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Conference on Missions Held in 1860 at Liverpool: Including the Papers Read, the Deliberations, and the Conclusions Reached

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Published in 1860, this book is the detailed record of the conference on Christian missions that was held in Liverpool in that year. Edited by the conference secretaries, it includes the papers submitted to the meeting and the conclusions drawn at the conference. The delegates were missionaries, directors and secretaries of missionary societies, and church representatives from across Britain. The meeting was a way to share ideas on all aspects of missionary work from recruitment and training through to dealing ...

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Overview

Published in 1860, this book is the detailed record of the conference on Christian missions that was held in Liverpool in that year. Edited by the conference secretaries, it includes the papers submitted to the meeting and the conclusions drawn at the conference. The delegates were missionaries, directors and secretaries of missionary societies, and church representatives from across Britain. The meeting was a way to share ideas on all aspects of missionary work from recruitment and training through to dealing with the challenges missionaries faced in practice. The book has a complete index of the subjects discussed, which included the implications of the Indian Mutiny of 1857; female education; fundraising; and an assessment of the role of medical missions in China and Japan. It also includes a bibliography of written material on Christian missions available at the time of publication.

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Introduction; List of members; Preliminary meeting of conference; First general prayer-meeting; First Session: Resolution of mutual welcome; Paper on European missionaries abroad J. Mullens; Addresses; Minute on missionaries and their plans; Second Session: Paper on the best means of exciting and maintaining a missionary spirit J. B. Whiting; Addresses; Minute on the means of exciting and maintaining the missionary feeling at home; The missionary lectureship: report; First Missionary Soirée: Addresses; Second general prayer-meeting; Third Session: Paper on missionary education C. B. Leupolt; Address C. T. Hoenrlé; Paper on missionary education T. Smith, J. H. Titcomb; Addresses; Minute on missionary education; Fourth Session: Paper on the best means of calling forth home liberality James Lewis; Addresses; Minute on the means of securing increased liberality to missionary work; Second Missionary Soirée: Address B. L. Singh; Address on the Peshawur mission Lieut.-Col. Edwardes; Address on missions in South Africa W. Shaw; Fifth Session: Communication from Rotterdam; Address of the Chairman on native agency; Paper on native agency in foreign missions R. S. Hardy; Addresses; Minute on native agenda; Sixth Session: Committee on income of religious societies; Paper on candidates for missionary work T. Green; Addresses; Resolution on Mr. Bickersteth's letter: on the special work of prayer in January, 1861, and simultaneous sermons on missions; Minute on the best means of obtaining well-qualified missionaries; Third Missionary Soirée: Address on Indian converts in the Mutiny C. B. Leupolt; Address on missions in Turkey J. R. Tucker; Address on female education in the East J. Fordyce; Address on medical missions in China and Japan Dr. Macgowan; Fourth general prayer-meeting; Seventh Session: Address of the Chaiman; Paper on native churches F. Trestrail; Addresses; Minute on native churches; Resolution of thanks; Resolution on parting; Addresses; General public meeting; Appendix; Index.

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