Mission Studies Volume 27

Mission Studies Volume 27

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...and the Individual Woman, emphasizing the work of each as an essential part of the whole, without which the work could not come to its fulfillment. The unity of this work, interwoven and interlaced, was well expressed by Mrs. E. A. Osbornson in her talk on "The Board: " "We work together, yet far apart, Hand to hand and heart to heart." A rich discussion followed in which practical suggestions were brought to those present, all of whom were among the doers, -the partners with God, in this matter. We hope to find space in MISSION STUDIES later for some of them. TUESDAY AFTERNOON. The afternoon session of the Workers' Conference was opened by Mrs. Lyman Baird's crisp presentation of the attitude of native people "Over There" in our mission fields towards the new movements of the day. She first bore glowing testimony to the character and work of our missionaries. "They are giving their heart's blood," she said. "They are not standing still, but will get away ahead of us." New ideas of reform and patriotism are spreading through China and fathers are demanding education 'for their daughters in spite of the opposition of the grandmothers, who are the real clog to progress. Missionaries insist upon unbound feet and the study of the Bible in all their schools, and in spite of this the number of appli' cants is far greater than can be accommodated. 1909 Miss M. D. Wingate then presented the plan of work for 1910. She spoke in detail of the pressing needs in the various stations, such as the absolutely unsanitary and dilapidated condition of many of our village schools in India; the need of money for touring' through the vast districts around Foochow and Shao-wu, where...
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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123692570X
  • 9781236925701