The Call of Korea: Political--social--religious (Google eBook)

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1908 - Korea - 204 pages
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Page 12 - He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather : for the sky is red.
Page 208 - Japan's progress and development are largely due to the influence of missionaries, exerted in right directions when Japan was first studying the outer world.
Page 110 - abide in the calling wherein he was found,' teaching that each was to be an individual worker for Christ and to live Christ in his own neighborhood, supporting himself by his trade. "Second, to develop Church methods and machinery only so far as the native Church was able to take care of and manage the same. "Third, as far as the Church itself was able to provide the men and ' means, to set aside those who seemed the better qualified to do evangelistic work among their neighbors. "Fourth, to let...
Page 210 - China's literati, in the light of the new education," is as essential to the general reader as to the scholar. Chinese Characteristics ARTHUR H. SMITH, DD Illustrated, 8vo, Cloth, $2.00. "Not only one of the ablest analyses and portrayals of the Chinese character, but, on the whole, one of the most truthful and judicial. The Nation. "Highly entertaining, showing uncommon shrewdness, with keen analysis of character.
Page 210 - Mr. Speicher has the true instinct of the news bringer. He has lived in South China long enough to know it thoroughly. He is distinguished by common sense in his judgments, made palatable by a free literary style.
Page 110 - Second, to develop church methods and machinery only so far as the native church was able to take care of and manage the same ; "Third, as far as the church itself was able to provide the men and the means, to set aside those who seemed the better qualified, to do evangelistic work among their neighbors ; "Fourth, to let the natives provide their own church buildings, which were to be native in architecture, and of such style as the local church could afford to put up.
Page 210 - As a book on missions, it gives the "fruits of twenty-five years of ripe experience." Outlook. Mission Problems and Mission Methods in South China J. CAMPBELL GIBSON, MA, DD Illustrated, i2mo, Cloth, $1.50 net. "A luminous view of the missionary work, its difficulties and failures, its successes and advancing growth
Page 106 - ... highway or beside some medicinal spring, to which the people were in the habit of flocking, we would take out a book and start reading, and when several gathered...
Page 46 - In character the Korean people are naturally friendly. To those who inspire them with respect and confidence they are the soul of generous hospitality. The Koreans are intellectually inclined, the national ideal is the scholar. Whereas in China the cast of mind is commercial, giving us a nation of merchants, and in Japan it is military, giving us a nation of warriors, in Korea it is literary, giving us a nation of scholars.

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