China Past and Present

My wife Michelle and I have decided to digitise a number of Sunday magazines from the Victorian Era, starting with the Sunday at Home. This was published by the Religious Tract Society in London from the 1850s to the 1920s and contains a wealth of interesting material. Amongst the most interesting are the various missions…

Ken Stewart on Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe: Fictional Missionary in Britain’s Pre-Missionary Age

The following article is now available on-line in PDF by permission of the author: Ken Stewart, “Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe: Fictional Missionary in Britain’s Pre-Missionary Age,” Haddington House Journal 14 (2012), 173-188. Click here to read this unusual article.

Changing Lives and Communities for Christ – Victorian Style.

From: “Far and Near: Notes of the Month,” Sunday At Home 1902-1903, pages 137-138 Casting Out Devils In Birmingham [p.137] ST. LAURENCE PARISH, Birmingham, is not an attractive spot; a death-rate of forty per thousand, and a reputation for ruffianism and rowdyism, have given it a character unenviable. It is here that policemen go two and…