View from the Faraway Pagoda: A Pioneer Australian Missionary in China from the Boxer Rebellion to the Communist Insurgency

Author:   Robert Banks ,  Linda Banks
Publisher:   Acorn Press
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9780987132956


Pages:   192
Publication Date:   01 January 2013
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Robert Banks ,  Linda Banks
Publisher:   Acorn Press
Imprint:   Acorn Press
ISBN:  

9780987132956


ISBN 10:   0987132954
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   01 January 2013
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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List of Figures; Foreword: 'The Massacres in China'; 1. The Challenge of an Adventurous Heritage (1867-1891); 2. Inner-City Deaconess to Middle-Kingdom Missionary (1891-1896); 3. A Little Band of Sisters in No-Man's Land (1897-1900); 4. Through Many Dangers, Toils and Cares (1900-1906); 5. Progress in the Shadow of the Stirring Dragon (1906-1913); 6. Despatches from the Front: Home and Abroad (1914-1918); 7. Higher Service in the City of Banyan Trees (1918-1925); 8. Passing the Lantern and Lighting the Way (1925-1933); 9. Finishing Well and Longing for Home (1933-1958); Afterword: 'In Sophie's Footsteps'; Bibliography.

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Robert and Linda Banks have worked in churches, universities and other educational institutions. Robert has taught in history departments and theological colleges and written several award-winning books. Linda has been a teacher, pastor and chaplain. Together they have produced a range of creative Christian resources. They also enjoy visiting and learning about other places and cultures, most recently China.

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