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Kagawa Toyohiko

(1888—1960)


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(1888–1960),

Japanese social reformer. Of a wealthy Buddhist family, after his conversion to Christianity he studied at the Presbyterian seminary at Kobe and at Princeton. Returning to Japan in 1917, he devoted himself to the improvement of social conditions. After the Second World War he was a leader in the movement for democracy in Japan.

Subjects: Religion.


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