By Robert Moffat
The author deals the subsequent pages to the church buildings of his kingdom as an humble contribution to their inventory of data relative to heathen lands. It includes a trustworthy checklist of occasions that have happened in the variety of his adventure and statement, and offers a lot that can serve to demonstrate the odd attributes of African society. it will probably, he ventures to wish, have a tendency materially to advertise the research of the philosophy of missions. it's going to provide either theS age and theD ivine with evidence for which possibly they weren't ready, and show levels of humanity which they've got now not hitherto saw. it is going to additional convey that, amid circumstantial variations, there's a radical id within the operations of human depravity, in A sia, in Polynesia, and in A frica; and that whereas the Gospel is the one, it's also the uniform, treatment for the misery of a global convulsed by way of sin, and writhing with pain. it's going to current impressive examples of the entire subjugation of a few of the fiercest spirits that ever trod the burning sands of A frica, or shed the blood of her sable offspring. the author has indulged yet a bit in philosophical disquisition, as he deemed it his province mostly to provide evidence. He leaves it with males of rest and reflecting behavior to research, examine, and deduce from these evidence such doctrines as theyS upply. I ndeed, little during this means should be extra to the luminous works of Drs. Campbell and Harris, and Messrs. Hamilton, Noel, and others, by way of whom the topic of Missions has been so learnedly and eloquently illustrated. He hopes no apology may be deemed worthwhile for any imperfections which can look within the education of hisN arrative. The collocation of phrases, and the polish of sessions, have made yet a small a part of his experiences. Such targets, he conceives, weren't the gadgets for which he was once despatched to A frica, and th
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