Between Life and Death; The Story of C. E. Z. M. S. Medical Missions in India, China, and Ceylon

Between Life and Death; The Story of C. E. Z. M. S. Medical Missions in India, China, and Ceylon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...reception. Often their neighbours are invited and so quite a small congregation is assembled. The work in this out-station is growing amazingly, and now (Igor) the Missionary physician has an ever-increasing number of patients awaiting her at the Dispensary and many more eager requests to visit the higher caste women in their own homes. Kushtia, a small town in the N.E. of the Nuddea district, has recently become another permanent outstation and point of Medical Mission interest. A Dispensary was opened in 1899, and Mrs. Peters, a certificated nurse and Bible woman, has been successfully prosecuting very real Medical Mission work in the homes of the people. Miss C. P. Marks, who has been in charge of the Dispensary for a time, speaks of the gratitude of the women for relief. " Some fall down on the ground to touch our feet with their foreheads, _saying how good the medicine was and how much better they are. Others bring as a thank-offering some minute fish in a particularly dirty piece ofcloth. Of course the cloth is dirty. 'Vho would think ofputting fish into aclean cloth? Others again bring eggs and native fruit. Though we are generally glad to hand over these dainties to the Bible-women, it is always a source of joy to know the feeling which prompted the gifts." Although not yet entitled to the name of Medical Mission, simple remedies to the suffering folk of Mankar, in the Burdwan district, have been administered so freely and with such remarkable results by our _ Missionary in charge of the station as ""55-"""""" -to call for very special mention. The work virtually began in 1898, when Miss C. Harding, on her itinerating tour in the cool weather, took with her a small...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236891368
  • 9781236891365