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From Aldershot to Pretoria

A Story of Christian Work among Our Troops in South Africa

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Author: W.E. Sellers
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,031 / 161 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.4
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 323
Added to site: 2005.08.08
mnybks.net#: 11006
Genre: Religion
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of Soldiers' and Sailors' Homes. It passed a resolution at its annual Conference to the effect that these institutions were essential to any successful work for the good of the Army and Royal Navy; and it has continued, as the years have gone on, to increase the number of its Homes, until at the present time it has thirty under its direction, established in various parts of the empire, which it has provided at the cost of many thousands of pounds, and which are its gift for the common good. They are all held on such trusts as secure them for the free and unreserved use of all the soldiers and sailors of the Queen, without respect of religious denomination.

=The Work of the Anglican and other Churches.=

But Methodism is not alone, as a Church, in this patriotic and Christian enterprise. The Established Church has entered upon it with an ever-increasing earnestness, having come, mainly through the advocacy of the Chaplain-General, Rev. Dr. Edgehill, to grasp the situation, and to realize that for the me

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