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In Memoriam: Publications in Memory of American Missionaries to the Assyrians By ABCFM
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The American Protestant mission to the Assyrians commenced in 1835 under the auspices of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. The mission to the Assyrians or the "Nestorian... More > Mission", as it was originally called, had its headquarters in Urmia and was to last until the exodus of the Assyrians from their homelands in Persia and Turkey in 1918 during World War I. This book reproduces three publications of the American Mission press in Urmia. They are somewhat unique and certainly quite scarce. The first and third items are complete. Unfortunately the second item is missing two pages. 1. Sermon on the Death of Mr. Perkins by Deacon Yonan of Ada. 2. In Memory of Rev. Benjamin Woods Labaree: a Short History with Four of His Sermons. 3. In Memory of Dr. Joseph P. Cochran (1855-1905). (Note: These publications are in the Assyrian language.)< Less
Missionary Life in Persia By Justin Perkins
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This volume is the second book published by the Rev. Justin Perkins, the first head of the American Protestant mission to the Assyrians which was established in Urmia in 1835. It was written while he... More > was on his second leave in the United States in 1859-60. He deemed his first account of the mission, “A Residence of Eight Years in Persia among the Nestorian Christians” (published in 1843) too large to be updated and “adapted to the railroad and telegraph spirit and taste of the present day”. Consequently he published this shorter volume in 1861 to keep the work of the mission before the eyes of the American reading public of the time. Perkins returned and served in Urmia until August 1869.< Less
Three Missionary Heroes By Benjamin Labaree
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This book is a scarce example of the later publications of the American Presbyterian Mission to the Assyrians. In the 67th Annual Report of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church... More > (1904) we find the following notice: “The volume of missionary sketches, entitled ‘Three Missionary Heroes’, is completed and in the hands of the binder. It includes sketches from Dr. Chamberlain’s thrilling volumes, ‘The Tiger Jungle’ and ‘The Cobra’s Den’; a condensed life of Dr. John Paton, and an autobiography of our Nestorian missionary in Russia, Kasha Yacob Dilakoff, expurgated of some portions which might be offensive to readers of the Orthodox Greek Church. It is to be illustrated beyond any volume we have yet published…” The original purpose of the Mission was to raise the spiritual and educational level of the Assyrians so that they could serve as missionaries to their Muslim neighbors. Very few accounts of the activities of the few Assyrians who did become missionaries survive.< Less
Belize: Stories of a Missionary Family By Mark Dey
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Personal anecdotes of one family's life as they did missionary work in the Central American country of Belize.
Belize: Stories of a Missionary Family By Mark Dey
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Personal anecdotes of one man and his family's experiences while on a missionary trip to the Central American country, Belize. Anecdotes are both humorous and touching, a must read!
The American Missionary -- Volume 33, No. 02, February, 1879 By Various
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The American Missionary -- Volume 38, No. 01, January, 1884 By Various
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The American Missionary -- Volume 50, No. 9, September, 1896 By Various
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The American Missionary -- Volume 43, No. 12, December, 1889 By Various
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The American Missionary -- Volume 44, No. 05, May, 1890 By Various
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