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Polar Quest - Mission Plans By Sean Chapple
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In August 1818 a remarkable encounter took place between two British naval officers and a band of Eskimos on the shores of Greenland. The British officers had only ever met one Eskimo before, the... More > Eskimos had never before seen a white man; indeed they asked, “Where do you come from, the sun or the moon?” This encounter was the beginning of a captivating chapter in naval history, the dawn of a long quest, first for the North West Passage, later for the North Pole and then for the South Pole. The ethos that bound these early sledging teams together, provoking them to achieve historical milestones against overwhelming odds, inspired a plan to mount Polar Quest, a commemorative military expedition to the Polar Regions in 2006/07. Polar Quest - The Mission Plans are the detailed plans prepared by Captain Sean Chapple to launch the expedition.< Less
JRW: The Fukien Mission By John Fitzgerald, Frances Slater
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JRW: John Richard Wolfe was born in 1832 in the townland of Mallavonea, near Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland. He was the second son of farmer Richard Wolfe and Susan Croston, a Church of Ireland... More > family. John followed a religious path early in his life being a Scripture Reader for the Irish Church Mission. He then trained as a missionary with the Church Missionary Society (C.M.S) in England and was assigned to Foochow in South China. He landed there in 1862 and successfully pursued his missionary work until he died in 1915. John married and had six children. He was made Archdeacon in 1887 and Vice-President of the C.M.S in 1910. We have produced a number of books that give an insight into aspects of his work and his family. This book contains extracts from various sources which set a broad picture in terms of the political and practical circumstances in China in the missionary field of which John Richard was a part.< Less
Britain & The Early Church By Abba Seraphim
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The early history of Christianity in Britain is rich in legend but the written sources are sparse. Using archaeological, liturgical and reliable historical texts Abba Seraphim examines Britain's... More > place in the Early Church, and its connections with both Rome and the apostolic churches of the East, to show that despite its remoteness, its contribution to mission, art and culture was considerable.< Less
Leafy Hill The Early Years By Carey Brown
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Leafy Hill the Early Years documents the colourful journey of Charles and his friends through the first year of Biology at the Leafy Hill Campus of Lady Jane Grey University. Charles and friends... More > such as Jim Skint, cross swords with lecturers, launch a rescue mission for an abducted pet hamster, and encounter a drunk falcon. Charles soon learns that Leafy Hill is a place where dreams are fulfilled, and adventures create heroes or villains of mere mortal students!< Less
From The Trench of Mission Control to the Craters of the Moon By The Trench Team
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“The early years of America’s human space program. Stories from the men of Mission Control’s Flight Dynamics group: The Trench”
JRW: Story of the Fuh-kien Mission By John Fitzgerald, Frances Slater
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JRW: John Richard Wolfe was born in 1832 in the townland of Mallavonea, near Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland. He was the second son of farmer Richard Wolfe and Susan Croston, a Church of Ireland... More > family. John followed a religious path early in his life being a Scripture Reader for the Irish Church Mission. He then trained as a missionary with the Church Missionary Society (C.M.S) in England from 1857 and after being ordained deacon in St. Paul’s cathedral in May 1861 he was assigned to Foochow in South China. He landed there in 1862 and successfully pursued his missionary work until he died in 1915. John married and had six children. He was made Archdeacon in 1887 and Vice-President of the C.M.S in 1910. We have produced a number of books that give an insight into aspects of his working environment, his achievements and his family. This book contains “The Story of The Fuh-kien Mission of the Church Missionary Society”, third edition, published in 1890 and the fourth edition published in 1904.< Less
And That's the way it was... By Dawn's Early Light By Trent C. Young
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I have known for many years that this story must be told. It is an accounting of the facts as I remember them some thirty years later. It is not too difficult to remember though, for I have had these... More > memories dictate my life and have for many of those years, yielded to the person and character I had become because of those events. This is the story of a covert operation in the Republic of South Vietnam after the war officially ended. A covert mission, which I was told, was one of both principle and one of great honor and! a mission with secrets I would take to the grave...< Less
And That's the Way It Was... By Dawn's Early Light By Trent C. Young
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I have known for many years that this story must be told. It is an accounting of the facts as I remember them some thirty years later. It is not too difficult to remember though, for I have had these... More > memories dictate my life and have for many of those years, yielded to the person and character I had become because of those events. This is the story of a covert operation in the Republic of South Vietnam after the war officially ended. A covert mission, which I was told, was one of both principle and one of great honor and... a mission with secrets I would take to the grave...< Less
And that's the way it was... By Dawn's Early Light By Trent C. Young
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I have known for many years that this story must be told. It is an accounting of the facts as I remember them some thirty years later. It is not too difficult to remember though, for I have had these... More > memories dictate my life and have for many of those years, yielded to the person and character I had become because of those events. This is the story of a covert operation in the Republic of South Vietnam after the war officially ended. A covert mission, which I was told, was one of both principle and one of great honor and… a mission with secrets I would take to the grave...< Less
And that's the way it was... By Dawn's Early Light By Trent C. Young
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I have known for many years that this story must be told. It is an accounting of the facts as I remember them some thirty years later. It is not too difficult to remember though, for I have had these... More > memories dictate my life and have for many of those years, yielded to the person and character I had become because of those events. This is the story of a covert operation in the Republic of South Vietnam after the war officially ended. A covert mission, which I was told, was one of both principle and one of great honor and… a mission with secrets I would take to the grave...< Less