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THE CHRISTIAN CONQUEST OF ASIA
STUDIES AND PERSONAL OBSERVATIONS OF ORIENTAL
BY JOHN HENRY BARROWS, D.D.
CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS, PUBLISHERS
CONTENTS:-I. Beginning at Jerusalem; or Christianity and Judaism. II. The Cross and the Crescent in Asia.-III. Observations of Popular Hinduism.-IV. _Philosophic Hinduism.-V. Some Difficulties in the Hindu Mind in Regard to Christianity.—VI. Christianity and Buddhism.-VII. Confucianism, and the Awakening of China.-VIII. Success of Asiatic Missions: America's Responsibility to the Orient.
Dr. Barrows's book gives an account of the results achieved by the introduction of Christianity into Asia during this century. The exact religious condition of the Asia of to-day is clearly detailed; and a hopeful forecast is given with regard to the continuance of the work already auspiciously begun in the Far East.
The Morse Lectures for 1895
THE WHENCE AND THE WHITHER OF MAN
A BRIEF HISTORY OF HIS ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT, THROUGH CONFORMITY TO ENVIRONMENT
BY JOHN M. TYLER
12mo, 312 pp., $1.75
CONTENTS:-Introduction.-I. The Problem: The Mode of its Solution.-II. Protozoa to Worms: Cells, Tissues, and Organs.-III. Worms to Vertebrates: Skeleton and Head.-IV. Vertebrates: Backbone and Brain.-V. The History of Mental Development and its Sequence of Functions.-VI. Natural Selection and Environment.-VII. Conformity to Environment.-VIII. Man.-IX. The Teachings of the Bible.-X. Present Aspect of the Theory of Evolution.-Chart showing Sequence of Attainments and of Dominant Functions.-Phylogenetic Chart of the Animal Kingdom.—Index.
"It is thoroughly strong and able, and in a perspicuous way presents the doctrine of evolution in its relation to man in his social, moral, and religious nature. To the question 'Whence?' the author answers, as all evolutionists do, Protoplasm'; to the question Whither' his reply is, 'Everything points to a spiritual end in animal evolution.' The whole discussion is calm and evidently in the interest of truth rather than of tradition."-The Outlook.
FROM THE DAWN OF HISTORY TO THE
BY WILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS, D.D. Formerly of the Imperial University of Tokio; Author of "The Mikado's Empire" and "Corea, the Hermit Nation
12mo, 457 pp., $2.00
CONTENTS:-I. Primitive Faith: Religion before Books.-II. Shinto: Myths and Ritual.- III. The Kojiki and its Teachings.- IV. The Chinese Ethical System in Japan.-V. Confucianism in its Philosophical Form.-VI. The Buddhism of Northern Asia.-VII. Riyobu, or Mixed Buddhism.-VIII. Northern Buddhism in its Doctrinal Evolutions.IX. The Buddhism of the Japanese.-X. Japanese Buddhism in its Missionary Development.-XI. Roman Christianity in the Seventeenth Century.-XII. Two Centuries of Silence.- Notes, Authorities, and Illustrations.-Index.
"The book is excellent throughout, and indispensable to the religious student."— The Atlantic Monthly.
"To any one desiring a knowledge of the development and ethical status of the East, this book will prove of the utmost assistance, and Dr. Griffis may be thanked for throwing a still greater charm about the Land of the Rising Sun."
The Morse Lectures for 1893
THE PLACE OF CHRIST IN MODERN
By A. M. FAIRBAIRN, M.A., D.D.
Principal of Mansfield College, Oxford
8vo, 556 pp., $2.50
Introduction.-THE RETURN TO CHRIST.
Division I. - The Law of Development in Theology and the
Division II.-Historical Criticism and the History of Christ. Book II.-THEOLOGICAL AND CONSTRUCTIVE.
Division I.-The New Testament Interpretation of Christ.
Division III.-A. God as Interpreted by Christ the Determinative
Principle in Theology.
B. God as Interpreted by Christ the Determinative
"One of the most valuable and comprehensive contributions to theology that has been made during this generation."-London Spectator.
"Suggestive, stimulating, and a harbinger of the future catholic theology." -Boston Literary World. "An important contribution to theological literature."-London Times.
THE BIBLE AND ISLAM: OR,
THE INFLUENCE OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS ON THE RELIGION OF MOHAMMED
BY HENRY PRESERVED SMITH, D.D.
12mo, 319 pp., $1.50
I. The Apostle of Allah.
II. The Common Basis in Heathenism.
III. The Koran Narratives.
IV. The Doctrine of God.
V. The Divine Government.
VI. Revelation and Prophecy.
"We should be inclined to regard this volume as perhaps the very best for one who desired to get a clear understanding of the doctrines rather than of the practical workings of Mohammedanism.'
"The general reader will not meet with a more complete compendium of the religious teachings of the Prophet of Arabia."
-New York Commercial Advertiser.
The Ely Lectures for 1891
ORIENTAL RELIGIONS AND CHRISTIANITY
A COURSE OF LECTURES DELIVERED BEFORE THE STUDENTS OF UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, NEW YORK
BY FRANK F. ELLINWOOD, D.D.
12mo, 384 pp., $1.75
I. The Need of Understanding the False Religions.
II. The Methods of the Early Christian Church in Dealing with Heathenism.
III. The Successive Developments of Hinduism.
IV. The Bhagavad Gita and the New Testament.
V. Buddhism and Christianity.
VI. Mohammedanism Past and Present.
VII. The Traces of a Primitive Monotheism.
VIII. Indirect Tributes of Heathen Systems to the Doctrines of the
IX. Ethical Tendencies of the Eastern and the Western Philosophies. X. The Divine Supremacy of the Christian Faith.
The special value of this volume is in its careful differentiation of the schools of religionists in the East, and the distinct points of antagonism of the very fundamental ideas of Oriental religions toward the religion of Jesus. "Outlook.
"A more instructive book has not been issued for years."
-New York Observer. "The author has read widely, reflected carefully, and written ably." —Congregationalist.
"It is a book which we can most heartily commend to every pastor and to every intelligent student, of the work which the Church is called to do in the world."— The Missionary.
The Ely Lectures for 1890
THE EVIDENCE OF CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE
BY LEWIS FRENCH STEARNS, D.D.
12mo, 473 pp., $2.00
I. The Evidences of To-day.
II. Philosophical Presuppositions-Theistic.
III. Philosophical Presuppositions-Anthropological.
V. The Growth of the Evidence.
VI. The Verification of the Evidence.
VII. Philosophical Objections. VIII. Theological Objections.
IX. Relation to other Evidences.
X. Relation to other Evidences-Conclusion.
"His presentation of the certainty, reality, and scientific character of the facts in a Christian consciousness is very strong."-The Lutheran.
"An important contribution to the library of apologetics."
"A good and useful work."—The Churchman.
"The tone and spirit which pervade them are worthy of the theme, and the style is excellent. There is nothing of either cant or pedantry in the treatment. There is simplicity, directness, and freshness of manner which strongly win and hold the reader."-Chicago Advance.
CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS
153-157 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK