Missions At Home And Abroad; Papers And Addresses Presented At The World's Congress Of Missions…

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byE. M. Wherry

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... THE PROBLEMS OF OUR MULTIFARIOUS POPULATION AND THEIR PROBABLE SOLUTION. BY REV. WM. C. ROBERTS, D.D., LL.D. This subject appears at first sight somewhat vague and indefinite, for the problems which have near or remote connection with our multifarious population are both numerous and varied. The social ones have been exhaustively discussed by many of our wellknown college Professors in the daily and weekly journals of the country. The political problems have assumed a sufficient importance to attract the attention of our ablest statesmen and best patriots. The problems, however, that concern most immediately this Congress of Missions are those which have a special bearing on the progress of Christ's kingdom. Even these are too numerous to be considered in all their details in a paper not allowed to exceed twenty minutes in length. Consequently the speaker will only undertake to set forth those phases of the problems and their solutions which will call out the most thorough discussion of both. The first great problem that confronts the church and the state at the present time is that of immigration. The number of persons that land annually on our shores is beginning to create uneasiness in the minds of our best men. It rose in 1886 to the enormous figure of 800,000 souls, and fell only a very littie below that during the year ending with June of this year 1893. The annual accessions to our population from this source alone would make a city nearly as large as Brooklyn, or a state with a larger population than that of Nevada, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Delaware, North or South Dakota, Vermont, Rhode Island, Washington, New Hampshire, Florida, Colorado, or Maine. If all the immigrants who have landed on our shores during the last ten years...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... THE PROBLEMS OF OUR MULTIFARIOUS POPULATION AND THEIR PROBABLE SOLUTION. BY REV. WM. C. ROBERTS, D.D., LL.D. T...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217785816

ISBN - 13:9780217785815

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