Short Studies in Scriptural Subjects [Comprising of: ‘The Ministry of Holy Angles’; ‘The Doctrine of Demons’; ‘The Wisdom of God as Manifested in His Works’; ‘The Holy Spirit and Missions: Delivered as an address at the celebration of the Centenary of Rupert’s Land, in Winnipeg, 1920’]

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Westgate, Rev. T.B.R. [Thomas Buchanan Reginald] (1872-1951)

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Westgate, Rev. T.B.R. [Thomas Buchanan Reginald] (1872-1951). Short Studies in Scriptural Subjects [Comprising of: ‘The Ministry of Holy Angles’; ‘The Doctrine of Demons’; ‘The Wisdom of God as Manifested in His Works’; ‘The Holy Spirit and Missions: Delivered as an address at the celebration of the Centenary of Rupert’s Land, in Winnipeg, 1920’]. [Toronto, Canada]: Missionary Society, Church of England , ND [Circa 1920’s?]. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 69. Small 8vo., measuring 7.5″ x 11″. Teal stapled card covers. A selection of religious essays wherein the author discusses amonst other subjects the work of angels (‘The Ministry of the Holy Angles’), the work of the devil and recognizing demons (‘The Doctrine of Demons’), an attempt at ascertaining the truth of the existance of God (‘The Wisdom of God as Manifested in His Works’), and the the author’s views with regards to Christianizing missions abroad and at home (namely to China (‘the Orient), to the Inuit (“Eskimo) in the Arctic and Sub-arctic regions, African nations, amongst others) in an essay entitled, “The Holy Spirit and Missions: Delivered as an address at the celebration of the Centenary of Rupert’s Land, in Winnipeg, 1920”). The author not only makes extensive reference to Christian scripture, but also to Dante, and other theologians to make the case for his views. No detectable flaws, contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Rare in commerce, and unrecorded in OCLC. Not in Peel, BAC/LAC, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections. From the personal archives of the late Shirlee-Ann Smith, the first Canadian and woman Keeper of the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives. Stapled Wraps. Thomas Buchanan Reginald Westgate (1872-1951) was a Canadian missionary affiliated with the Anglican Church of Canada. Notably, he served as Secretary to the Indian and Eskimo Residential School Commission of the Missionary Society of the Church of England. (#1840) $145.00