James Hurley, Books: India-missionaries
found: 8 books

One of Us: Adventures in Living.
No Place, Ruth E. Bergevin. 1980. Soft cover. Book, Presumed first edition. xii, 98pp, more than a dozen illustrations from drawings and photographs. 8vo/23cm. An especially warm and loving memoire of the Indian people whom this gracious Christian missionary educator and administrator met during a lifetime in India. Very Good.
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Book number: 005052
USD 17.60 [Appr.: EURO 15 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1996]
Keywords: India 20th Century Missionary Educator Personal Recollections

Shoshie: THe Hindoo Zenana Teacher
New York, Thomas Whittaker. 1873. Hardcover. Book, (c. 1873). First Edition. 222 + [iii] ads pp, b/w illustrations. 12mo/18cm. Green blind-stamp decorated cloth gilt, well rubbed at spine ends and lower corners, top edge and plates have damp stain, but otherwise internally clean and tight. Miss Harriette G. Brittan (1823-1897) appears to have been a Chritian missionary. This is a curious book purporting to be a biographic account of the life of a Hindu woman who became a teacher of Christianity in the zenanas or women's quarters of Hindu homes. Thomas Whittaker was a publisher of evangelical works based in the Bible House, New York. Good.
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Book number: 002001
USD 21.51 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2439]
Keywords: India Hindu Women's Quarters Zenanas Christian Missionaries Fiction Missions

Uphill Steps in India
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company. 1931. Hardcover. Book, First American Edition (London 1930). 254pp. Sm8vo/20cm. Brown cloth, light wear, pencilled signature of previous owner (Mrs. A.W. Carr/43 Ford Ave.) on ffep, otherwise internally fine. VG+. A picture of missionary life in India as experienced by a British woman missionary at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. Mary Louise Christlieb (1868- ) had already spent thirty three years in India as of this writing and in her Foreword takes pride in specifying that all of the incidents described are personal first-hand enperiences and all of the villages described were personally visited by her. She wrote many other books some more specificaly on Chritianity and the mission movement. Fine.
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Book number: 004481
USD 15.64 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1774]
Keywords: India Missionary Life Christian Missions Missionaries Social Life & Customs

Paul Brand and His Mission: Healing and the Pursuit of Pain at a Hospital in India
New York, Offprint from Saturday Review. 1964. Soft cover. Book, Reprinted from the Saturday Review of October 3, 1964. Unpaged [5 pages]. Light soil. 4to/28cm. An article about the work of Dr. Paul Brand and the Christian Medical College at Vellore, India, especially regarding their work with lepers. There are insets about the background of the Vellore Christian Medical College and Hospital by their Deputy Director, Dr. John K.G. Webb; also a rather unusual endorsement of the work of the Hospital and appeal for funds by and through the Saturday Review. Dr. Paul Wilson Brand (1914-2003) was a world renowned orthopaedic surgical who pioneered in developing tendon transfer techniques for use in the hands of patients with leprosy, now known as Hansen's Disease. Norman Cousins (1915-1990) was a prominent political journalist, author, professor and world peace advocate. He was Editor in Chief of the Saturday Review from 1942 to 1972. Very Good.
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Book number: 004165
USD 14.66 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1663]
Keywords: India Christian Missionaries Vellore Hospital Lepers Margaret Brand John K.G. Webb

Building with India
West Medford, Mass. and New York, Central Committe on the United Study of Foreign Missions with Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada. 1922. Hardcover. Book, First edition. x, 238pp, frontis + 14 monochrome illustrations from photographs, endpaper map, bibliography, index. 12mo/19cm. Brown pictorial cloth, rubbed at extremities (beginning fray at spine ends), slightly soiled, internally clean, tight and very good. A scholarly survey of the religious situation in India and the opportunities for Christian conversions. The map shows most of the stations of the North American missionary societies. Daniel Johnson Fleming (1877-1969) was inaugurated as Professor of Missions, Union Theological Seminary, in 1918. Very Good.
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Book number: 003852
USD 11.73 [Appr.: EURO 10 | £UK 9 | JP¥ 1330]
Keywords: India-Missions Description and Travel Reliigion

An Indian Approach to India. Chapters By a Group of Nationals Interpreting the Christian Movement
New York, Missionary Education Movement in the United States and Canada. 1927. Soft cover. Book, (1927). Christian Voices Around the World series published for the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions. xvii, 186pp, biographical notes on nine authors, Small 8vo/19cm. Decorated blue wrappers, edgewear with light chipping, previous owner name on ffep, otherwise clean, tight and very good. Chapters by the indigenous authors include, Our Cultural Heritage by Manilal C. Parekh, Nationalism in India's Life and Thought by John Jesudason Cornelius, Present Tendencies in Indian Religions by P. Chenchiah, Contribution of the Western Church by C.E. Abraham, Status of Christianity in India by A. Thakar Dass, Christianity and Indian Nationhood by K.T. Paul, Problems of the Indian Church by K.K. Kuruvilla, Cooperation from the West by P.O.Philip and Youth's Challenge to Youth by A.M.K Cumaraswamy. Milton Theobald Stauffer (1885- ) was Educational Secretary of the Student Volunteer Movement at the time of writing. Very Good.
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Book number: 003846
USD 11.73 [Appr.: EURO 10 | £UK 9 | JP¥ 1330]
Keywords: India Civilization Christian Missions Indigenous Indian Authors C.V. A.W. Series

India and Its Missions
New York, The Macmillan Company. 1923. Hardcover. Book, xxi, [iii], 315pp, 3 maps, 22 photo illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. 8vo/19.5cm. Blue cloth gilt, beginning fray at spine ends, half-inch closed split head of rear joint, ex-lib marks, otherwise internally clean, tight and very good. The book is primarily about Catholic mission activities in India but includes statistics on non-Catholic activity. It is divided into three parts: The Land and People; Ecclesiastical History; and, Indian Missions of To-day. Floyd Keeler, Field Secretary of the Catholic Students Missions Crusade inspired the work. Very Good.
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Book number: 003197
USD 16.62 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 1885]
Keywords: India Christian Missions Missionaries American Roman Catholics Capuchin Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul

Christ Rides the Indian Road
Vellore, India, Christian Medical College and Hospital. 1963. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. 24pp, 6 monochrome illustrations from photographs. Oblong 16mo/14 x 19cm. Printed green card wrappers, light soil, internally fine. A description of the roadside work of the Christian Medical Hospital in Vellore India with some historical background taken from an earlier booklet on Dr. Ira Scudder. Dorothy Clarke Wilson, a prolific writer of religious plays and novels visited Vellore in 1957 and describes her trip with the mobile dispensary. Scarce. The Library of Congress lists more than seventy of her works but not this one. Fine.
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Book number: 003736
USD 14.66 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1663]
Keywords: South India Christian Medical Missionaries Vellore Mobile Dispensaries Dr. Ira Scudder Horow

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