0813176077
OCLC Number: 1034622703
Description: 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Early life: son of Louisville --
Crusade for peace --
Enemy alien --
The reluctant warrior --
Occupation --
Faith and compromise --
Seisen-Ryo --
Rusch in winter --
The legacy of Paul Rusch.
Responsibility: Andrew T. McDonald & Verlaine Stoner McDonald.

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In Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan, Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald present Rusch's life as an epic story that crisscrosses two cultures, traversing war and peace, destruction and  Read more...

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