Woman's Work Volume 28-29

Woman's Work Volume 28-29

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...but we quickly discovered that and no one tried to leave that way, though eventually all who had remained in the house escaped by that door, for the guards, seeing that no one went out through it, abandoned their post and that street was left clear, soldiers remaining at the front entrance for several hours. After forty years, Mr. Pittman on a tour this fall was able to do street preaching without being insulted or having stones thrown at him. One man expressed his difference of views by mildly remarking, when he was asked in regard to the road, "These men have come to show us the way to heaven and they do not know the way to Tabriz!" During the first year I was in Tabriz 268 I taught a few pupils; there were two Nestorians, two Armenians and one Moslem. The little Moslem boy could not carry his books through the streets for the bundle would be opened and he beaten for having Christian books in his possession. Now, not only have Moslem young men graduated from the Memorial School but Moslem girls are in the Girls' School, and I am now teaching a Sunday-school class of more than twenty Moslem boys. Incidents of pioneer days, the story of the life and death of the martyred Mirza Ibraheem, and signs of progress were presented at a meeting held October first to commemorate founders' day, and then we sat down to a picnic supper with the band of newly arrived reinforcements as our guests. The presence of the young missionaries together with that of Mr. Labaree and family, who have been transferred to Tabriz from Urumia, -in connection with this review of the past history of the station has given us a new SOME WISE JIIEN OF THE EAST TOMB OF ESTHER AND MORDECAI AT HAHADAN Photo. by Mrs. L. C. Van Hook. impetus and an...show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837363
  • 9781236837363