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AN ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY RECORD OF PROGRESS AND OPPORTUNITY IN WORLD-WIDE CHRISTIAN MISSIONS

DELAVAN L. PIERSON, Editor, 354-360 Fourth Avenue, New York

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

REV. D. L. LEONARD, D.D., General News

BELLE M. BRAIN, Best Methods

EDITORIAL COUNCIL
REV. L. C. BARNES, D.D.
REV. JOHN G. FAGG, D.D.

MRS. FRANK MASON NORTH
PROF. HARLAN P. BEACH
REV. F. P. HAGGARD, D.D.

MRS. WALLACE RADCLIFFE
REV. ARTHUR J. BROWN, D.D. HARRY WADE HICKS

REV. H. F. SWARTZ
REV. HIGH L. BURLESON

REV. GEO. HEBER JONES, D.D. REV. F. C. STEPHENSON, M.D.
W. T. DEMAREST
J. ERNEST MCAFEE

REV. CHARLES R. WATSON, D.D.

W. E. DOIGHTY

MRS. HELEN B. MONTGOMERY REV. STANLEY WHITE, D.D.

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CONTENTS FOR OCTOBER, 1915

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The Moslem Holy of Holies at Mecca

A Thank-Offering Message to Missionary

Cover Illustration

Societies. By Mrs Mary Clokey Porter 774

Mrs. E. E. Calverley, M.D., and Her Daugh-

A Thank Offering Letter. By Mrs. J. F.

Seebach

776

ter Grace in Arab Costume Frontispiece

A Dead Sea (Poem)

777

777

Thanksgiving Ann. By Kate W. Hamiltan

“Fuel for the Missionary Fires

By Mrs. F. M. Gilbert Back of Frontispiece

World-Wide Missionary News

Sigas of the Times

Heroic Americans

781

The War and the Jews

721

The Situation in West Persia

781

The Jews and Prophecy

722

Effects of the War in Arabia

782

The Plight of Armenians

723

Salvation Army in India

783

Opportunities in Italy

724

Robert E. Speer in Siam

784

Thinking in Millions

724

America's Opportunity in China

785

Progressive Evangelism in America

725

Every-Member Canvass" in Hainan 786

787

Coming Events ..

726

The Need of the Japanese Church

Chinese Prayer Meeting in Tokio/.

788

With Our Sisters in Arabia (Illus.)

What Led Them to Christ?

788

By Mrs. E. E. Calverley, M.D.

727

A Modern Egyptian Plague

789

Prosperity in Belgian Kongo

789

Portrait of Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer

738

Conditions in Uganda .

790

The Beginning of a Story. A Moslem Con-

The Y. W. C. A. at the Exposition

791

Immigration and the War

791

vert's Journey in Search for Knowledge

Evangelistic Work Among Russians

792

By Rev. Stephen Van R. Trowbridge. 739

Prohibition in Canada

792

The Red Men and the Gospel. The Indians

Mexico Wide Open to the Gospel

793

Social Service in South America

794

of the United States, Christians and

The Kikuyu Controversy Continued

794

Non-Christians (With Map)

In the Trenches.

795

By the Rev. T. C. Moffett, D.D.

745

Religion in German Prison Camps

795

Catholic Missions Handicapped .

796

Chapel Cars in Russia (Illus.)

By L. Lodian

755

A Clinic in Comparative Religion.

Obituary Notes

Expert

Paul D. Bergen of China; Philip W. Pitcher

Experimental Testimony as to Buddhism

of China; Wm. M. Upcraft of China; Rev.

and Christianity

E. R. Miller of Japan

796

By Robert E. Speer

759

Turkey and Islam

Books on Missions and Mission Lands

By the Rev. H. U. Weibrecht, D.D... 766

The Fight for Peace, Gulick; The Sunday.

Religious Liberty in Russia. A Review of

School Teacher and the Program of Jesus,

Trull and Stowell; The Bible and Life,

the Present Situation from the Standpoint

Hughes; Getting Things from God, Blan-

of Evangelical Christianity

chard: The Speaker's Handbook; Board of

By A. McCaig, B.A., LL.D.

769

Missionary Preparation, Sanders: Negro

Year Book, Work; The Japanese Problem

Our Debt to the Negro

772

in the United States, Mills; The Spell of

Department of Best Methods (Illus.)

Japan, Anderson; Thirteen Years in Mex-

Conducted by Belle M. Brain

ico, Drees; “Rome'in Scripture and His.

tory, Jennings; Among Missions in the Ori.

Praise and Thank-Offering Meeting

773

ent, Hertzler and Shoemaker; New Books 797

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