Religion: The Future of Jap Missions

For three war years the 800-odd U.S. missionaries repatriated from Japan have kept virtually silent. They have had little or nothing to say about the strength of the Christian church in Japan or the prospects for postwar missionary work.

One of the first to speak out was Dr. Charles W. Iglehart, longtime (35 years) Methodist missionary to Japan, now Professor of Missions at Manhattan's Union Theological Seminary. In a frank article written for the current issue of the Duke Divinity School Bulletin, Dr. Iglehart looked through a thick layer of gloom at the chances...

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