Chester. Behind the Scenes: An Administrative History of the Foreign Work of the Presbyterian Church in the United States

Chester. Behind the Scenes: An Administrative History of the Foreign Work of the Presbyterian Church in the United States

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Chester, Samuel H. Behind the Scenes: An Administrative History of the Foreign Work of the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Austin, Texas: Press of Von Boeckmann-Jones Co., 1928. First Edition. [1230]

Very good maroon cloth hardcover with bright gilt lettering, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 clean pp., tight. Very good. Hardcover.

Inscribed by the author to Dr. & Mrs. S. M. Tenney, January 14, 1929.

Lectures delivered at Austin Theological Seminary, April, 1928.

Chapters:
Organization
Development of Policies
An Unexpected Development [the author was appointed director of the missionary work]
Troubled Waters [transitions in missionary work after the Assembly of 1904]
Self-Support in the Native Church
Educational Problems in Japan and China
Polygamy on the Mission Field
Troubles in the Congo
The Woman's Auxiliary
Comity and Cooperation
Laymen's Missionary Movement
The Inter-Church World Movement
Administrative Changes
The Missionary Objective
A Look Ahead