WILKINSON, M., Rev.
Missionary fragments. (Second Series). Reverend M. Wilkinson, Missionary to North India.
[Drop title]. Ipswich : Printed by R. Root, Cornhill, [c.1840]. Duodecimo pamphlet, unbound, original stitching, title leaf, pp 33-64; mild scattered foxing, a very good copy.
An unrecorded pamphlet containing a missionary’s essay which contrasts Hindu religious practices with those of Christianity. The study refers to the teachings of the Rigveda, and comments on the rituals of heathenism such as sacrifice, idolatry, ablution and offerings of expiation that are observed to achieve salvation.