Islam and missions: Being papers read at the Second Missionary Conference on behalf of the Mohammedan World at Lucknow, January 23 - 28, 1911. Edited by E. M. Wherry, S. M. Zwemer, C. G. Mylrea

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Elwood Morris Wherry, Samuel Marinus Zwemer, C. G. Mylrea
Fleming H. Revell Company, 1911 - 298 pages
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Page 8 - And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand : and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art thou for us, or for our adversaries ? And he said, Nay ; but as captain of the host of the LORD am I now come.
Page 182 - And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed; and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.
Page 8 - When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace: but when a stronger than he shall come upon him, and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and divideth his spoils.
Page 218 - Their prophecies never come to pass ; and of their secrets, what is true is not new, and what is new is not true.
Page 161 - As all forms of religion are and shall be freely professed in my dominions, no subject of my Empire shall be hindered in the exercise of the religion that he professes, nor shall be in any way annoyed on this account.
Page 286 - I believe in the communion of saints, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting." Now these foundation truths are in danger of being undermined, not in themselves, but in the minds of many, by the dislocations of modern thought, and the Moslem with his backward culture has far less chance of dealing successfully with these difficulties than the Christian with his heritage of continuous and progressive religious thought.
Page 144 - ... you justly claim that your position should be estimated not merely on your numerical strength but in respect to the political importance of your community and the service it has rendered to the Empire. I am entirely in accord with you.
Page 208 - My object,' he wrote or caused to be written in his memoirs, ' my object in the invasion of Hindustan is to lead a campaign against the infidels, to convert them to the true faith according to the command of Mohammad (on whom and his family be the blessing and peace of God), to purify the land from the defilement of misbelief and polytheism, and overthrow the temples and idols, whereby we shall be ghazis and mujahids, champions and soldiers of the faith before God.
Page 42 - O our God, wilt thou not judge them ? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us ; neither know we what to do : but our eyes are upon thee.
Page 282 - To promote, among the Musalmans of India, feelings of loyalty to the British government, and to remove any misconception that may arise as to the intention of government with regard to any of its measures.

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