Presbyterian Survey Volume 3

Presbyterian Survey Volume 3

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...of Northern New York. In the professional world, on the farms, among the leading business people, the Indian, educated and Christianized, Is taking his place; clever Indian lawyers are looking out for the Interests of their tribes; capable Indian physicians are ministering to the needs of their own people; earnest Indian preachers and teachers are spreading among the reservations the seed of the Gospel message; aggressive Indian agricultural experts are teaching the younger generation how to improve land and crops; the new Indian Is helping in the forwaTd-movement activities of his country. Thirty-flve thousand returned students In the Indian country to-day. A big problem and a tremendous asset for the Christian church if she will get hold of them. The young Indian to-day is a "bunch of bristling possibilities," but he is handicapped on the one hand by traditions, customs, superstitions, ignorance and servility; on the other, by contact with the wrong kind of civilization. It is up to the Church to give him a standard. THE JULY MISSIONARY MEETING--HOME MISSION PROGRAM. "Our modern civilization as it touches primitive races too often imparts to them new vices and robs them of savage virtues. Christianity must be linked with civilization to counteract this result." 1. Hmyn--Thy Life Was Given for Me. 2. Prayer--Of thanks for all the wonderful evidences of God's care, and especially for the gift of His Son; that we may obey His command to make Him known to every creature. 3. Speedy transaction of business. 4. Read Responsively--KzetL. 34: 9-16, 22-27. 5. "Lo, the Poor Indian"--As he was; as he is. 6. Recitation--The American Indian. 7. Solo--O God of Bethel. 8. Indian Archery--Pointed Facts. 9. The Indian...
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 757g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236934857
  • 9781236934857