Ordia Historical Institu. Ess Than Ten Years The Missionaries ten years the missionaries ecumenical cooperation and social welfare projects to focus on evangelism and establishing congregations Many of the ELC missionaries were children and grandchildren of Norwegian immigrants who congregations Many of the ELC missionaries were children and grandchildren of Norwegian immigrants who settled as farmers on the North American Great Plains Based on interview transcripts "and other primary sources this book intimately describes the personal struggles of individuals responding to the call " other primary sources this book intimately describes the personal struggles of individuals responding to the call be a missionary adjusting to ife in Japan. Winner of the 2017 Conc. Stepping Up to the Cold War "Challenge The Norwegian American " The Norwegian American Experience in 1950s Japan describes the events that ed to the Evangelical Lutheran Church ELC an American Christian denomination to respond to General MacArthur's call for missionaries This Church did not initially respond but did so in 1949 only after their missionaries had been expelled from China due to 1949 only after their missionaries had been expelled from China due to victory of communist forces on the mainland Because they feared Japan would also succumb to communism in Te Award of Commendation. "learning japanese raising a family and engaging in " Japanese raising a family and engaging in work As the Japanese raising a family and engaging in mission work As the War threat diminished and independence movements elsewhere were ending colonialism missionaries were compelled to change methods and attitudes The 1950s was a time when missionaries went out much in the same manner that they did in the nineteenth century Through the voices of the missionaries and their Japanese coworkers the book documents how many of the traditional missionary assumptions begin to be uestion.
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John E. Ingulsrud