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A Religious Guidebook to Europe
REV. PROF. JAMES I. GOOD, D.D.
,” “Famous Missionaries of the
Together with a Chapter by
There is no department of human knowledge more interesting than history, and none which rightly used is more conducive to mental and moral development. History properly written brings the mind into helpful contact with past generations by the narration of their achievements, quickens the imagination by the touch of pure and high sentiment, appeals to the heroic element of human nature by the stimulus of the romantic, exhibits the unity of the human race alike in its fears and hopes, and reveals God upon His throne, overuling the evil for good, causing the wrath of man to praise Him, and compelling all things to work together for good for the true welfare of the world.
Among historians some have the gift of popular presentation of the subjects they describe. They know what interests the people, and how to interest them. American Christians holding to the Reformed Faith and the Presbyterian Polity, are to be congratulated that Prof. James I. Good has added this volume, "Famous Places of the Reformed Churches,” to his other popular historical works. Possessed of a facile pen, easily a master in the