Protestant Missionaries

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Protestantism In China - History 1807-1953
... Protestant Christianity did not arrive in China until Robert Morrison of the London Missionary Society began work in 1807 at Macau ... the law was directed at Romanism, but after Protestant missionaries in 1835-6 gave Christian books to Chinese, the Daoguang Emperor demanded to know who were the "traitorous ... In 1860 Protestant missions were confined to five coastal cities ...
Beta Israel - History - Modern History - Christian Missions and The Rabbinical Reformation
... when they came in contact through the Protestant missionaries of the "London Society for Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jews" which specialized in the conversion of Jews ... The Protestant missionaries, who worked under the direction of a converted Jew named Henry Aaron Stern, converted many of the Beta Israel community to Christianity ... to Orthodox Christianity (they did not convert to Protestantism due to an agreement the Protestant missionaries had with the government of Ethiopia) ...
Bible Translations Into Japanese - Protestant Missionaries - New Interconfessional Version, 1987
... Consortia between the Catholic and the Protestant churches were organized and translation projects started in many countries, including Japan ... of the New Testament in 1978, but it was not widely supported by both congregations, Catholic and Protestant ... well, but most Evangelical churches refused it and continued to use Protestant revised Bible, the New Japanese Bible (Shinkaiyaku Seisho, 1970) from Biblia Hebraica and Nestle-Aland ...
Christianity In Angola - Christianity in Angola
... In 1878, the first Protestant missionaries, British Baptists, arrived in Angola. 25% are Protestants, while 25% practice indigenous beliefs ... statutes and accords provided that foreign missionaries could be admitted only with the approval of the Portuguese government and the Vatican and on condition that they be integrated ...
Religion In Angola - Faiths - Christianity
... by non-Portuguese during the colonial era, the relevant statutes and accords provided that foreign missionaries could be admitted only with the approval of the ... Foreign Roman Catholic missionaries were required to renounce the laws of their own country, submit to Portuguese law, and furnish proof of their ability to speak and write the Portuguese language ... In reality, Protestant missions were permitted to engage in educational activity, but without subsidy and on condition that Portuguese be the language of instruction ...

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