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Story of the China Inland Mission by Geraldine Guinness

Map of China from Volume 2

Today’s free download is the two-volume Story of the China Inland Mission by Hudson Taylor’s daughter-in-law, Geraldine Guinness. My thanks to the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide for making this public domain set available for digitisation.

Mrs Howard Taylor (aka. Mary Geraldine Guinness [1865-1949], The Story of the China Inland Mission, with an Introduction by J. Hudson Taylor, 2 Vols. London: Morgan & Scott, 1893. Hbk. pp.476+510. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Volume 1 Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Preliminary. White Untoi Harvest
    1. Our Position and Sphere
    2. Looking Back
    3. The Century’s Advance
  • Part II: J. Hudson Taylor. A Retrospect
    1. The Power of Prayer
    2. The Call to Service
    3. Life in London
    4. Voyage to China
    5. Early Missionary Experiences
    6. With the Rev. William Burns
    7. Man Proposes, God Disposes
    8. Settlement in Ningpo
    9. Timely Supplies and Return to England
  • Part III: The China Inland Mission I. Origin and Formation
    1. Origin and Foundation
      • 1. First Years at Home
      • 2. Faith’s Resolve
      • 3. The New Mission
      • 4. Praying and Working
      • 5. Launching Forth
      • 6. Voyage of the “Lammermuir”
      • 7. Christmas in China
    2. Growth and Extension
      • 8. Early Days in Hang-Chau
      • 9. A Summer Journey
      • 10. “Safe in the Arms of JESUS”
      • 11. Pioneering Difficulties
      • 12. New Developments
      • 13. The Yang-Chau Riot
      • 14. Regions Beyond
      • 15. “Faithful that Promised”
    3. “Nevertheless Afterward”
      • 16.”Thick Darkness where GOD was”
      • 17. “Ask and Ye Shall Receive”
      • 18. Native Missionaries
      • 19. “Ye did it unto Me”
  • Appendix

Volume 2 Contents

  • Part I. Progress and the Regions Beyond
    • 1. Twenty Years Ago
    • 2. Early Days in Cheh-Kiang
    • 3. The Chicago of China; or, Founding the Western Branch of the C.I.M.
    • 4. Stories From Shao-hing
    • 5. A Conficianist City: Its Customs and Converts
    • 6. “The Lame take the Prey”
    • 7. Pioneers in Gan-Hwuy and Kiang-Si
    • 8. Facts about Funds
    • 9. The Longest Ebb, and the Turn of the Tide
  • Part II. Inland China and the Chefoo Convention
    • 10. Inland China closed, and yet the Eighteen given
    • 11. The Gates of the West, and the Workers who mihgt not enter
    • 12. The Chefoo Convention, 1876
  • Part III., “Oh, Rock, Rock, Hast Thou Opened?”
    • 13. “South of the River” and “South of the Lake”. Mr. Henry Taylor’s itinerations in Ho-nan, and Mr Judd’s first visit to Hu-nan, 1875 and 1876
    • 14. A Two Months’ Trip to Shen-si. Journey of Messrs. Baller and King, September and October. 1877
    • 15. C.I.M. Pioneers in Shan-si. First journey of Messrs. James and Turner, October 1876, to January 1877
    • 16. To the Far North-West and Back. Messrs. King and Budd, Easton and Parker, i Shen-si and Kan-suh, October, 1876 to April 1877
    • 17. How Kwei-Chau and Kwang-siwere First Reached. Pioneering journey of Messrs. Judd and Broumton to Kewi-Chai, Reinforcements—Messrs. George Clarke, Edward Fishe, and Landale. Janairy to September, 1877
    • 18. Mr McCarthy’s Walk Across China. January to August, 1877
    • 19. Through the Famine in Shan-si. Relief work 1877-1879
    • 20. Among Eternal Snows. Mr James Cmaeron’s journey
    • 21. Thirty Thousand Miles in Safety. Widespread evangelisation that followed the Chefoo Convention. 1876-1878.
  • Part IV. Woman’s Work for Woman
    • 22. CHina’s Homes and and China’s Women
    • 23. Then and Now: A Retropsect and Survey
    • 24. The First Women who went West, 1878
    • 25. A Five Year’s Story, 1878-1883
    • 26. Present-Day Pictures; and Facts for the Thoughtful
  • Part V. Recent Developments
    • 27. The Story of the Seventy, 1881-1884
    • 28. Dr. Schofield and Medical Missions
    • 29. The Cambridge Band and Shan-si
    • 30. The Coming of the Hundred, 1887
    • 31. Our Last Six Years
    • 32. “Much more than This”

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