Eastern Africa As A Field For Missionary Labour; Four Letters To His Grace, The Archbishop Of…

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bySir Bartle Frere

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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. 1874. Excerpt: ... SECOND LETTER. Missionary Agencies sow at work. Romas Catholic Mission it Aden. Universities' Mission tt Zaniibar and Magila. French Mission at Zaniihar and Biga mojo. Church Missionary Society's Mission at Mombassa and Kissoludini. Miuion of United Methodists' Free Churches at Ribe. Other Station! suggested as suitable (or Missionary Establishments. Portuguese Clergy at Ibo and Mozam-bique. French Priests at Mayotte and Noeni Be". Native Halagash Church at Majunga, in Madagascar. Comoro Islands. I will now briefly describe tbe Christian Missions which we found existing and devoting themselves especially to the conversion of the natives of the East African coast. I will not attempt to recapitulate what Livingstone and the travellers who have followed him have done to prepare the way for missionaries. Livingstone's work was avowedly and intentionally missionary, and wherever he has gone, he has, like John the Baptist, prepared the way for the Gospel; he has preached the advent of Him who should bring " good tidings to the meek, proclaim liberty to the captives, and opening of the prison to them that are bound;" and wherever missionaries follow him, they will find the message they bear recognised as that of which Livingstone spoke. But I will here confine myself to briefly enumerating the various mission stations which are already in existence and maintained by various churches on these coasts. The following extracts from an official report on the subject of the disposal of liberated slaves describe the missionary agencies now at work. At Aden the only mission in active operation is maintained by the Roman Catholics, chiefly as a base of operations for their missions in the Abyssinian kingdom of Shooa. There is an African orphanage, which is thus described ...

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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. 1874. Excerpt: ... SECOND LETTER. Missionary Agencies sow at work. Romas Catholic Mission it Aden. Universities' Mission tt Zaniibar and Magila. ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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