Twentieth Century Impressions of Hongkong, Shanghai, and Other Treaty Ports of China Volume 1; Their History, People, Commerce, Industries, and Resour

 
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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. 1908 Excerpt: ...in China, in 1854, and worked for a time, with William Burns, inland from Shanghai, and in Swatow. Intending to take up work at the latter place, he was led to devote himself to the evangelisation of Inland China, and formed the China Inland Mission in 1866, when he sailed with sixteen others in the Lammermuir. This mission has developed work in all of the eighteen provinces except Kwangtung and Kwangsi. James Legge (1814-98). Appointed Principal of the Anglo-Chinese College in Malacca, he removed to Hongkong in 1843, He issued the first volume of his translation of the Chinese Classics in 1861, and completed the work in seven volumes. He translated, also, the "Book of Rites," the "Book of Changes," the "Texts of Taoism," &c. He was appointed to the Chair of Chinese Studies at Oxford in 1876, Alexander Wylie (1815-87), arrived in China in 1847 to superintend the printing press of the London Missionary Society in Shanghai. Afterwards he was agent for the British and Foreign Bible Society. He wrote "Memorials of Protestant Missionaries," and "Notes on Chinese Literature," a descriptive catalogue of the most important Chinese writings. James Gilmour (1843-91), was celebrated for his work among the Mongols, concerning which he wrote two books. Aim. The aim of missions in China is to proclaim the Evangel of our Lord Jesus Christ. Mission operations stand to be judged by the faithfulness and efficiency with which they do that work. Converts, scholars, hospitals, printing presses, Bibles, and newspapers, all have their places as auxiliary to this end, and are viewed in relation to it. Methods. The methods in use to compass this end are various. First comes preaching. Every missionary is first of all a preacher-...

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