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A century of planting

a history of the American Friends Mission in India

by Eva Anna Nixon

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Published by Friends Foreign Missionary Society, Evangelical Friends Church--Eastern Region in Canton, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Society of Friends -- Missions -- India -- History.,
    • India -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby E. Anna Nixon.
      ContributionsFriends Foreign Missionary Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV3265.2 .N59 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 493 p. :
      Number of Pages493
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2558183M
      ISBN 100913342556, 0913342548
      LC Control Number85072070


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A Century of Planting tells the story of the ministry of the Evangelical Friends Church--Eastern Region in India.

It is a testimony of the promise of God to the people who live there and the missionaries who have worked together in the planting and harvesting of the gospel of Christ.

Anna Nixon author page. Further biographical information. Century of planting. Canton, Ohio: Friends Foreign Missionary Society, Evangelical Friends Church--Eastern Region, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Eva Anna Nixon; Friends Foreign Missionary Society.

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