Send The Light

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Send the Light is a collection of letters written by the most beloved of all Southern Baptist missionaries. These letters offer a rare glimpse into the daily routine of a woman who challenged nearly every missionary preconception that Baptists cherished at the turn of the century. She faced wars, anti-American animosity, and cultural alienation with a quiet dignity and faith that inspired her fellow missionaries and eventually won the hearts of her Chinese neighbors. She urged her denomination to support their ...
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Overview

Send the Light is a collection of letters written by the most beloved of all Southern Baptist missionaries. These letters offer a rare glimpse into the daily routine of a woman who challenged nearly every missionary preconception that Baptists cherished at the turn of the century. She faced wars, anti-American animosity, and cultural alienation with a quiet dignity and faith that inspired her fellow missionaries and eventually won the hearts of her Chinese neighbors. She urged her denomination to support their missionary enterprises with the same type of zeal that motivated her. Moreover, Lottie Moon was never bashful about chiding, even scolding them when she thought they were not doing enough to support missions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865548206
  • Publisher: Mercer University Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2002
  • Series: Baptists Ser.
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 492
  • Sales rank: 1,476,105
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
I "There are souls to rescue, there are souls to save ...": The H. A. Tupper Letters, 1873-1893 1
II "Let us pray that grace may everywhere abound ...": Articles for The Foreign Mission Journal 170
III "Let us gather jewels for a crown above ...": The R. J. Willingham Letters, 1893-1912 263
IV "And a Christ-like spirit ev'rywhere be found ...": Letters to family and friends 384
V "Let us not grow weary in the work of love ...": Epilogue 444
Index 457
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