Religion: Christians on Okinawa

. . . But other (seed) fell into good ground and brought forth fruit. . . .

Okinawa had been good ground for the Word of God. Planted in the years of peace, it had taken root, brought forth good fruit. War did not lay the ground waste. Said Army Chaplain Garland Evans Hopkins, in last week's Christian Century: "Perhaps no such witness to the durability of the Christian faith has been borne in our time as by the Okinawan Christians." His testimony:

". . . Not expecting to find even one Christian among [Okinawa's 15-man...

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