~~ The Japan Evangelist ~~
Volume 1, Issues No. 1-6, 1893-4

 
Various:
The Japan Evangelist, Volume 1, 1893~4, Yokohama, Seishi Bunsha, roughly bi-monthly publication, 8vo, Vol 1:1 (Oct 1893) thorough Vol 1:6 (Aug 1894). The individual issues are often found privately bound into a single volume covering a full year. They were also marketed from Japan in bound volumes, at least Volume 1. A typical single issue is 60 page long with two full page plates. In the 19th century the plates were high quality collotype reproductions of pictures or paintings. A wide range of topics were covered from current events to historical material. Often extensive essays were presented in serial form.

 
Contents (most but not all articles) and All Illustrations.

Volume I:1 - October, 1893 - pages 1-60.

   Japanese Religious Writers
   My Experience in Visiting the Sendai Hospital by Yoshida Misao
   American Women and Their Japanese Sisters
   The Japanese Samurai by Mr. T. Nagashima
   Rev. N. Tamura's Industrial Home by Mr. Y. Hamada
   A Baptist Boys' School for Japan
   Okayama Orphan Asylum
   The First Protestant Believer in Japan by J. Maeda (illustration 1 below)
   Meiji-Gakuin (Commencement Exercises of 1893 - with names)
   Rev. M. Oshikawa's Industrial Home at Sendai
   Simple Scenes of Japanese Life (illustration 2 below)
   The Girls' Summer Scholl reported by Tetsu Sato
   Excursions Through the Japanese Ethical Literature
     of the Present Time by Dr. L. Busse
   Henrich Memorial School Chofu, Yamaguchi Ken  
   
   
   Illustrations
   1.  Murata Wakasanokami, The First Protestant 
       Believer in Japan (collotype plate)
       
       
   2.  A Japanese Maid at the Well (collotype plate)
       
       
 
   
Volume I:2 - December, 1893 - pages 61-122.   

   Young Japan (a poem)
   Excursions Through the Japanese Ethical Literature
     of the Present Time by Dr. L. Busse (continued)
   Education of Japanese Women
   Hindrances to Mission Work in Japan by Rev. R. E. McAlpine
   A New Plan for the Evangelization of Japan by Mr. M. Kobayashi
   The Influence of Pantheism by Rev. J.H. De Forest
   A Japanese Missionary by Rev. D. B. Schneder
   Japanese Religious Workers, I., A Short Life of the 
     Rev. J.H. Neesima by Tomo Tanaka (see illustration 1, below)
   Experiences of the First Woman Physician in
     Modern Japan by Dr. Gin Ogino
   Religious Work in the Doshisha Mission Hospital
   Christianity of Early Japan by Mr. Koji Inaba
   Central Tabernacle, Tokyo by Rev. C.S. Eby 
     (see illustration 2, below)
   St Paul's School, Tokyo by B.S. Kimura
   Doshisha Girls' School
   Kunagai
   Simple Scenes of Japanese Life, II, Takasago
     (see illustration 3, below)
   Monthly Summary of the Religious Press
   Evangelistic Work in Japan, II by Rev A. Miyake
   Okayama Floods by T. Hirokawa   
   
   Illustrations.
   1.  Rev. J. H. Neesima, LL.D (collotype plate)
       
              
   2   General Tabernacle, Tokyo (text illustration, wood engraving)
       
       
   3.  Takasago 
       
       (a Kazumasa Ogawa photograph found in Japanese Life
       to see it click here).
         
         
   
Volume I:3 - January, 1894 - pages 123-180.     
   
    The Influence of Pantheism by Rev. J.H. De Forest (continued)
    Fox Worship in Japan by Mrs. W.E. Hoy
    Japanese Religious Workers, II, Rev. Masatsuna Okuno
      by Shigetaro Kawada (see illustration 1, below)
    Twelve Pieces of Silver (poem)
    Independent Work by the Japanese by Rev. C.M. Severance
    Nagasaki Letter
    An Evergreen in the Present Japanese Religious World
      by Chikubo
    History of Rev. N. Tamura's Industrial Home by Y. Hamada
    Hirosaki Girls' Schools by Toshi Mikami
    The Past and the Future of Japanese Women Physicians
      by Gin Ogino
    Ancient Japanese Superstitions by Sanji Mikami
    General Review of Japanese Society in 1891
    Excursions Through the Japanese Ethical Literature
      of the Present Time by Dr. L. Busse (continued)
    Imagawa's Mirror for Women
    Okubo Hikozayemon a Drama by Fukuchi Genichiro
      (character by character lines from the play)
    New Year in Tokyo by Tei Fujiu
    Simple Scenes of Japanese Life, III, A Japanese
      Family at Dinner (see illustration 2, below)
    Religious Thought    
    
    
    Illustrations.
    1.  Rev. M. Okuno and Wife (collotype plate)
        
        
    2.  At Dinner (collotype plate)
        
    
    
    
Volume I:4 - February, 1894 - pages 181-240.

