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China Mishkid: My Life as a Missionary Kid in China (1938-1955)

China Mishkid: My Life as a Missionary Kid in China (1938-1955)

by A. Donald MacLeod


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This true story of growing up under the turmoil of war in the Far East raises important questions. How far is it justified to risk the life and wellbeing of a child so that parents can fulfil their calling? How helpful is it to be called a "third culture kid"? Can such children be prepared for re-entry into their passport country? What if parents themselves struggle with questions of national identity and personal fulfilment ? This easy-read is an honest yet hopeful account of one boy's experiences....

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ISBN-13: 9781525532160
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 09/20/2018
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Donald MacLeod is research professor at Tyndale Theological Seminary, Toronto. He has been President (and a founder) of the Renewal Fellowship Within The Presbyterian Church in Canada and is also a past president of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada. Awarded the Donald Grant Creighton Award for his 2004 biography of W. Stanford Reid, he is President of the Canadian Society of Presbyterian History since 2010, he has been a frequent contributor to academic papers and conferences. He holds two honourary degrees from Gordon Conwell and Westminster Theological Seminaries. He is married to Judith and they have two adult sons and five grandchildren. Since they moved back to Canada from Boston twenty-one years ago the MacLeods have made their home in Brighton, Ontario....

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