Table of contents for China's millions : the China Inland Mission and late Qing Society, 1832-1905 / Alvyn Austin.

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foreword xiii
list of illustrations xv
acknowledgments xvii
preface xxi
abbreviations xxx
Introduction 1
Putting on Chinese Dress 1
TheWordless Book 2
Sectarian Conversion 11
Jesus Opium 14
The Conspiracy of Silence 15
Then and Now 28
One Pilgrim's Progress 29
1. Black Barnsley, 1832-1851 33
London, 20 November 1860, "About Breakfast Time" 33
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AMarket Town in the County of Coveting 36
JohnWesley Comes to Barnsley 38
Cheapside 41
TroubledWaters 46
Thunder and Lightning 48
The Blessed Hope 53
2. The Wicket-Gate, 1851-1865 59
The First Pilgrimage 59
The Odd Sparrow 65
The Heavenly Kingdom 70
The Heavenly Questions 72
The Earthly Family 75
3. Calling the Pilgrim Band, 1865-1866 78
The First Vision 78
The Great Revival 82
Spurgeon'sWordless Book 86
The Team 90
The Brethren 94
The Establishment 98
The Helpers 100
The General Director 103
The Last of England 107
Appendix 1: Passengers on the Lammermuir 109
4. The Land of Strangers, 1866-1875 111
The First Generation 111
TheWicket-Gate, Again 114
The Pigtailed Tribe 120
The Outrage 123
The Riot Season 128
The NativeMissionary Association 132
"The Bombshell Scattering Us" 136
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5. The Valley of the Shadow, 1875-1880 139
The Pilgrims'Map 139
The Great Famine 144
The Land of the Yellow Emperor 150
The Temple-Land 154
TheMan Who Stood by the Gate 160
The Religion of the Golden Pill 163
The ChineseWordless Book 167
The Essay Contest 169
The Opium Sot 171
The Overcomer of Demons 175
6. National Righteousness, 1875-1888 181
The Second Vision 181
The Exchanged Life 186
The Council ofManagement 188
The Ladies' Council 195
The Anglo-Oriental Anti-Opium Society 185
The Candidates 199
The Cambridge Seven 206
Appendix 2: London Council Members and Referees, 1872-1876 210
7. The Octopus, 1875-1888 217
The Second Generation 217
The China Council 225
The Scattering 227
Tea-Shop Evangelism 233
Gossiping the Gospel 237
Jesus Opium 241
Appendix 3: Course of Study for Probationers, 1886 250
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8. The Heavenly Invitation Offices, 1880-1888 255
Teacher Hsi 255
The Demoniac among the Tombs 260
The Red Pills 264
The Shanxi Spirits 268
The Baptists 270
The Oberlin Band 274
The Great Origin: Taiyuan 278
The Cambridge Seven 280
The Feeder of the Sheep 283
9. The New World, 1888-1900 291
The Third Vision 291
The Transatlantic Cables 298
Toronto the Good 301
The North American Council 305
The Divine Healers 309
A New Beginning 312
The Great Design 315
The Associates 317
The Candidates 320
Chart 1, Applicants: Residence, 1888-1901 322
Chart 2, Denominational Affiliation, 1887-1915 326
10. God's Ambassadors, 1888-1899 332
The Third Generation 332
The High Tides 339
Chart 3, Growth of the CIM by Provinces, 1885-1899 345
Chart 4, Growth of the Chinese Church by Provinces, 1885-1899 347
The Book of Arrangements 349
The Breakdown 351
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11. The Middle Eden, 1888-1899 354
The Venerable Chief Pastor 354
North Shanxi 362
The Opium Dream 365
AWealthy Place 371
The Rules for theMiddle Eden 379
The Converts 381
The Cambridge Seven 383
The Pastor'sWife's Dream 387
The Pastor's Death 391
12. The End of the Middle Eden, 1900 395
The Spirit Boxers 395
Making Sense 400
The Killing Time 409
The Exodus 415
The Last Pilgrim 417
The Last Exodus 419
13. The Aftermath 421
The Blood of theMartyrs 421
Returning to the Ruins 426
Beyond the Jade Gate 431
TheModel Province 435
Postscript 438
Conclusion: Something Happened 440
The Shanxi Spirits 440
The City of Brotherly Love 443
Testing the Spirits 448
The DelectableMountains 454
bibliography 459
index 480
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Missions -- China -- History -- 19th century.
China -- Church history -- 19th century.
China Inland Mission -- China.