    The Influence of Pantheism by Rev. J.H. De Forest (conitnued) 
    A True Story of an Old Woman by Tetsu Saito, Ferris Seminary
    Bible Societies' Committee for Japan
    Christ Found in the Storm: or the Story of Tonomi 
      Matsubei by Rev. H. Loomis
    Prince Siddartha, the Japanese Buddha by Rev J.H. De Forest
    A trip to the Country by Misao Yoshida
    Japanese Religious Workers, III, Rev. Yoshiyasu Ogawa
      by Shigetaro Kawada (see illustration 1, below)
    Applied Christianity in the Hokkaido by Rev. William M. Curtis
    Okubo Hikozayemon a Drama by Fukuchi Genichiro (continued0
      (character by character lines from the play)
    The Past and the Present of Japanese Women Physicians
      by Gin Ogino
    Lutheran Church Work by Rev. A.D. Hail
    Darkest Tokyo by Iwagoro Matsubara
    The Dream of My Sword by Keiji Nakanome
    The Deserted Flower
    Simple Scenes of Japanese Life, IV, A Young Woman
      (see illustration 2, below)   
    Present Aspect of Christianity in Japan by Rev. H. Loomis
    Excursions Through the Japanese Ethical Literature
      of the Present Time by Dr. L. Busse (continued)
    Religious Thought by Mr. K. Kimura
    Letter from Saga by Rev. R.B. Perry
          

    Illustrations.
    1.  Rev. Yoshiyasu Ogawa (collotype plate)
        
        
    2.  A Young Woman (collotype plate)
        
    
    
    
Volume I:5 - June, 1894 - pages 241-304.  

    Applied Christianity in the Hokkaido by 
      Rev. William M. Curtis (continued)
    Samurai by Rev. A. Miyake
    Japanese Religious Workers, IV, Mr. Ishii and his
      Orphanage by Shigetaro Kawada 
      (see illustration 1, below)
    A Policeman's Dream by Rev. H. Loomis
    Darkest Tokyo by Iwagoro Matsubara (continued)
    Sunday School Experiences by Yoshi Okada
    Chome and His Hojoki (A Glimpse of Japanese
      Literature) by Jiro Maeda
    The Deserted Flower (continued)
    An Old Woman's Sunday by Takagi Suzu
    Okubo Hikozayemon a Drama by Fukuchi Genichiro (continued0
      (character by character lines from the play)
    Excursions Through the Japanese Ethical Literature
      of the Present Time by Dr. L. Busse (continued)
    Woman's Department edited by Kashi Iwamoto
    Children's Department
      A Visit to the Oji Orphanage by Kashi Iwamoto
    Simple Scenes of Japanese Life, V, Old Style Physician
      (see illustration 2, below) 
    Religious Thought by K. Kimura


    Illustrations.
    1.  Mr. Ishii and Family (collotype plate)
        
        
    2.  Old Style Physician (collotype plate) 
        
    
    
    
Volume I:6 - August, 1894 - pages 305-360.  

    Our First Year
    A Glance at Baptist Work by Rev. S.W. Hamblen
    The Bible in Japan by Rev. A.D. Hail
    Japanese Religious Workers, V, Mr. Rev. Akira Inagaki
      by Shigetaro Kawada (see illustration 1, below)
    Okubo Hikozayemon a Drama by Fukuchi Genichiro (continued0
      (character by character lines from the play)
    Excursions Through the Japanese Ethical Literature
      of the Present Time by Dr. L. Busse (continued)
    Darkest Tokyo by Iwagoro Matsubara (continued)
    The Deserted Flower (continued)
    Woman's Department edited by Kashi Iwamoto
    Children's Department
    An Eleventh Hour Laborer: or the Story of 
      Hara Toyekisai by Rev. H. Loomis
    Some Items from a Tour for Bible Work in
      Japan by Rev. H. Loomis
    Reform of Religions in Japan
    Religious Thought (continued) by Mr. K. Kimura
    Simple Scenes of Japanese Life, VI, A Landscape
      Painting by Hyoe Yamamoto (Naohiko Kunagai)
      (see illustration 2, below)   
    "Daikwai" and the General Council of Missions
       by Henry K. Miller
    Annual Meeting of the American Board Mission
       by Rev J. H. Pettee
    Christian Endeavor Convention by Keinosuke Kimura
    Dr. Hail's Report
    Sixth Annual Meeting of the Christian Summer
      School by Keinosuke Kimura
    Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church
    
    
    Illustrations.
    1.  Rev. Akira Inagaki (collotype plate)
        
       
    2.  A Landscape (collotype plate) 
        
    
    
   
    In the August 1894 (I:6) issue this advertisement is found:
    
              Now Ready.
              Volume I.
                of 
        "The Japan Evangelist"
             Bound in Silk
    Price in Japan         Yen 2.25
     "  in Unites States Gold $1.25
    For Japan, Address the Editor or the
    Yokohama Seishi Bunsha
      

 


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