James Hurley, Books: Christian Missionaries
found: 7 books

 
BERGEVIN, RUTH E.
One of Us: Adventures in Living.
No Place, Ruth E. Bergevin. 1980. Soft cover. Book, Presumed first edition. xii, 98pp, more than a dozen illustrations from drawings and photographs. 8vo/23cm. An especially warm and loving memoire of the Indian people whom this gracious Christian missionary educator and administrator met during a lifetime in India. Very Good.
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Book number: 005052
USD 17.60 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 | £UK 13.75 | JP¥ 1920]
Keywords: India 20th Century Missionary Educator Personal Recollections

 
BRITTAN, HARRIETTE G.
Shoshie: THe Hindoo Zenana Teacher
New York, Thomas Whittaker. 1873. Hardcover. Book, (c. 1873). First Edition. 222 + [iii] ads pp, b/w illustrations. 12mo/18cm. Green blind-stamp decorated cloth gilt, well rubbed at spine ends and lower corners, top edge and plates have damp stain, but otherwise internally clean and tight. Miss Harriette G. Brittan (1823-1897) appears to have been a Chritian missionary. This is a curious book purporting to be a biographic account of the life of a Hindu woman who became a teacher of Christianity in the zenanas or women's quarters of Hindu homes. Thomas Whittaker was a publisher of evangelical works based in the Bible House, New York. Good.
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Book number: 002001
USD 21.51 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17 | JP¥ 2346]
Keywords: India Hindu Women's Quarters Zenanas Christian Missionaries Fiction Missions

 
CHRISTLIEB, M.L.
Uphill Steps in India
Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company. 1931. Hardcover. Book, First American Edition (London 1930). 254pp. Sm8vo/20cm. Brown cloth, light wear, pencilled signature of previous owner (Mrs. A.W. Carr/43 Ford Ave.) on ffep, otherwise internally fine. VG+. A picture of missionary life in India as experienced by a British woman missionary at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. Mary Louise Christlieb (1868- ) had already spent thirty three years in India as of this writing and in her Foreword takes pride in specifying that all of the incidents described are personal first-hand enperiences and all of the villages described were personally visited by her. She wrote many other books some more specificaly on Chritianity and the mission movement. Fine.
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Book number: 004481
USD 15.64 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1706]
Keywords: India Missionary Life Christian Missions Missionaries Social Life & Customs

 
COUSINS, NORMAN
Paul Brand and His Mission: Healing and the Pursuit of Pain at a Hospital in India
New York, Offprint from Saturday Review. 1964. Soft cover. Book, Reprinted from the Saturday Review of October 3, 1964. Unpaged [5 pages]. Light soil. 4to/28cm. An article about the work of Dr. Paul Brand and the Christian Medical College at Vellore, India, especially regarding their work with lepers. There are insets about the background of the Vellore Christian Medical College and Hospital by their Deputy Director, Dr. John K.G. Webb; also a rather unusual endorsement of the work of the Hospital and appeal for funds by and through the Saturday Review. Dr. Paul Wilson Brand (1914-2003) was a world renowned orthopaedic surgical who pioneered in developing tendon transfer techniques for use in the hands of patients with leprosy, now known as Hansen's Disease. Norman Cousins (1915-1990) was a prominent political journalist, author, professor and world peace advocate. He was Editor in Chief of the Saturday Review from 1942 to 1972. Very Good.
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Book number: 004165
USD 14.66 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1599]
Keywords: India Christian Missionaries Vellore Hospital Lepers Margaret Brand John K.G. Webb

 
FOSS, CYRUS D., D.D., LL.D.
From the Himalayas to the Equator. Letters, Sketches and Addresses, Giving Some Account of A Tour in India and Malaysia
Eaton & Mains/Jennings & Fye, New York and Cincinnati. 1899. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. 262pp, frontis portrait of author, Preface, 17 monochrome illustrations from photographs, index. 12mo/19cm. Illustrated blue cloth gilt, white titling on front board badly rubbed tho pictorial illustration mostly unaffected, ight wear, presentation inscription on ffep, "Fred A. Thomas/Cbristmas 1903/from/Mother", otherwise internally clean, otherwise light wear, internally clean, tight and very good. Cyrus D.Foss (1834-1910) the author, one of the Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the U.S.was delegated by the Board of Bishops to visit all of the missionary stations in India and Malaysia. The visit took place in 1898 and occupied six months. Listed as item F56 in Harold F. Smith, American Travellers Abroad: A Bibliography of Accounts Published before 1900. (Southern Illinois University Press, 1969). Very Good.
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Book number: 004814
USD 24.44 [Appr.: EURO 23 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2666]
Keywords: India Malaysia Travel & Description Christian Missionaries Methodist Episcopal Church

 
SINGMASTER, ELSIE
A Cloud of Witnesses
Cambridge, Mass, Central Committee on the United Study of Foreign Missions. 1930. Hardcover. Book, (1930). 236pp, frontis portrait + 33 monochrome illustrations from photographs, index. 12mo/19cm. Blue cloth, spine ends rubbed, internally clean, tight and very good. A collection of narratives to illustrate the success of Christian missions worldwide, particularly the role of female missionaries, both Western and indigenous. The illustrations are almost entirely portraits of such women, accompanied by biographic material. Elsie Singmaster aka Mrs. Harold Lewars (1879-1958) was one of the most prolific American female writers during the first decades of the twentieth century. Very Good.
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Book number: 003850
USD 10.75 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 8.5 | JP¥ 1172]
Keywords: Christian Missions Women Participants Female Evangelists Biography Int

 
WHITE, MRS. ALMA
My Trip To the Orient
Zarephath, N.J. Pillar of Fire [Church]. 1919. Hardcover. Book, Second Edition. 220 + [iv] list pp, frontis portrait of author, text drawings, more than sixty illustrations (mostly photographs), Addendum by A.L. Wolfram. 12mo/19cm. Brown pictorial cloth gilt, slightly soiled, spine ends frayed, hinges starting, faint old damp stain at bottom of back pages, otherwise clean and good+. About the author's 1911 trip to Egypt and Palestine. Very definite views on the need for the Jews to re-populate Palestine, the passive role of Moslems and many other subjects. Alma Bridwell White (1862- ) was Founder and Bishop of the Pillar of Fire Church and Bible School as well as the Zarephath Bible Institute and the Zarephath Academy in Zarephath, New Jersey, part of the American Holiness Movement. She had originally organized it in Colorado as The Pentecostal Union connected with the Wesleyan Methodists. But her evangelical fervor brought opposition from Methodist officials and her church was renamed Pillar of Fire in 1917. It is now a worldwide institution. This is one of her many books. Good.
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Book number: 002332
USD 20.53 [Appr.: EURO 19.25 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2239]
Keywords: Christian Missionaries Pentecostal Middle East Proselytizing Literature Orient Travel and Description Bias Christianity American Holiness Movement a L Wolfram Evangelism Egypt Palestine Jews Muslims

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