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April 2018
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‘He is a Luther’: a sestercentennial (250 years) appreciation of the life and ministry of Joshua Marshman

Stephen Neill, the well-known historian of missions, has observed that the partnership known to history as the Serampore Trio — that between William Carey (1761–1834), William Ward (1769–1823), and Joshua Marshman (1768–1837) — is one that has ‘few parallels in Christian history’. Reading through the letters and journals of these three men, there is…

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October 2001
Articles > Historical

A cloud of witnesses – John Thomas (1757-1801)

John Thomas (1757-1801) died two hundred years ago this year, and accompanied William Carey (1761-1834) as a missionary to India in 1793. The Baptist historian Ernest Payne once said of him: ‘no stranger figure can ever have played an influential role in missionary history’. His friends, like Carey and Andrew Fuller (1754-1815), noted that…

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November 2000
Articles > Historical

Krishna Pal

It was Lord's Day, 28 December 1800. At the end of that memorable day William Carey's associate, William Ward, wrote in his Journal: 'Blessed Day!' Well could he write that because on that day, the first caste-Hindu convert had publicly professed his Saviour in believers' baptism. It was a great triumph for the gospel.…

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