KAGAWA, Toyohiko


KAGAWA, Toyohiko
(1888-1960)
   Japanese CHRISTIAN CONVERT from BUDDHISM who was a noted pacifist, democrat, social reformer and outstanding CHURCH leader.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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