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A Religious Service

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From the Studio
Conducted by the Rev. C. F. Andrews, M.A.
Order of Hymn, 'Jesu, Lover' of my soul ' (A. and M. No. 193)
Prayer
Bible Reading - St. John xi
Hymn, 'When I survey the wondrous Cross' (A. and M., No. 108):
Address by the Rev. C. F. Andrews, M.A.
Prayer
Hymn, 'O Love that will not let me go' (A. and M., No. 699)
Benediction.

As an interpreter of the East and of the West to one another, few men have done more in our generation than Mr. C. F. Andrews, who will give the address in the broadcast service tonight. After a time as Vice-Principal of Westcott House, Cambridge, and as a member of the Pembroke College Mission, Walworth, he went out to India, in 1904, as one of the Brothers of the Cambridge Mission to Delhi. Today there is no Englishman more trusted in India by Indians, from the least peasant to the two celebrities, Tagore and Gandhi, who are his close personal friends. On several occasions he has been chosen by Indians as a spokesman for their country, and only last year the Viceroy, Lord Irwin paid a tribute to him for his great, though unofficial part, in helping towards the solution of the Indian difficulty in South Africa. Reconciliation is the keynote of his life and work. He has written several books, chief of which are the 'Renaissance in India,' and a book on social problems, entitled 'Christ and Labour.'

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