Adoniram Judson, first missionary to Burma
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Published by Woman"s Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Boston .
Written in English


  • Judson, Adoniram, -- 1788-1850.

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Statementby Mrs. O.W. Scott.
SeriesPioneer series -- no. 3
ContributionsMethodist Episcopal Church. Woman"s Foreign Missionary Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16860604M

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  Born in , Adoniram Judson is one of the earliest American missionaries. He served in Burma (now Myanmar) from to and was responsible for translating the Bible into Burmese. The conviction grew that he was called to be a Missionary to Burma, but there were no missionary societies in America yet. So Adoniram travelled to England to consult with the London Missionary Society. Captured His voyage by sea involved being captured by a . After an extended period of mourning, Judson resumed his missionary work in a different part of Burma. In he married Sarah Boardman (–), the widow of another American missionary there. Together they evangelized and translated the Bible among the Burmese and the Karen peoples. Adoniram Judson: Apostle of the Love of Christ in Burma from Giants of the Missionary Trial by Eugene Myers Harrison There it was—the site of the historic Let-ma-yoon prison, famous for its heathen horrors and its Christian conquests.

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  Adoniram Judson: Bound for Burma is a fascinating biography of an interesting man. Born the son of a pastor, Adoniram spent his early years in the church. As a young man, he became a deist. Eventually realizing how empty life was with those beliefs, he turned back to Christianity/5. Adoniram Judson, (born Aug. 9, , Malden, Mass., U.S.—died Ap , at sea, Indian Ocean), American linguist and Baptist missionary in Myanmar (Burma), who translated the Bible into Burmese and wrote a now standard Burmese dictionary. At Andover Theological Seminary, Massachusetts, Judson acquired a zeal for evangelism.   Adoniram Judson, Bound for Burma by Janet and Geoff Benge (Christian Heroes Then and Now, YWAM) Adoniram Judson: A Grand Purpose by Renee Taft Meloche (Heroes for Young Readers, YWAM) Imprisoned in the Golden City by Dave and Neta Jackson (Trailblazer Books, Bethany House)Author: Church History For Kids. Judson was one of America’s first missionaries (there is a slight debate going as to whether he was America’s very first missionary, but who cares). He served for almost 40 years in Asia, mostly as a missionary to Burman people groups. I think it would be fair to summarize Judson’s life with three words/5(26).