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" First, the infancy of the race, extending from prehistoric times into the third century of the Christian era; secondly, the period of Chinese culture, beginning with the alleged introduction of letters in the year 284, and continuing for fifteen centuries;... "
Japan Today - Page 16
by James Augustin Brown Scherer - 1904 - 323 pages
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The Religions of Japan: From the Dawn of History to the Era of Méiji

William Elliot Griffis - History - 1895 - 457 pages
...country, the power of my country, the light of my country, is Buddhism." — Yatsubuchi, of Japan. '• Buddhism was the teacher under whose instruction the Japanese nation grew up. " — Chamberlain. " Buddhism was the civilizer. It came with the freshness of religious zeal, and...
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The Gospel in All Lands

Missions - 1902
...doctrine." Prof. BH Chamberlain writes: "All education was for centuries in Buddhist hands. * • • Buddhism was the teacher under whose instruction the Japanese nation grew up." It may not, however, be necessary to go much into detail in this division of the subject, because many...
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Japan today

James Augustin Brown Scherer - History - 1904 - 323 pages
...falls into three great divisions : First, the infancy of the race, extending from prehistoric times 15 into the third century of the Christian era; secondly,...understand the essence of Buddhistic teaching, which means self-repression, self-effacement, personal nihilism. Lanier sings, in his poem of " The Crystal,"—...
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