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  Joseph Hall - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Joseph Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Joseph Hall (July 1, 1574 - September 8, 1656), English bishop and satirist, was born at Bristow park, near Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, on the 1st of July 1574.
Joseph Hall received his early education at the local school, and was sent (1589) to Emmanuel College, Cambridge.
Hall was chosen for two years in succession to read the public lecture on rhetoric in the schools, and in 1595 became fellow of his college.
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 Joseph Hardy Neesima   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Joseph Hardy Neesima (新島 襄, Nījima Jō) (February 12, 1843 - January 23, 1890) is the founder of Doshisha University in Japan.
In 1864, at the age of 21, Neesima illegally left Japan for the United States in order to study Western science and Christianity.
From 1870 to 1874 he studied at the Andover Theological Seminary, was ordained in 1874, and returned to Japan.
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Joseph Bartlett Eastman (June 26, 1882-1944) was a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission from 1919 until his death in 1944.
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 Death of Japanese original Neesima Shimeta
Alpheus Hardy, a wealthy businessman and owner of the ship which brought Neesima to America, took a strong interest in the young man. Hardy paid his way through Phillips Academy, Amherst College, and Andover Theological Seminary.
Once back in Japan, Neesima found that his father, his family, and the people from many surrounding towns were eager to hear of Christianity.
In June, 1875, Neesima bought 5 1/2 acres of land for a school in Kyoto, not far from the imperial palace.
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 Captains of Boston: Section 5
In spite of this misfortune which attended the disposition of the "Otho's" first cargo under her new ownership, the firm of Hardy and Baker prospered, and became a worthy predecessor of the later firm of Alpheus Hardy and Co. The latter firm had the distinction of owning many swift vessels.
Hardy to the Nile and the Holy Land, ships belonging to the firm were frequently met with, and in them were sent home many purchases, and mementos of travel.
Neesima's escape from Japan to China was made in an American vessel of which William T. Savory of Salem, Mass., was master.
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 Glimpses bulletin #48: Japan's Shimeta, illegal emigrant for gospel
Neesima Shimeta was born February 12, 1843 in Tokyo.
Alpheus Hardy, a wealthy businessman and owner of the ship which brought Neesima to America, began to take a strong interest in the young man. Hardy paid his way through Phillips Academy, Amherst College, and Andover Theological Seminary.
Alpheus Hardy told Neesima that could be short for Joseph, and Neesima was to be like the Biblical Joseph to his people, exiled and preserved in a foreign land so he might later bring them the word of life.
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 Joseph H. Engle - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Joseph H. Engle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Joseph H. Engle - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Joseph H. Engle.
Joseph "Joe" Henry Engle (born August 26 1932 in Dickinson County, Kansas) is a former NASA astronaut and a retired U.S. Air Force colonel.
He is married to the former Mary Catherine Lawrence of Mission Hills, Kansas and has two children.
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 Hidden Histories in the United Church of Christ: Japanese American Congregationalists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hardy employed the young Neesima as a servant but quickly realized that he was not about to be a houseboy.
On arrival in Boston, Hardy immediately enrolled Neesima in the Phillips Academy at Andover, Massachusetts, and in due time Neesima was ready for college.
Joseph Hardy Neesima was ordained as the first Japanese Evangelical minister.
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 The Nation, 11/19/1891 - Life and Letters of Joseph Hardy Neesima
Content to serve as editor of Neesima's letters, journals, and other writings, Hardy has allowed them to give their own clear impression of the life which their publishing was meant to commemorate, and has added little more than the necessary dovetailing and explanations.
The dominant note in the simple and attractive character here revealed was the craving for intellectual expansion, first for himself and then for his people.
...Hardy says that " it was on the basis of his reports that Mr...
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 The Amherst Student
Hardy made arrangements for Neesima to live at his house in Boston and to receive schooling at Phillips Andover Academy and then at Amherst College, where Hardy was a trustee.
Neesima graduated from Amherst with the class of 1870, becoming the first Japanese man to earn a college degree from a Western institution.
One hundred thirty years ago, Neesima purchased 5.5 acres of land in Kyoto and founded Doshisha University, which means “one purpose.” Young samurai who entered the school adopted the “Neesima Spirit,” converted to Christianity and later became influential leaders in the Japanese government.
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 The More Abundant Life, J. E. Davis - Free Online Sermons, Christian Writings, Stories, Letters, Articles & Poems
Alpheus Hardy in youth had a burning desire to train himself in college to be a minister.
Hardy, who persuaded the young Japanese to enter Phillips Academy, the very school from which he was driven by reason of ill health, for an education at his expense.
The work of Joseph Hardy Neesima and his school in Japan is an agency for the multiplication of heralds of the gospel, made possible by the more abundant life in the bosom of a layman, who went forth into the business world to make money for God.
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 Skattabrain: A sketch of the life of Rev. Joseph Hardy Neesima, LL.D., president of Doshisha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A sketch of the life of Rev. Joseph Hardy Neesima, LL.D., president of Doshisha by J. D Davis
A sketch of the life of Rev. Joseph Hardy Neesima, LL.D., president of Doshisha Kyoto : Doshisha University, [1915].
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 Missions history: What happened on this date in February?
February 12, 1843 -- Joseph Hardy Neesima is born in Yedo (Tokyo), Japan.
Hardy sent "Joe" (the name given the young Japanese by the ship captain) to Amherst College and then to Andover Theological Seminary.
Neesima was pardoned for leaving Japan illegally and, in 1871, became interpreter of the Japanese embassy to the U.S. Three years later he was sent back to Japan as a missionary by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
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 A History of Amherst College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The college's first African-American graduate, Edward Jones, was a member of the Class of 1826; he eventually settled in Sierra Leone and became principal of the Fourah Bay Christian Institution (forerunner of Fourah Bay College).
