Christian Missions and Social Progress: A Sociological Study of Foreign Missions, Volumen1

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1897
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"The Students' Lectures on Missions at Princeton Theological Seminary, which form the basis of the book now issued, were delivered by the author in the spring of 1896"--Preface.

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Página 391 - Until they won her; for indeed I knew Of no more subtle master under heaven Than is the maiden passion for a maid, Not only to keep down the base in man, But teach high thought, and amiable words And courtliness, and the desire of fame, And love of truth, and all that makes a man.
Página 431 - Bhikkhus, is the noble truth of suffering : birth is suffering, decay is suffering, illness is suffering, death is suffering, presence of objects we hate is suffering, separation from objects we love is suffering, not to obtain what we desire is suffering. Briefly, the fivefold clinging to existence is suffering.
Página 30 - They felt it incumbent upon them to go out into the world, to be the light of the world and the salt of the earth.
Página 201 - Intent, shall respectively be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Five Pounds, and in default of Payment, to Imprisonment, with or without Hard Labour, for a Period not exceeding Three...
Página 231 - All through the stifling summer of 1770 the people went on dying. The husbandmen sold their cattle ; they sold their implements of agriculture ; they devoured their seed-grain ; they sold their sons and daughters, till at length no buyer of children could be found ; they ate the leaves of trees and the grass of the field ; and in June 1770, the Resident at the Durbar affirmed that the living were feeding on the dead.
Página 26 - Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honorable, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report ; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
Página 462 - So far from this, these non-Christian Bibles are all developments in the wrong direction. They all begin with some flashes of true light, and end in utter darkness. Pile them, if you will, on the left side of your study table, but place your own holy Bible on the right Bide — all by itself, all alone — and with a wide gap between.
Página 304 - I am sorry to say, is made to consist in the adoption of a peculiar mode of diet ; the least aberration from which (even though the conduct of the offender may in other respects be pure and blameless) is not only visited with the severest censure, but actually punished by exclus ion from the society of his family and friends.
Página 432 - This. O Bhikkhus. is the Noble Truth of the path which leads to the cessation of Suffering: that holy eightfold Path, that is to say.
Página 431 - This, O Bhikkhus, is the noble truth of the cause of suffering: thirst, that leads to rebirth, accompanied by pleasure and lust, finding its delight here and there. This thirst is threefold; namely, thirst for pleasure, thirst for existence, thirst for prosperity.

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