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Eminent Missionary Women (Paperback) Loot Price: R143
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Eminent Missionary Women (Paperback): Annie Ryder Gracey
Eminent Missionary Women (Paperback): Annie Ryder Gracey

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Eminent Missionary Women (Paperback)

Annie Ryder Gracey

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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 Excerpt: ...was opened, and the schools grew and prospered until Mrs. Thompson was amazed at the magnitude of them. Many villages and important centers applied to have a school opened, and the appeals were mostly responded to, Infant schools, orphanages, Sunday schools, schools for cripples, Moslem boarding schools, and schools for the blind were in fine working order in Beyrout and throughout the Lebanon, supported principally by her sister and herself. In 1869 Mrs. Bowen Thompson suffered from illness induced by overwork and responsibility, but even in bed she occupied herself with reports and operations of the school work. She said, once, "Notwithstanding my great weakness, I have never one instant lost my peace of mind or the sense of the presence of Jesus." She returned to England, but before many days the doctor pronounced her case hopeless. This did not disturb her nor stop her planning for her Syrian schools. She peacefully passed from earth to heaven in November, 1869. Of the bitter lamentation of the Syrian widows and orphans we need say nothing. Of Mrs. Thompson it may truly be said that she shall be held ' in everlasting remembrance." 105 MISS SOPHIA COOKE Forty-two Years a Missionary NOTHER missionary heroine has fallen at fx her post. Across the page of her heroic, devoted, self-sacrificing lite may well be written in illuminated letters the words "I have finished the work which Thou gavest me to do." It was a real event in the history of woman's missionary work when Sophia Cooke left her English home and turned her face toward the Orient. Christian womanhood in its organized capacity had not come to the front in those days, and she had not the help and spiritual upholding of a loving sisterhood in the home land. With Abrahamic fa...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Annie Ryder Gracey
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-69378-2
Barcode: 9781154693782
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-69378-3

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