Education: Mathematics of Missions

About to be published is the World Missionary Atlas, stupendous compilation of data on Protestant missionary enterprise.

In 1860, the total annual income of all missionary societies was $4,000,000 in 1900, $20,000,000; in 1923, $70 000,000.

Approximate figures for money:

1860 1923

U.S. $1,000,000 $45,000,000

Great Britain 2,800,000 13,300,000

Canada ... 3,300,000

Continental Countries 200,000 3,600,000

Before the War, Germany gave to missions as much as all other continental countries combined. But, in 1923, Germany's share of the $3,600,000 was only $30,000—most of the balance having come from Scandinavia. Approximate figures for white man and...

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