Sunday, July 29, 2007

Onward Christian soldiers

In the 1850s, on the eve of the Indian Mutiny, the Reverend Midgely John Jennings, the chaplain of the tiny Christian population of Delhi -- where the last of the Mughal emperors held court -- urged the uprooting and extinction of the Hindu and Moslem faiths. His instrument would be the technological prowess of the British Empire, the divinely-gifted agency of God's Providence. See this week's Musing.

Click to enlarge Anne's Sunday offering.