The Journal and Selected Letters of William Carey

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Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Inc., 2000 - Religion - 304 pages
William Carey, an English Baptist pastor, has been called the "Father of the Modern Mission Movement". For the first time, his letters and journals are compiled and made available as a tutor for missionaries today.

This book contains the edited version of Carey's complete journal written from 1793-1795, his first years in India, along with excerpts from letters addressing mission strategy, support, struggles, daily life, spirituality, and other important issues missionaries faced. The Journal and Selected Letters of William Carey reveals William Carey's unique understanding of the mission task. It allows insight into the character and personality of one of the most famous Christian missionary heroes.

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Contents

The Value of Missions
63
Life on the Mission Field
77
Mission Strategy
129
Mission Support
193
Relationship to the Missionary Society
219
Spiritual Life of the Missionary
247
Family Life of the Missionary
273
Miscellaneous Topics
291
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