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June 1998
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom

World-views in collision

Reaching Orthodox Jews in Great Britain with the gospel Traditionally, Orthodox Jews have been most hostile to the gospel. With their distinctive black garb, sidelocks and luxuriant facial hair, the Hasidim have become Jewish cultural icons. Tradition and a history of suffering at the hands of the professing church have hardened this conspicuous minority…

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June 1998
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Southern Europe > Italy

Italy’s good crises

One of the first words a foreigner is taught on arrival in Italy is crisi, which recognisably corresponds to the English word crisis. Routinely, Italian governments are ‘in-and-out’, the currency is ‘up-or-down’, trains, planes and buses are ‘running-or-on-strike’, and the city traffic is always ‘stop-and-go’. Crises seem to occur everywhere and almost daily! However,…

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June 1998
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Southern Europe > Italy

Italy

Area: 116,332 square miles. Main towns: Rome (capital), Milan, Turin, Florence, Naples, Genoa and Palermo. The Vatican forms an enclave inside the city of Rome. Environment: Alps and Apennine mountains, with valleys and lakes; rivers include the Po, Tiber and Rubicon. Vesuvius and Etna are active volcanoes. Italy’s two largest islands are Sicily and…

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June 1998
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Southern Europe > Italy

Missionary Spotlight – Italy

In the early nineteenth century Italy was made up of independent nations, such as Sicily and the Papal States. Unification (Risorgimento) was accomplished in 1870, and a monarchy established. The Fascist regime of Mussolini came to power in 1922 and sided with Nazi Germany, plunging Italy into military defeat towards the end of the…

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April 1998
Albania

Missionary Spotlight – Albanian update

Early last year, Albania erupted into violence and anarchy, and by July most of the major cities apart from Tirana were controlled by gangs. All major roads were plagued with robberies and murder, making travel very hazardous. Many lost their lives, many more their property, and many were seriously injured. By September the general…

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April 1998
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Are we being used?

No, this is not a complaint or warning about subversive activities! We mean, are you, our friends and subscribers, using Evangelical Times as effectively as possible? A church known to us has increased its order for ET by 50% and now offers a free extra copy of the paper to anyone who has already…

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February 1998
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Southern Asia > Sri Lanka

Missionary Spotlight – Sri Lanka – Features

Physical: An island 25,328 square miles in area, 50 miles south-east of India. Hilly in the south. Adam’s Peak, standing 2243 metres high, is sacred to Buddhists. Population: 18 million. Sinhalese – 74%; Tamils 17%; Moors – 7% (partly descended from Arab seafarers); others – 2%. Population density – 622 persons per square mile.…

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