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ABCFM Annual Reports of the Mission to the Nestorians & the Assyrian Mission By ABCFM
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The American Protestant mission to the Assyrians originated in the work of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) which was a joint body of several Protestant denominations.... More > The Mission to the Nestorians (renamed Mission to Persia in 1869) was established among the Assyrians of Urmia in 1835. A related mission called the Assyria Mission was established in Mosul in 1849 and lasted until 1860. In 1870 the mission was transferred under the jurisdiction of the American Presbyterian Church. This volume contains the annual reports for the period from 1832 to 1869 while the mission was under the ADCFM.< Less
West Persia Mission Annual Reports - Volume I: 1871-1904 By Presbyterian Church
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The American Protestant mission to the Assyrians which was established in 1835 by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) was transferred under the jurisdiction of the... More > American Presbyterian Church in 1870. In 1869 the mission was renamed Mission to Persia and later was divided into the West and East Persia Missions. The West Persia Mission included Urmia and the mission mainly directed to the Assyrians. This volume contains the annual reports of the West Persia Mission for the period from 1871 to 1904.< Less
West Persia Mission Annual Reports - Volume II: 1905-1923 By Presbyterian Church
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The American Protestant mission to the Assyrians which was established in 1835 by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) was transferred under the jurisdiction of the... More > American Presbyterian Church in 1870. In 1869 the mission was renamed Mission to Persia and later was divided into the West and East Persia Missions. The West Persia Mission included Urmia and the mission mainly directed to the Assyrians. This volume contains the annual reports of the West Persia Mission for the period from 1905 to 1923.< Less
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
Remembering: 25 Years of God's Faithfulness in India By Bula Dell Blanchard
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Maurice and Bula Dell were young Tennesseans called to do big things for the Lord, and it would require a lifetime of their reliance upon God’s faithfulness. Having made the willing, yet... More > thoughtful decision to accept God’s call, they traveled to Burma to begin working as Christian missionaries. Events of World War II forced them to evacuate separately, not knowing where or when they would ever find each other again. Through a series of awe-inspiring events, God planted them in Ramapatnam, South India. He used the following years to grow them in ways that would help fulfill His purposes in that part of the world. Bula Dell’s 1940’s American dream of honeysuckle and roses around their front door was traded for beautiful eternal “blossoms” of new believers at Heaven’s door.< Less
Memoir of Rev. Henry Lobdell, M.D. By Rev. W.S. Tyler
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The American Protestant mission to the Assyrians, founded in 1835, under the auspices of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions is well known and documented. The Americans... More > originally called this mission the "Nestorian Mission". Less well known is the mission that was established in Mosul in 1849 directed towards the Assyrians of the Chaldean Catholic Church and the Syrian Orthodox Church. This mission was called the “Assyrian Mission” based on the recognition of the geographical area in which it was operating. Rev. Henry Lobdell joined this mission in 1851 as a medical missionary and served in it until his early death in 1855 at the age of 28. This memoir provides details of the early history of the mission and is an important witness to the life and activities of the Assyrians in Mosul and the surrounding areas of the mid 19th century.< 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
Letters from China and Around the World (b/w version) By Devin Butts
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Letters from China and Around the World written by Rachel Fair Brown Hollis and Family History of Rachel Fair Brown Hollis: A collage of articles, clippings, stories, letters, and pictures that... More > tell the story of her life and that of her mother's family, the Sallees, and her father's family, the Browns.< Less
Letters from China and Around the World (color version) By Devin Butts
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Letters from China and Around the World written by Rachel Fair Brown Hollis and Family History of Rachel Fair Brown Hollis: A collage of articles, clippings, stories, letters, and pictures that... More > tell the story of her life and that of her mother's family, the Sallees, and her father's family, the Browns.< Less
Skylife Manor By Caitlyn Danielle Cain
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When a mysterious worldwide ailment breaks out, kings and queens of various manor schools are forced to consider this question: Who will take over our manors, should this plague find its way to us?... More > Who will take over manorial duties, such as dealing with the feudal peasants? Most kings and queens are choosing to allow the peasants working on their manors to enroll in their manor schools, determined to pick out youths who possess the life skills imperative of rulers. The king and queen of Skylife Manor have made this decision, but their daughter Skylie is not pleased. As the royal pupils of Skylife Manor try to adapt to being mingled with peasants, they find themselves facing challenges they never could have imagined. At the same time, the peasants are doing their best to adjust to a very foreign lifestyle, and the unwelcoming royals are not making it any easier on them. Determined to secure her manor from the peasants, Skylie sets out on her most destructive mission yet…one that may come back to bite her.< Less