Foreign News: Chinese Bible

His Excellency Dr. Sao-Ke Alfred Sze, Chinese Minister to the U. S., was the guest of honor at a luncheon of the American Bible Society in Manhattan. The luncheon was given to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the translation of the Bible into Chinese by Robert Morrison. It was announced that 90,000,000 Bibles in the Chinese language have been issued.

All speeches were broadcast by radio. Said Dr. Sze: "Particularly at this time, China, while passing through a period of transition in her attempt to follow the example of the United States and to...

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