Architect of Modern Missions: The Achievement of William Carey

Speaker(s): David Bebbington
Date: Summer 2018
Length: 1h 27m
Product ID: RGDL4802AO

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William Carey has rightly been acclaimed as the chief architect of the modern missionary movement. Although others were active in spreading the gospel outside traditional Christian countries before Carey, his foundation of the Baptist Missionary Society in England in 1792 launched the organized effort to proclaim Christ in new lands. This lecture analyses the factors in his formation, the advantages he possessed in his ministry in India and the difficulties he faced before examining the results of his work.

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David W. Bebbington is Professor in history at the University of Stirling in Scotland. He is author of William Ewart Gladstone: Faith & Politics in Victorian Britain and Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the 1730's to the 1980's.

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