Amherst's first Japanese graduate, the young samurai Joseph Hardy Neesima, Class of 1870, fled Japan when foreign travel was still prohibited.
Neesima converted to Christianity and returned to Japan in 1875 to found the school that would become Doshisha University, Amherst's sister institution in Kyoto.
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 2004/09/10(Fri) 04:01<>Joe<><>the OSC in Boston<>Fifteenth Sunday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alphus Hardy, a member of the Old South Church in Boston, was one of contributors for the OSC move from the Old South Meeting House to Copley Square 130 years ago.
Shimeta Neesima was born in Edo (Tokyo) in 1843.
Hardy continued to sponsor Neesima in his studies at Amherst College and Andover Seminary.
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 A Sketch of the Life of Rev Joseph Hardy Neesima, LL.D. President of Doshisha
Joseph Hardy Neesima, a Japanese educated and ordained a Christian minister in America, bridged the gap between the Christian faith in the United States and the newly opened Meiji era Japan.
The majority of the book covers Neesima's work in founding the Christian school in 1876, sustaining it in the formative years and evolving it from a school for training Christian preachers and evangelists to a Christian university (1883).
The biography was written by a close associate of Neesima and published in the year of his death.
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THE JOSEPH A. Built in 1987 through the generosity of an anonymous doner, this section houses the portraits of Chatham sea captains and other Chatham notables painted by Frederick Wight, the son of Alice Stallknecht Wight,
During the return voyage Neesima, who was promptly given the name of "Joe", proved to be bright and resourceful, quickly picking up the rudiments of English.
The Hardys became very fond of the Japanese boy and raised him as one of their own sons, ultimately sending him to Philips Andover Academy and then on to Amherst College.
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 doshisha univ.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The story of Doshisha University is inextricably bound up in the story of Joseph Hardy Neesima, a young samurai, who at the age of 21 stowed away on a ship bound for America to realize his dream of a Western education.
In 1864, it was illegal for Japanese citizens to travel abroad, and if he were caught, Neesima would have had to pay for his dream with his life.
Neesima became the first Japanese citizen to obtain an academic degree overseas-- attending Phillips Academy and Amherst College.
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Hardy in Boston, his education as Hardy's ward, his return to Japan, his rise to position and power in school work in his native land—these make up a thrilling romance of Christian missions in Japan.
Neesima was once absent a day or so from school, and on his return found that a rebellion had broken out and the students were defying the administration.
Neesima must do it; and he must begin by showing them how he feels.
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 Calvin Seminars in Christian Scholarship - Christian Scholarship... for What? - Leroy Seat
Doshisha in Kyoto is the largest of all the Christian school complexes in Japan today, and it was begun in 1875 by a Japanese Christian, Joseph Hardy Neesima (Niijima Jo, 1843~1890).
Neesima, who left Japan for the U.S. in 1864, when leaving the country was strictly forbidden by the Japanese government, was baptized on December 30, 1866, and then in 1874 he was appointed as a missionary to Japan by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Neesima arrived back in Japan in November 1874, and on November 29 the following year, Doshisha (meaning “One Purpose” or “One Endeavor”) was founded.
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 02282-Hardy
Arthur Sherburne Hardy, born in Andover, Massachusetts, was an engineer, educator, editor, diplomat, novelist, and poet.
It was something for Dartmouth to offer a course in such an abstruse field, and the course was actually given a few times when a student and an instructor could be found simultaneously.
In 1893 Professor Hardy failed in his ambition to be elected President of Dartmouth College.
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Doshisha University was founded by Joseph Hardy Neesima at November 29th in 1875.
Joseph Hardy Neesima was born in Edo in 1843.
He became the first Japanese citizen to obtain an academic degree overseas.
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 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections - Directory of Nikkei collections - Nikkei Resources - Discover Nikkei
Nikkei materials document the lives of Joseph Hardy Neesima (Class of 1870) and Kanzo Uchimura (Class of 1887), the first Japanese-born graduates of the College, who led notable careers as missionaries and educators in Japan.
Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, articles, scrapbooks and other materials by or relating to the lives of Neesima (the first Japanese graduate of Amherst College, 1870, and founder of Doshisha University in Kyoto) and Uchimura (the second Japanese graduate of Amherst College, 1887, and a prominent missionary and Christian scholar in Japan).
Correspondents include Joseph Hardy Neesima (Class of 1870) and Kanzo Uchimura (Class of 1887).
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 Today in History - February 12
Martin was the first "general agent" of publishing interests of the Missouri Synod (1860) and managed CPH from 1869 to 1891.
1843 Joseph Hardy Neesima, missionary to Japan, was born in Yedo (Tokyo), Japan.
He was pardoned for leaving Japan illegally and became interpreter of the Japanese embassy to the U.S. in 1871.
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Yamamoto Yaeko (her name is really Yae, "ko" was added later) divorced her first husband and moved to Kyoto to care for her brother Kakuma who became council chairman for the city.
She converted to Christianity and married Niijima Jo (Joseph Hardy Neesima 1843-1890 founder of Doshisha Universtiy) in 1876.
Sketch of the life of Rev. Joseph Hardy Neesima, founder and first president of Doshisha.
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It was founded by Joseph Hardy Neesima who studied in Amherst College in New England.
Kitagaki, Professor Emeritus, Doshisha University gave a lecture on how Neesima left Japan when the Japanese government closed the country to the outside world and how he studied in the United States.
We were impressed very much by the great works done by Neesima in the Meiji era when Japan opened to the outside world.
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