THE SOG AD THE SOIL
OR, THE MISSIOARY IDEAI THE OLD TESTAMETBy Prof. W. G. JORDA, D.D.GEERAL PREFACETHE title of the present series is a sufficientindication of its purpose. Few preachers,or congregations, will face the long coursesof expository lectures which characterisedthe preaching of the past, but there is agrowing conviction on the part of somethat an occasional short course, of six oreight connected studies on one definitetheme, is a necessity of their mental andministerial life. It is at this point the pro- jected series would strike in. It wouldsuggest to those who are mapping out ascheme of work for the future a variety of subjects which might possibly be utilised inthis way.The appeal, however, will not be restrictedto ministers or preachers. The variousvolumes will meet the needs of laymen andSunday School teachers who are interestediiGeneral Prefacein a scholarly but also practical expositionof Bible history and doctrine. In the handsof office-bearers and mission-workers the" Short Course Series " may easily becomeone of the most convenient and valuableof Bible helps.