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       PLAIN TALKS ON CHURCH ENTERTAINMENTS.
  (This is the first of a series of talks on this subject by Rev. J. W.
Hall, Louisville, Ky.  We commend the earnest and forcible style
in which the writer enforces his views.--Ed.)


     THE NAME GOD IN A DOZEN AFRICAN LANGUAGES.
  l Eboe, Abara-beke.
  2. Mendi, Gewoh...
  3 Sherbro, Haba-tukeh.
  4. Aku, Oloru.
  5 Temne, Kroomasaba.
  6 Kroo, Ngesooa.
  7 Pessah, Rala.
  8 Bassa, Gra-poor.
  9 Vye, Canbah.
  10 Congo, Pembah.
  11 Tusu, Alla.
  12 Gorah, Daiah.
  The clause "The Lord said unto Moses"--in four African languages:
  1 Temne, O Rabbu o pa ka Musa.
  2 Yoruba, O lorum o so fun Musa, or Olorun o wikpe lodo Musa.
  3 Medi, Gewcoh yeh Musah mah.
  4 Sherbro, Haba-tukeh or hor Mosisy lane.
                                    --J. FRITZ in The New Africa.


                      CHURCH  STATISTICS.
  According to the figures of Dr. E. M. Bliss in the Independent, we
had in 1890 a total religious membership of 20,632,456; in 1900, we had
28,241,201, being a gain of 7,608,745 souls, or 32 per cent.




			
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African Methodist Episcopal Church Review, Vol. 17, Num. 4

Religion Department

Volume:  17
Issue Number:  04
Page Number:  347
Date:  04/1901


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