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

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

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

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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