A Chinese Appeal to Christendom Concerning Christian Missions. LIN SHAO-YANG. [REGINALD JOHNSTON.
A Chinese Appeal to Christendom Concerning Christian Missions

A Chinese Appeal to Christendom Concerning Christian Missions

London. GP Putnam's Sons NY 1911, 1911. Stock ID #167616

319pp + [10] page publisher's catalogue at rear, index. Library borrowing slip of General Theological Library in Boston tipped-in lower paste down and embossed stamp title page, Dewey number in ink white on spine, few closed tears in cloth at head and tail of spine, original green cloth a little darkened and trifle rubbed, contents clean and sound. Written under the pseudonym Lin Shao-yang, the author of 'A Chinese Appeal to Christendom' was in actual fact, Reginald Johnston the author of the well known 'Twilight in the Forbidden City'. More a critic than an appeal it contains many thoughtful arguments. Chapters include: Missionaries and their Methods; Religious Tolerance in China; Monasticism in China, Christian Intolerance and the Conversion of Aborigines; Emotional Religion; Prayer, Faith and Telepathy; Science and Prayer; Christian Ethics and Social Prejudices; Religion, Magic, and Word-Spells; Western Education in China and the United Universities Scheme. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 167616).

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