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History of the Missions of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions to the Oriental Churches, Volume II.

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Author: Rufus Anderson
Published: 1872
Language: English
Wordcount: 119,577 / 368 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.2
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 403
Added to site: 2006.11.28
mnybks.net#: 15385
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Religion, History
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by him.--Dr. Van Dyck succeeds him as Translator.--The Missionaries.--Death of Dr. De Forest.--The Schools.--Progress in Fifteen Years.--Ain Zehalty. --Church at Hasbeiya.--Attitude of the Maronite Clergy.--B'hamdûn. --Kefr Shema.--A High-minded Christian.--Religious Toleration. --Prospect of a Native Ministry.--A New Call for the Gospel.--Church at Alma.--Successful Ministry at Cana.--First completed Protestant Church Building in Syria.--The Missionary's Wife at Cana. --Persecution.--The Women at Alma.--Training of Helpers.--Ain Zehalty again.--Struggles in the Department of Education. --Accessions to the Churches.--New Protestant Community at Deir Mimas.--A Cheering Annual Meeting.--Friendly Aid from United States Ambassador.--Arabic New Testament published.

CHAPTER XXXIX.

SYRIA.--1860-1863.

Another Civil War in Syria.--The Missionaries Safe.--Massacre near Sidon.--Mr. Bird at Deir el-Komr.--Destruction of Zahleh

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