Notices of Madras and Cuddalore: In the Last Century, from the Journals and Lectures of the Earliest Missionaries [principally Benjamin Schultze] of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

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Longman and Company, 1858 - Missions - 169 pages
 

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Page 161 - I sat down on an elevated spot to contemplate this scene; the tower of blood and impurity on the one hand, and the Christian preachers on the other. I thought on the commandment of our Saviour,
Page 69 - Melancthon, and presented to the Emperor Charles V. at the diet of Augsburg, in the name of the whole Protestant body.
Page 117 - Have we not power to eat and to drink? 5 Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?
Page 106 - Sharbil, a document which was written probably at the end of the fourth or beginning of the fifth century and...
Page 60 - Version : with Notes, Explanatory and Practical; taken principally from the most eminent writers of the United Churches of England and Ireland : together with Appropriate Introduction, Tables ana Index.
Page 152 - I had taken no part in the late transaction of the marriage of the Prince of Wales with the Princess of Brunswick ; in which both my Lord Temple and Mr.
Page 24 - ... Sambandhar, Appar, and Sundarar, and speak of them as the Tamil Veda. All these popular works encourage the worship of idols. The idolatry of India, at first sight, appears to leave no place for God and truth. A hundred and sixty years ago, when Schultze landed as a missionary in India, he wrote : — Almost all heathens are as dull as the brutes. You may talk to them of God. or of virtue ; they understand one as little as the other, and care nothing for either. Would you help these unreasonable...
Page 52 - Meilappur, with a staff in his hand, and built a temple ; and the kings Malabar, Choromandel, and Pandi, together with others of various nations, willingly submitted themselves to the Law of St. Thomas. The time came when the holy man died by the hand of a brahmin ; and with his blood he made this Cross.
Page 46 - All general truths, such as the being of God, creation, providence, that it is the duty of man to know and worship God, the heathens admit, as well as that their deities are stone, and cannot help them.

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