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At the foot of the snows : a journey of faith and words among the Kham-speaking people of Nepal

Author: David E Watters
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Engage Faith Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"At the Foot of the Snows tells the inspiring story of an American family living among the virtually unknown Kham Magar of Nepal, developing a deep bond of friendship that transcended their cultural divide. Through years of study and hard work, they translated Scripture into the Kham language, igniting a spark of interest in the gospel that would fan to life through years of persecution. Through it all, David and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: David E Watters
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Watters
ISBN: 9781936672127 193667212X
OCLC Number: 784958151
Notes: Subtitle from cover.
Description: viii, 374, [1] pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue --
First encounters --
Angel tracks --
Taka-Shera --
Learning to cope in Bumbleville --
Hasta Ram Budha --
From shepherd to soldier --
Believing in God --
A house of our own --
The sitting of the young men --
Terrors from the other world --
What, give up speaking Kham? --
The perils and challenges of literacy --
On translation --
Disappointment in God --
The prophets of Baal --
New beginnings --
A small spark --
Contract terminated --
Saying goodbye --
Leopard-Eagles --
Bumping into God --
Messing with the wrong people --
Just the man --
The practical lesson --
This present suffering --
Time afforded --
Here he comes now! --
Fire and ice --
Embracing the deeper life --
Relentless hounding --
Sustainable development --
Blacklisted? --
Fulfillment --
Transition --
Grandfather --
Father --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by David E. Watters ; with Steve & Daniel Watters.

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"At the Foot of the Snows tells the inspiring story of an American family living among the virtually unknown Kham Magar of Nepal, developing a deep bond of friendship that transcended their cultural divide. Through years of study and hard work, they translated Scripture into the Kham language, igniting a spark of interest in the gospel that would fan to life through years of persecution. Through it all, David and Nancy Watters struggled to demonstrate that gospel to these people who lived, in the words of the Khams, At the Foot of the Snows"--Back cover.

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