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A Tour Of The Missions

Auhtor: Augustus Hopkins Strong

Language: english

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Review by C. F. Hill, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Tour Of The Missions':

... its public buildings are fashioned after European models its streets are broad and finely paved there is every evidence of wealth and cultivation. ...
... peppery sauce which the natives mix with other spices to form curry). We have learned to like curry. I cannot understand it but if seems as if the ...
... With all their grossness and crudity, these shrines reveal a wealth of imagination and an artistic inventiveness, which furnish object-lessons to ...
... or gopuras, as the technical term should be. Its principal tower, is pyramidal in form, is two hundred feet in height, is covered with row after row ...
... art upon the multitude of artists who toiled for years to produce them. The effect, at least, is Grecian and the number of the plaques is so great ...
... Who would have foretold a half-century ago that Turkey and Persia, Japan and China, would now have constitutional governments and legislative assemblies? ...
... in it the divine workmanship. He can no longer regard Scripture as merely the work of man it is also the work of the same Spirit who has transformed ...
... examination propounds to the unbelieving Jews the question, What think ye of the Christ? whose son is he? And they say, The Son of David. ...
... and another meaning that is universal. Our extreme critics are as poor students of literature as they are of life. Their narrowness of interpretation ...
... make disciples, and only afterwards to teach them to observe all things which he had commanded. Christian schools and Christian teaching are ...
... and equally important truth of God's transcendence, making God to be a mere nature-force without personality, while Scripture recognizes in ...
... illustrates Hinduism as Mandalay illustrates Buddhism 54 Its immoral cult claims to have an immoral origin ...
... 161 XV. MISSIONS AND SCRIPTURE 163-178 Some critics deny Jesus' authorship of the Great Commission ...
... deeply in the nature and habit of the people. The Christian teacher realizes that, in his conflict with these systems, he is powerless, unless backed ...
... on this foreign field, and I believe that God will make them mighty to dethrone Buddhism, and to crown Christ Lord of all. Yes, every prospect ...
... somewhat later seemed to have come down from the days of Noah and the ark. But British steamers, however old and small, are clean and safe. ...
... thy feet, for the place where thou standest is holy ground. We were reminded also of the burning bush, which was ever burning but not consumed. Great ...
... education, under government inspection, and leading to full university training. Nothing in my travels interested me more than to see hundreds of boys ...
... AND DELHI At last we are on Mohammedan ground-at least on ground where Mohammedanism has a powerful, and perhaps a controlling, influence. ...
... fairy tale illustrated by Uri Shulevitz. It is based on Arthur Ransome's version of the story in Old Peter's Russian Tales. The book was released ...