Religion: Missionaries: Christ for a Changing World

In a village outside Tokyo, a German Jesuit priest builds a Zen monastery —with the blessing of the Vatican. Two Canadian Protestants arrive in the Black African enclave of Swaziland to set up a 100,000-watt radio transmitter. Farther north in Tanzania, Maryknoll priests and nuns work side by side in the fields with peasants, then help train native leaders for the new communal villages of President Julius Nyerere's socialist state. Wycliffe Bible Translators in South Viet Nam, who lived in Montagnard villages well before American G.I.s came, produce nine new written languages from...

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