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Seisen-Ryo

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 7 joins Rusch after he retired from the army, having arrived in the United States to begin his nationwide fund-raising tour for Seisen-Ryo. Rusch envisioned a rural life training center, and ... More


Early Life: Son of Louisville

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 traces Paul Rusch’s early life in Louisville as the son of a grocer and as a soldier in World War I. After the war, Rusch led an effort to establish a bohemian art colony in Louisville, ... More


Crusade for Peace

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 describes how Paul Rusch, in the face of rising militarism in Japan and increasing anti-Japanese sentiment in America, held fast to his belief that war could be averted through prayer and ... More


Faith and Compromise

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 6 follows Rusch’s work in army intelligence, where he was in close contact with a number of Japanese prime ministers and high officials. Many officials were cooperating with the American ... More


Rusch in Winter

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The twilight of Rusch’s years are highlighted in Chapter 8, beginning with distinguishing honors Rusch received during the 1970s. Rusch’s health became increasingly frail as KEEP confronted various ... More


Occupation

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Rusch returned to Japan to find destruction, despair, and starvation everywhere. Rusch began his work for the Civil Intelligence Section in Tokyo, uncovering evidence for the International Military ... More


The Legacy of Paul Rusch

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The final chapter begins with the reading of Paul Rusch’s last will and testament at Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP). His will suggested that Rusch was not the man many thought he was; ... More


Enemy Alien

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Paul Rusch was detained at a makeshift, minimum-security jail in Tokyo. Sharing quarters with other missionaries and clergy, Rusch acted as chief organizer and camp ... More


The Reluctant Warrior

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 describes Rusch’s experience from the time of his repatriation to the United States to his service as a personnel officer for the Military Intelligence Service Language School. Rusch’s task ... More


Introduction

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction portrays the scene at the Paul Rusch Festival Yatsugatake County Fair. Initially, it appears to be like any other American harvest festival, but the event takes place in the ... More


Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book describes the remarkable life of Paul Rusch, a Kentuckian who went to Japan after the Great Kanto Earthquake. Rusch embarked on an unlikely journey from a YMCA worker to college instructor, ... More


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