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Stewart, John, 1861-
Nestorian missionary enterprise : the story of a church on fire / John Stewart ; with foreword by Samuel M. Zwemer
1st Gorgias Press ed
Piscataway, N.J. : Gorgias Press, 2007
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Armenian Research Center  BX153.3 .S7    CALL 593-5181
Subject(s) Nestorians
Nestorian Church -- History
Missions -- Asia -- History
Nestorian Church -- Missions
Physical Description xxxiv, 351 p. ; 24 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Originally published: Edinburgh : T & T Clark, 1928
Includes bibliographical references (p. [340]-343) and index
Contents The church in Persia : its missionary center -- Contributing factors in Nestorian missionary activity : persecution, monastic Bible training schools -- Nestorianism in Arabia -- Expansion in central and eastern Asia -- Syrian Christians of South West India -- Nestorian missionary activity in further Asia -- Nestorian Sino-Syriac monument at Hsi-An-Fu and the spread of Christianity in China and Japan -- Semiryechensk cemetary inscriptions -- Factors in Nestorian decadence : persecution, deception, compromise -- Additional factors in Nestorian decadence : extermination by Mongols and Tamerlane, absorption by Roman Catholicism -- By-products of Nestorianism -- Present conditions : conclusion
Series Armenian Research Center collection
Christianity in the Islamic world ; 4

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