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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
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
Grandmother's Tracks By Margaret Fisher
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A biography of Ruth Alice Fisher (nee Hurditch), 1875 - 1959. CMS missionary in Uganda and wife of Rev. A. B. Fisher. Written by her granddaughter Margaret Surie (nee Fisher)
Grandmother's Tracks By Margaret Fisher
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A biography of Ruth Alice Fisher (nee Hurditch), 1875 - 1959. CMS missionary in Uganda and wife of Rev. A. B. Fisher. Written by her granddaughter Margaret Surie (nee Fisher)
Up from Zero By Anna Seward Pruitt
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This book recounts the history of Protestant missionaries in Northern China. It is written by Anna Seward Pruitt who to honor the example of a beloved cousin that died in China, Anna Seward went to... More > China as a missionary in the late 1880's. She stayed there until the mid 1930's with her husband Cicero Washington Pruitt became among the longest serving Protestant missionaries there.< Less
Up from Zero By Anna Seward Pruitt
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This book recounts the history of Protestant missionaries in Northern China. It is written by Anna Seward Pruitt who to honor the example of a beloved cousin that died in China, Anna Seward went to... More > China as a missionary in the late 1880's. She stayed there until the mid 1930's with her husband Cicero Washington Pruitt became among the longest serving Protestant missionaries there.< Less
God & Myself, An Inquiry Into the True Religion By Martin J. Scott
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This is a little book for those seeking a right understanding of the true religion. It is an attempt to look at things in the ordinary common-sense way. It will be of especial benefit to those who... More > are engaged in giving instruction to seekers after the truth. By reading this book carefully, an inquirer will be informed on all the main points of the true religion. As a handbook for inquirers, it aims at seeing things from their standpoint.Misrepresentation and misunderstanding are the two great sources of error. To remove these and in so doing to set forth the splendor of truth is the purpose of these pages. --Martin J. Scott, 1917 See the preview for the Table of Contents.< Less
God & Myself, An Inquiry Into the True Religion By Martin J. Scott
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This is a little book for those seeking a right understanding of the true religion. It is an attempt to look at things in the ordinary common-sense way. It will be of especial benefit to those who... More > are engaged in giving instruction to seekers after the truth. By reading this book carefully, an inquirer will be informed on all the main points of the true religion. As a handbook for inquirers, it aims at seeing things from their standpoint.Misrepresentation and misunderstanding are the two great sources of error. To remove these and in so doing to set forth the splendor of truth is the purpose of these pages. --Martin J. Scott, 1917 See the preview for the Table of Contents.< Less
Alfred Sadd of the Gilberts: A Memoir By Nelson Bitton
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First published in 1944, this small book is a gem, worthy of a place with the best of Christian biography. Alfred Sadd, missionary to the Gilberts, did not desert the people in their hour of danger,... More > and so he sacrificed his life. His customary greeting: “Hello, I’m Sadd. But I’m not!” seemed to epitomise his irrepressible spirit and enthusiasm. The original book ran into three editions. We are now pleased to present the first new edition in sixty years.< Less
Alfred Sadd of the Gilberts: A Memoir By Nelson Bitton
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First published in 1944, this small book is a gem, worthy of a place with the best of Christian biography. Alfred Sadd, missionary to the Gilberts, did not desert the people in their hour of danger,... More > and so he sacrificed his life. His customary greeting: “Hello, I’m Sadd. But I’m not!” seemed to epitomise his irrepressible spirit and enthusiasm. The original book ran into three editions. We are now pleased to present the first new edition in sixty years.< Less