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

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

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History of the Missions of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions to the Oriental Churches, Volume I by Rufus Anderson

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cution.--Changes in the Mission.--Case of Mr. Temple.--Death of Mrs. Van Lennep.

CHAPTER X.

GREECE AND THE GREEKS.--1824-1844.

The Greek Mind as affected by Circumstances.--Death of Mr. Gridley. --Education of Greek Youth.--Result of Experience.--Marriage of Mr. King.--His School in Poros.--He removes to Athens.--Change in the Government.--A New Missionary.--High Schools.--Station at Argos. --Power of the Hierarchy.--Free Circulation of the New Testament. --Opposition to the Old Testament.--Intrigues against the Mission. --Success notwithstanding.--Station on Scio.--Argos relinquished. --Removal from Scio to Ariopolis.--Serious Embarrassments.--Death of Mrs. Houston.--Religious Toleration and Political Parties.--Growth of Intolerance.--The Station abandoned.--The Retiring Missionaries. --Station among the Greeks of Cyprus.--Explorations.--Ignorance of the People.--Insalubrious Climate.--Friendly Disposition of the People.--Death

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