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David Brainerd : pioneer missionary to the American Indians

Author: John F Thornbury
Publisher: Darlington, England : Evangelical Press, ©1996.
Series: Welwyn biography.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Christian biography
Named Person: David Brainerd; David Brainerd
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F Thornbury
ISBN: 0852343485 9780852343487
OCLC Number: 35099184
Description: 318 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. David Brainerd's world --
The contest for North America --
Puritanism --
The native Americans --
The Great Awakening --
2. A troubled beginning --
Growing up in Haddam --
The pilgrimage begins --
Yale scholar --
Dealing with disgrace --
Sanctuary --
3. Dreams and visions --
The ingathering of the heathen --
Getting ready to go --
Indian mission boot camp --
Developing a theology --
Into the wilderness --
Passion for the lost --
4. Glorious success --
The winter of the soul --
Harbingers of revival --
Springs in the desert --
The windows of heaven open --
The fruits of conversion --
5. The shepherd of souls --
Region of the shadow of death --
A time of reflection --
The wicket gate --
Bethel, the house of God --
False accusations --
Community of faith --
6. Anteroom of heaven --
A fateful choice --
The trail of blood and tears --
Falling shadows --
Passing the torch --
The coming chariot --
One among a thousand.
Series Title: Welwyn biography.
Responsibility: John Thornbury.

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