Christian Missions; Their Agents, And Their Results Volume 1

Paperback | July 8, 2012

byThomas William M. Marshall

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...I am Btill attached to the Christian religion." And now a word about their so-called converts. We can only take our information from themselves, or other Protestants who knew them. " Their converts," says Mr. Bowen, " are accused of wallowing in every crime that degrades human nature;"T and we shall presently hear the Baptists admitting that the accusation was perfectly just. But unfortunately this is not all. " In their correspondence," continues Mr. Bowen, " it abundantly appears that they are no strangers to the existence of vicious practices, even in their own society. The crimes of the Hindoos are depicted with a virulence altogether unequalled, while those of their own followers are softened into imprudencies, fallings off, irregularities, and unlovely intimacies? These are the terms by which fornication and adultery are noticed if the parties happen to be the brethren." Periodical Accounts from the Serampore Mission, passim. Dr Brown, vol. ii., pp. 63-65.: Wolff's Journal, p. 44 Report of the Committee of the Baptist Missionary Society, October 7,181ft. History of the Missionary Societies, by Rev. T. Smith, vol. i., p. 328. Missionary Incitement and Hindoo I)«moralization, by John Bowen, p. 27. " The converts made by the Baptist mission," writes another ardent Protestant a few years later, " are the most wretched creatures imaginable. Under the Baptist system all is dreary. The convert receives the word only, and is left to grope his way in the dark over obstacles which not one in a hundred surmounts.'! Eammohun Roy,--whom Colonel Macdonald with military ardor calls " another Luther,":: and the Unitarians claim as " a Hindoo convert to the Christian faith,"--says of the same class, " They are not only idle, debauched reprobates, but...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...I am Btill attached to the Christian religion." And now a word about their so-called converts. We can only take our inf...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.58 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217811639

ISBN - 13:9780217811637

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