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"Clear Round!"; Seeds of Story from Other Countries (Paperback) Loot Price: R460
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"Clear Round!"; Seeds of Story from Other Countries (Paperback): Elizabeth Anna Gordon

"Clear Round!"; Seeds of Story from Other Countries (Paperback)

Elizabeth Anna Gordon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...to scent out the adherents of the accursed creed. After the Christians were exterminated this inscription was set up over their place of burial: --" So long as the sun shall warm the earth, let no-Christian be so bold as to come to Japan; and let all know that the King of Spain himself, or the Christians' God, or the great God of all, if he violate this command, shall pay for it with his head." In proof of what Mr. Lecky called " the utter extermination of Christianity in Japan," we will quote Bishop Smith of Hongkong's comments, written in the year 1861: f All edicts against Christianity were not revoked till 1876, nor the proclamations against the evil sect taken down; though in 1873 none were prevented reading Christian books, attending: Divine worship, or professing Christianity. t " Ten weeks in Japan." " At the present time not a single native Roman Catholic survives throughout the kingdom of Japan, as a monument of propagandist triumphs, or as a record of the early labours of Francis Xavier, the canonized saint, hero, and patron of Papal missions in the East.... The case of the Malagasy Christians retaining the steadfastness of their profession after but a few years of the residence of missionaries in their country, and the persecution of their pagan queen, and the expulsion of the foreign missionary teachers from Madagascar, is a strong contrast to the transient results of Roman Catholic missions in Japan, after a century of successful propagandism and free toleration in the empire. The Holy Scriptures in Malagasy were widely distributed among native flocks; and the little communities of persecuted believers have in some cases been kept together by the sole bond of a secret treasure held in common, the interdicted possession of a portion...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Elizabeth Anna Gordon
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 102
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-05348-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-05348-8
Barcode: 9781150053481

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