The Missionary Review Volume . 21, . 2

The Missionary Review Volume . 21, . 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...much fruit, tho it is now being gradually superseded by the far superior version made by Dr. Pruce. To the Presbyterian Church of America is due the honor and privilege of having made the first really prolonged and in any measure successful attempt to win Persia for Christ. American missionaries occupied Urmi (Oroomiah) in 1834, and from that center they have extended their work to Tabriz, Salinas, Mosul, and many other places, some of which lie beyond the boundaries of the Persian Empire. These stations (alas that circumstances should have recently compelled some of them to be abandoned!) are comprised under the appellation of the " Western Persia Mission." Their "Eastern Persia Mission" was founded in 1835. The work in Teheran, the present capital, was begun in 1872. Since then steady progress has been made year by year. Hamadan and Resht have been occupied, and the Apostolic method of itinerating and preaching the Word everywhere The spelling of proper names is not entirely that of the author, but generally follows the Review system. throughout the whole country, as far south as the 34th jiarallel of latitude where the district assigned to the Church Missionary Society begins, has been faithfully and diligently carried into operation. The work of the Church Missionary Society in Persia began in 18G9 with a visit from the Ilev. (now Dr.) Robert Bruce, who, ou his way to resume the work he had long carried on in the Punjab, tarried for a time at New Julfa, near Isfahan, and found so much encouragement from the spirit of religious inquiry manifested by Persians anxious to find a faith higher, purer, and more soul-satisfying than LOOKINCl OVER THK ROOFS OF ISFAHAN. Islam, that he remained there, busily engaged in the work of...show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 476g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236550102
  • 9781236550101