Book Review: VI. Missions: A Struggle for a SoulA Struggle for a Soul. And Other Stories of Life and Work in South India. By HinkleyEdyth and ChristliebMarie L. The Union Press, 1816Chestnut St., Philadelphia

1908 Review & Expositor  
This book brings before us the present condition now reigning in Uganda. Since the visit of Livingstone in 1875 this country has held a new interest for us. The door has been opened, the natives asked Livingstone to send some one to them to "show them the way". For thirty years this people has profited by the missionaries' teaching and presence. Old saperstitiona have been supplanted by a knowledge of Christian life. It is Dot dangerous to life now to go to Uganda, but a new diffi· culty meets
more » ... he teacher. The open door brings some strange influences from Europe and from India, which are often in direct antagonism to those of the missionary. Mr. Hattersley has proven by his work in this country that Uganda must be reached through the imparting of sound education. Schools have been established and the work so slow in the beginning is now making rapid strides. The young chiefs, the old men, the children are all seeking and obtaining the knowledge which brings light to their minds and salvation to their souls. Mr. Hattersley tells in a very interesting manner many of the customs and habits of these people. The illustrations are excellent, being taken from photographs. M. B. M.
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