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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-Republic of Hungary
August 1999
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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-Republic of Hungary

Hungary’s ineffective church The nation of Hungary was touched for a while by the Reformation and later by Puritan influence. Centuries later, just after the Second World War, the Lord was pleased to revive his work there. That particular quickening may well have been God’s provision for churches about to face the trauma of life under Communism. But the spiritual climate in Hungary is now very low. As this article will show, this state of affairs is illustrated by the Hungarian Reformed Church (HRC), which is the largest, most influential Protestant denomination and the one with the longest historical tradition. No revival Sadly, some Hungarian...

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August 1999
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Missionary Spotlight-Republic of Hungary

Area’ 35,920 square miles. Roughly oval-shaped area, longest dimensions being 328 miles east/west and 166 miles north/south. Bordering countries’ Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria. Geography’ Landlocked, yet in a strategic location between Western Europe and the Balkans, and between Ukraine and the Mediterranean. The River Danube runs from north to south and divides Hungary into the east, with rolling plains, and west, with more mountains. In the west is Lake Balaton, the largest freshwater lake in central Europe. Economy’ The richest resource is fertile soil. There are small reserves of bauxite, coal and natural gas. A heavy industrial manufacturing base was developed by...

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