Our India Missions; A Thirty Year's History of the India Mission of the United Presbyterian Church of North America, Together with Personal Reminiscen

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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. 1886 Excerpt: ...if provided for, but would not work. In the course of a few months they began one by one to desert the colony. At the end of three years the seven had all departed, and with the exception of a few employed directly in Mission work, Kana'ya and Bhaj'na were all that remained of the colony. The lazy and ...
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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. 1886 Excerpt: ...if provided for, but would not work. In the course of a few months they began one by one to desert the colony. At the end of three years the seven had all departed, and with the exception of a few employed directly in Mission work, Kana'ya and Bhaj'na were all that remained of the colony. The lazy and unchristian conduct of those brethren for whose benefit this attempt at colonization was made, grieved Mr. Martin and Mr. Scott exceedingly. The mere failure of the project itself was not so very important; but such conduct Such good-for-nothings roved about the country, laid their burden upon missionaries, refused to work, brought the Christian religion into contempt, and gave so much trouble that the problem of their employment and support began to be spoken of by some as "the mountain difficulty of mission work." When, therefore, the attempt of our brethren to solve this problem by settling some Christian families on land, not only failed, but resulted in setting adrift six or seven families more to wander about mischievously, can we wonder that they were grieved? The unchristian conduct of those colonists, and the troubles and hardships which their conduct entailed upon poor Brother Scott, had, it is believed, very much to do with his last illness. This failure to colonize Christians at Scott garh, more probably than any other one thing, led our missionaries to question whether we ought to try to colonize them, or establish industrial schools, or undertake to provide for their support in any form whatever. But I will leave this question to be taken up in another place. After the failure of this forced and artificial attempt at colonization, the small Christian community, which existed at Scott garh previous to this attempt, began to grow slowly--...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150468520
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 166
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.35 (d)

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