The Field Afar Volume 13

The Field Afar Volume 13

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...into church-bells, so we hope that these, in another age and in a not distant future, will turn the many fanes and pa odas of Buddha into temples of wors ip to the true God. For China is a land which, though old in a civilization that is decadent and pagan to the core, is yet young and fair in its promise to embrace the life-giving gospel of Christ. MARYKNOLL an elderly woman about whose charities he heard from several sources. She had given $40,000 to a seminary, many more thousands to works under the direction of a religious order of men, and more still to a religious order of women, in whose house, if we mis Maryknoll has been in many respects a fortunate young institution--blessed, we should say--but not the least of its advantages has been the friendly cooperation of the Paris Seminary for Foreign Missions. It would take a small volume to enumerate and illustrate the several kindnesses shown to us by that Society but some day "when the rush is over" we hope that they will be rewarded, at least in part. As we write, there lies before us a letter that gives the key to a relationship which we hope will always exist between the greatest mission organization of the old world and the youngster of the new. It comes from Pere Robert, whose name adorns a street in Shanghai and is a household word in Hongkong, and who, writing of a new Procure recently erected in the latter city, says: The Procure at Battery Path is practicallyfitftnished. It is big enough and we shall we the MAR YKNOLL WING-which will be reserved for your confreres. UNIOR IS For years he had been gradually increasing his income, as, slowly but surely, he made himself a strong asset in the prosperous concern which he had entered when a boy. He had married...show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236942140
  • 9781236942142