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June 2018
World Mission

Warning – dangerous weapons! – A globe and a wall map

William Carey loved maps! He sewed together a large globe made from coloured, left over scraps of shoe leather. He would use it when teaching children. It is said that the young people would sometimes be surprised at his geography lessons. When teaching about some far-off country he would burst out with an agonised, and often tearful, ‘but they are all pagans! All pagans!’ He had also drawn his own large wall map of the world. He would use this map to summarise his research about the different countries depicted. At a ministers’ meeting on one occasion there was some discussion about a small Indian...

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