Islam in China: A Neglected Problem (Google eBook)

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Morgan & Scott, Limited, 1910 - China - 332 pages
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Page xv - The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts. Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him.
Page 68 - The system of pious frauds is not abhorrent from the axioms of Islam. Deception, in the current theology, is under certain circumstances allowable. The Prophet himself, by precept as well as by example, encouraged the notion that to tell an untruth is on some occasions allowable...
Page 60 - Upon being asked his motive for this conduct, he said: 'There are four great Prophets who are reverenced and worshipped by the different classes of mankind. The Christians regard Jesus Christ as their divinity; the Saracens, Mahomet; the Jews, Moses; and the idolaters, Sogomombar-kan, the most eminent amongst their idols. I do honour and show respect to all the four, and invoke to my aid whichever amongst them is in truth supreme in heaven.
Page 188 - there is no saying why you feel pain ; it is feeling. It is because I am one with Christ that I am thus dreadfully wounded.
Page 150 - He then drank the water, and almost immediately expired. It appears that he had taken poison, which was suddenly brought into action by the water. His head was immediately cut off and exposed, and, heedless of his prayer probably the most impressive and pathetic ever uttered by a dying patriot^the victors proceeded to massacre the helpless garrison and townsfolk.
Page 188 - Syria showed to the earnest enquirer so small a portion of the fair form of Christianity; and that little, how altered and distorted! Instead of the simple majesty of the Gospel, as a revelation of God reconciling mankind to Himself through his...
Page 10 - That a brighter day will yet dawn on these countries we may not doubt ; but the history of the past and the condition of the present is not the less true and sad. The sword of Mahomet, and the Coran, are the most fatal enemies of Civilization, Liberty, and Truth, which the world has yet known...
Page 222 - In spite of the somewhat uncertain light "which at present exists we may, however, safely say that the Moslem population of China is certainly equal to the entire population of Algeria, or Scotland or Ireland ; that it is in all probability fully equal to that of Morocco, and possibly not less than the total population of Egypt or Persia. A few millions among the hundreds of millions of China may not seem many, but if we think of a community equal to that of Egypt or Persia, peculiarly accessible...
Page 296 - I see many knights going to the Holy Land, in the expectation of conquering it by force of arms ; but instead of accomplishing their object, they are in the end all swept off themselves." " Therefore," says he, addressing Christ, " it is my belief that the conquest of the Holy Land should be attempted in no other way than as thou and thy apostles. undertook to accomplish it, by love, by prayer, by tears, and the offering up of our own lives.

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