Religion: Kagawa's Tears

No Japanese hates war in general, and the present war in China in particular, more passionately than Dr. Toyohiko Kagawa, Japan's No. 1 Christian. The war has stalled Kagawa's co-operative enterprises, has almost completely halted sales of the many books from which he financed his work and his modest home life. Last Christmas U. S. Christians raised $1,000 as a gift to the myopic, soft-faced little Japanese. Last week Miss Helen Faville Topping, Dr. Kagawa's devoted American amanuensis, was circulating among his friends a poem, To Tears, which he wrote to voice his feelings on the Chinese war. Excerpt:

Ah, tears! Unbidden...

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