Education: Out of Their Own Visions

"This college is for all conditions and classes of men without regard to color, nationality, race or religion. A man may be white, black, or yellow; Christian, Jew, Mohammedan or heathen, may enter and enjoy all the advantages of this institution for three, four or eight years, and go out believing in one God, many Gods, or no God. But it will be impossible for one to continue with us long without knowing what we believe to be the truth, and our reasons for that belief."

Thus, in 1871, an American missionary named Daniel Bliss laid down the credo of the small...

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