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Egypt and Palestine – The Way of Partnership

S.A. Morrison, The Way of Partnership With the C.M.S. in Egypt and PalestineThis little book tells the story of the Church Missionary Society’s work in Egypt and Palestine up to the early 1930s.

S.A. Morrison, The Way of Partnership With the C.M.S. in Egypt and Palestine. London: Church Missionary Society, 1936. Hbk. pp.87. Click to download in PDF.

Reproduced by kind permission of the Church Missionary Society

Contents

1 – Palestine – A Ministry of Reconciliation
2 – Palestine – Greater Works Than These
3 – Palestine – For the Healing of the Nations
4 – Egypt – The Old and the New
5 – Egypt – The Spirit of Life
6 – Egypt – Evangelism by the Church
7 – Palestine and Egypt

Foreword

It is a great pleasure to me to be asked to write a Fore· word to this book on the Near East, first because it is written by my old friend and colleague, Mr. Morrison, and secondly because I still regard the Near East as the land of my adoption, where I spent the best years of my life in missionary service.

The tide – The Way of Partnership – is both significant and well chosen, for perhaps nowhere in the whole world is there more need to-day for the interpretation of the Gospel in terms of partnership than in Palestine and Egypt. Palestine, with its warring creeds and race conflicts, presents a baffling problem to the missionary, and the contribution of the C.M.S. to the solution of this is a notable one. The Jerusalem Girls’ College in which three societies co-operate, is a good illustration of missionary partnership; but the pupils are an equally good example, for in this college Arabs, Jews, and Christians are studying together and learning to appreciate each other’s point of view.

Egypt, with its ancient Coptic Church and its aggressive Mohammedanism, offers another difficult problem, particularly just now when probably a thousand Christians a year are becoming Moslems.

Mr. Morrison is a recognized authority on missionary questions in the Near East, and he tells his story of nearly a century’s missionary effort by the C.M.S. with balanced judgment and insight. He reminds us of the days of the good Bishop Gobat, who founded the first Christian school in Palestine with a small class of nine Arab boys, and thus laid the first foundations of an educational system in what was then an illiterate country. [Click to continue reading]

Rob

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