Like many of you, I’ve been watching video of the tsumami that destroyed towns in northeastern Japan, and have been stunned by the immensity and power of the water. Pray for the people; their anguish will last a long time. The loss of life is devastating and the lost will be mourned. More than 11,000… Continue reading A (sad) reminder of faith from Japan
Can anyone tell if this is the Dojin (Universalist) Christian Church, in Tokyo? There’s been so little contact between this one-time foreign mission — long independent — and Universalists in the United States, with a language barrier (and I bet a theological barrier) long in evidence. The known church address is 3-10-9 Mejirodai, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo… Continue reading Is this the Dojin Christian Church in Tokyo?
The Universalist Japanese mission is one of those episodes in denominational history that perplexes those who might be interested in it. It flourished through the twenties, barely survived the War (I gather) but a single congregation of it — the Doojin Christian Church, Tokyo (no Web site) — remains today. There’s little one can read… Continue reading Book on the Japanese Universalists