John F. Hurst, the young Methodist pastor, recounts his years in northern Germany between 1866 and 1871 where he served as a theological tutor, and later director, in the Methodist Mission Institute there.
Moncure Conway reflects on his 1883-84 journey across the United States, then across the Pacific to lecture in Australia, and finally through Asia, to study the manifestations of the non-Christian religions.
A Civil War general and New Jersey lawyer, James Fowler Rusling comments on what he sees from his northeastern "Yankee" viewpoint during a tour of Europe in 1899. The result is a valuable "snapshot" of Europe through an American perspective at the...
Having traveled several times to the sub-continent as a supervisor of Methodist missions abroad, Bishop John F. Hurst, a talented and diligent observer and student, provides a detailed view of India and Ceylon in the later nineteenth century.