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All articles & reviews tagged with william-carey

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September 2021
News > Church news

The cobbler who brought Christ to India

What can we possibly learn about evangelising people in Europe today from a missionary to India who died nearly two hundred years ago? A lot, apparently! That was the message in a recent European Mission Fellowship webinar on William Carey, featuring Mike Tindall (Grace Church Manchester). Carey is known as the father of the…

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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,…

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William Carey, tongues and mission

Historical

February 2013
Articles > Historical

William Carey, tongues and mission

William Carey, tongues and mission On 28 October 1800, William Carey baptised his first Indian convert in the river at Serampore. This happy event took place seven years after Carey landed in India. Not surprisingly, Carey and his fellow missionaries were overjoyed. The convert was a high caste Brahmin Hindu, a 35-year-old man called…

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William Carey – a light for India (2)

Historical

September 2011
Articles > Historical

William Carey – a light for India (2)

This is the second part of a 2 part series. Part 1 is here William Carey — a light for India (2) After arriving in Bengal as a pioneer missionary (August ET), William Carey took paid employment in Mudnabati, learning to extract dye from indigo plants. His Christian employer allowed him time for study…

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William Carey – a light for India

Historical

August 2011
Articles > Historical

William Carey – a light for India

This is the first part of a 2 part series. The second part is here William Carey — a light for India William Carey was born on 17 August 1761, at Paulerspury in Northamptonshire, where his father was village schoolmaster and parish clerk. He loved nature and filled his bedroom with insects and collected…

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