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The Parochial Missionary Magazine, Ed. by G. Trevor (Paperback) Loot Price: R438
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The Parochial Missionary Magazine, Ed. by G. Trevor (Paperback): George Trevor
The Parochial Missionary Magazine, Ed. by G. Trevor (Paperback): George Trevor

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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.1849 Excerpt: ... MISSIONARY RECOLLECTIONS, No. 2. Bishop Carrie.--Madras. My earliest recollections of a heathen land are coupled with the memory of ODe who was ever spoken of at Madras as the good Bishop A Corrie. No man, that I ever saw, had more distinctly marked in face, form, speech, and countenance, the character of S. Barnabas: "He was a good man and full of the Holy Ghost." In stature and general appearance, he reminded me of Bishop Chase, of Illinois, whom I knew when I was an undergraduate at Oxford. Both were of a height and size which might be called majestick. The American Prelate carrying with him the greater air of activity and resolution; the English one, of gentleness and compassion. Deeply as Bishop Chase interested me in his naratives of labour and adventure in the wild woods, through which, with axe in hand, he literally carved a way for the gospel, and won to the Church the successive bishopricks of Ohio and Illinois, the walk of Bishop Corrie among the idolatrous nations of the east was no less illumined by the Sun of righteousness. He was one of the little band of East India Company's Chaplains who, in the face of general indifference and partial opposition, have vindicated the missionary character of the Church of England. It is strange, indeed, that any clergyman or christian could ever exist in the presence of idolatry without attempting to preach and propagate the gospel: but it is too true that numbers of our countrymen in India have lived, and are still living, in daily intercourse with thousands of benighted heathens, without so much as wishing to christianize them. Instead of having their spirit stirred in them like St. Paul's, when he saw the city of Athens wholly given to idolatry, they mostly stand aloof from, and sometimes discredit and di...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: George Trevor
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 126
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-88084-1
Barcode: 9781150880841
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-88084-8

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