Christian Missions and Social Progress: Lecture 6, continued : the contribution of Christian missions to social progress
Fleming H. Revell Company, 1906
"The Students' Lectures on Missions at Princeton Theological Seminary, which form the basis of the book now issued, were delivered by the author in the spring of 1896"--Preface.
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Page 180 - Knowledge and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Madras, Higginbotham and Co., 1881, pp.
Page 312 - We declare it to be our royal will and pleasure that none be in any wise favoured, none molested or disquieted by reason of their religious faith or observances, but that all shall alike enjoy the equal and impartial protection of the law; and we do strictly charge and enjoin all those who may be in authority under us, that they abstain from all interference with the religious belief or worship of any of our subjects, on pain of our highest displeasure.
Page 576 - Messengers, Watchmen, and Stewards of the Lord ; to teach, and to premonish, to feed and provide for the Lord's Family; to seek for Christ's sheep that are dispersed abroad, and for his children who are in the midst of this naughty world, that they may be saved through Christ for ever.
Page 47 - It is designed, henceforth, that education shall be so diffused that there may not be a village with an ignorant family, nor a family with an ignorant member.
Page 312 - And it is our further will that, so far as may be, our subjects, of whatever race or creed, be freely and impartially admitted to offices in our service, the duties of which they may be qualified, by their education, ability, and integrity duly to discharge.
Page 240 - But there is yet a liberty, unsung By poets, and by senators unpraised, Which monarchs cannot grant, nor all the powers Of earth and hell confederate take away : A liberty, which persecution, fraud, Oppression, prisons, have no power to bind ; Which whoso tastes can be enslaved no more.
Page 217 - Society for the Diffusion of Christian and General Knowledge among the Chinese, Shanghai.
Page iii - Aid the dawning tongue and pen; Aid it, hopes of honest men; Aid it, paper — aid it type, — Aid it, for the hour is ripe, And our earnest must not slacken Into play; Men of thought and men of action, Clear the way!
Page 395 - Converts and non-converts, being Chinese subjects, shall alike conform to the laws of China: and shall pay due respect to those in authority, living together in peace and amity; and the fact of being converts shall not protect them from the consequences of any...
Page 395 - The principles of the Christian religion as professed by the Protestant and Roman Catholic churches, are recognized as teaching men to do good, and to do to others as they would have others do to them. Hereafter, those who quietly profess and teach these doctrines shall not be harassed or persecuted on account of their faith. Any person, whether citizen of the United States or Chinese convert, who according to these tenets peaceably...