Religion: Bishop Motoda

Dr. J. S. Motoda, of Tokyo, holds a D.D. from Kenyon College, and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. But it is not his American educational degrees that make him a significant figure in Japan today, but rather his title of Bishop, which he acquired last week.

Since 1859 Anglican and Episcopal missions have been working to build up Christian churches, schools and hospitals in the diocese of Tokyo. Patriotic Japanese have often resented foreign control in religion, and have inveighed against Christian converts as anti-Japanese, apostates to their fatherland, men dependent for religion...

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