A Century of Protestant Missions in China (1807-1907): Being the Centenary Conference Historical Volume

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Printed at the American Presbyterian Mission Press, 1907 - Missions
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Page 553 - The British and Foreign Bible Society, founded in 1804, IS an inter-denominational and unsectarian Society, whose sole object is to encourage the wider circulation of the Holy Scriptures without note or comment.
Page 656 - its power to prepare and publish in a cheap form plain and easy treatises in the Chinese language on such branches of useful knowledge as are suited to the existing state and condition of the Chinese Empire.
Page 658 - The prime object of this Association will be to publish such books as may enlighten the minds of the Chinese and communicate to them the arts and sciences of the West. Such measures must be taken as will
Page 492 - Germany. From the East to the West and from the North to the South the
Page 647 - (I). Chinese youth of any age, of either sex, and in or out of China may be received under the patronage of the Society. Also schools conducted in a manner approved
Page 646 - language, demands of them a tribute of grateful acknowledgment, and urges them to go and do likewise. As a knowledge of the Chinese language has been of great advantage to foreigners, so an acquaintance with the English will be of equal or greater advantage to the people of
Page 575 - Bridgman made a strong appeal to the American Bible Society “for means to prepare and circulate the Christian Scriptures.” He justly observed that China had long been neglected by the Christian world. “It is a most lamentable fact,
Page 643 - with the Society for the Diffusion of Christian and General Knowledge among the Chinese was
Page 562 - borne jointly by the British and Foreign Bible Society, the American Bible Society and the National Bible Society of Scotland. The
Page 648 - is exceedingly desirable to procure from Europe and America some two or more young men to become the perfect masters of the science of teaching who, with the spirit and enterprise of a Pestalozzi or a Lancaster, will at once come to China, learn the language of

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