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Excerpt from The Social Outlook: Papers on Social Problems Read at the Second Oxford Conference of the Wesleyan Methodist Union for Social Service, Easter, 1910From March 29 to April 1, 1910, the Wesleyan Methodist Union for Social Service held itsMoreExcerpt from The Social Outlook: Papers on Social Problems Read at the Second Oxford Conference of the Wesleyan Methodist Union for Social Service, Easter, 1910From March 29 to April 1, 1910, the Wesleyan Methodist Union for Social Service held its second Easter Conference in the Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford.The present volume incorporates most of the papers read and addresses given at the Conference. For the convenience of the general reader the papers and addresses have been regrouped in four sections - viz. The State and the Worker, Destitution, The Rebuilding of Society, and The Church and Social Service.The objects of the Wesleyan Methodist Union for Social Service - which was formed in 1905 - are the collection and study of social facts, the pursuit of social service, and the discussion of social problems and theories from the Christian standpoint, with the view to educate public opinion and secure improvement in the conditions of life...Membership does not commit any one to the support of any political party or social theory, or to the opinion of any individual member.It will be clear from these sentences, culled from the Constitution of the Union, that the contributors to this volume, while one in the recognition of social wrongs and the determination to work for their redress, often differ - and sometimes widely - as to the methods by which advance can be most speedily and surely made.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.