Islam, a challenge to faith; studies on the Mohammedan religion and the needs and opportunities of the Mohammedan world from the standpoint of Christian missions . A MISSION HOUSE IX CAIRO In this building are a girls boarding-school, a bovs day school, a chapeland a church, and living-rooms of missionaries MISSIONS TO MOSLEMS 205 Rhenish Missionary Society entered the field in 1861 andhas had marvellous success. Other societies from theNetherlands also labor on the island. Dr. Schreiber, for-merly inspector of the Rhenish Mission, said: I do notknow if there is any other part of the mission f

Islam, a challenge to faith; studies on the Mohammedan religion and the needs and opportunities of the Mohammedan world from the standpoint of Christian missions . A MISSION HOUSE IX CAIRO In this building are a girls boarding-school, a bovs day school, a chapeland a church, and living-rooms of missionaries MISSIONS TO MOSLEMS 205 Rhenish Missionary Society entered the field in 1861 andhas had marvellous success. Other societies from theNetherlands also labor on the island. Dr. Schreiber, for-merly inspector of the Rhenish Mission, said: I do notknow if there is any other part of the mission f Stock Photo
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Islam, a challenge to faith; studies on the Mohammedan religion and the needs and opportunities of the Mohammedan world from the standpoint of Christian missions . A MISSION HOUSE IX CAIRO In this building are a girls boarding-school, a bovs day school, a chapeland a church, and living-rooms of missionaries MISSIONS TO MOSLEMS 205 Rhenish Missionary Society entered the field in 1861 andhas had marvellous success. Other societies from theNetherlands also labor on the island. Dr. Schreiber, for-merly inspector of the Rhenish Mission, said: I do notknow if there is any other part of the mission field, withthe exception of some parts of Java, where such largenumbers of Mohammedans have been won for Christ asamong the Battaks of Sumatra.^ The attitude of the. MAP OF THE SOUDAN2Each black square in this map represents one million people; only theshaded squares have been touched by missions. Dutch Government has in recent years greatly changed, and is now favorable to missions. In Sumatra the issuebetween Christianity and Islam was boldly faced from the ^Harlan P. Beach, A Geogrraphy and Atlas of Protestant Missions, Vol. I, 193, 194.-From the Missionary Review of the World. 206 ISLAM : A CHALLENGE TO FAITH outset; there was neither fear nor compromise in mis-sion methods, and this fact, together with considerablefreedom to preach, perhaps accounts for the great suc-cess in winning converts. Java is the richest and largest of Dutch colonial pos-sessions. Six Dutch missionary societies labor on theisland, which has a dense population of 28, 746, 688; ofthese 24, 270, 600 are Moslems. Surely a large and diffi-cult field. Yet by preaching, the sale of Scriptures andmedical work nearly twenty thousand Mohammedanshave been won over to Christianity in J

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