The Student Volunteer Volume 4

The Student Volunteer Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...millions? The Poona and Indian Village Mission under the directorship of Mr. Charles F. Reeve, has received such strong endorsemer1t from former leaders in our movement, Messrs. Moorehead and Wilder, that we call attention to its plans. Its object is to bring the Gospel within the hearing of India's perishing millions by means of itinerant and localized work. In character it is evangelical, unsectarian and interdenominational. The support of its missionaries is through the freewill offerings of Christians. The field at present occupied is the district about Poona where there is a large population without a missionary. The workers go by twos to these people, and receive everywhere a ready hearing for hours together. Marathi is the language spoken and it can be acquired so that efficient work can be done'after eighteen months. An appeal is made for "out and out" men to join them in the work. Information can doubtless be had from Mr. Reeve, whose address is Poona, Bombay Presidency, India. The present issue is the last one containing outlines on the Indian studies, though owing to the late organization of some classes, a few will not finish the course before the holidays. The students of these classes have done enthusiastic work and are already inquiring about the next course. While new classes are constantly forming, more than twice the number of institutions are already enrolled than were in the course last year at this time in the term. The suggestion has been made that as a stimulus to the students, and as an aid to the Educational Secretary, as many classes as feel so disposed pass an examination in the course when concluded, each leader looking over the papers of his class and forwarding to the office the one which he marks highest....show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236519116
  • 9781236519115