Mo Bradley and Thailand, by Donald C. Lord.

By: Lord, Donald CMaterial type: TextTextSeries: A Christian world mission bookPublication details: Grand Rapids, Eerdmans [1969]Description: 227 p. 20 cmSubject(s): Bradley, Dan Beach, 1804-1873 | Missions -- ThailandDDC classification: 266/.023/0924 | B LOC classification: BV3317.B7 | L6
Contents:
Dan Beach Bradley : an introduction -- Thailand : "Land of the white elephant" -- The missionary impulse -- The pioneers -- To Bangkok -- Mo Bradley -- Dan Beach Bradley : publisher -- In his steps -- Dissension in the house of the Lord -- Return to Bangkok -- Bradley and the AMA Bangkok Mission -- Bradley and his brethren -- Anna and the King of Thailand -- The King and the Apostle : Mongkut, Bradley, and the American missionaries -- Missionaries, Thai, and diplomats -- Dan Beach Bradley and the American missionary movement in Thailand : an evaluation.
Summary: Except for one brief trip to the United States, occasioned by the death of his first wife, Dan Beach Bradley served as a missionary to Thailand for the final thirty-eight years of his life, from 1835 to 1873. First of all an evangelist, Bradley was also a physician, diplomat and advisor to the crown. His impact upon the missionary movement in Thailand was so pervasive that his sojourn is still referred to as the "Bradley Era" by present missionaries. In this biographical study of Dan Beach Bradley, Donald C. Lord records that pioneer's ministry with accuracy and fullness while interpreting his character and motivation with discernment and sympathetic understanding. Bradley's career unfolded in the context of Thai history, and the book is as much a history of Thai-Western relations as of mission. - Back cover.
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England Collection BV3317.B7 L67 1969 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available

Bibliography: p. 214-220.

Dan Beach Bradley : an introduction -- Thailand : "Land of the white elephant" -- The missionary impulse -- The pioneers -- To Bangkok -- Mo Bradley -- Dan Beach Bradley : publisher -- In his steps -- Dissension in the house of the Lord -- Return to Bangkok -- Bradley and the AMA Bangkok Mission -- Bradley and his brethren -- Anna and the King of Thailand -- The King and the Apostle : Mongkut, Bradley, and the American missionaries -- Missionaries, Thai, and diplomats -- Dan Beach Bradley and the American missionary movement in Thailand : an evaluation.

Except for one brief trip to the United States, occasioned by the death of his first wife, Dan Beach Bradley served as a missionary to Thailand for the final thirty-eight years of his life, from 1835 to 1873. First of all an evangelist, Bradley was also a physician, diplomat and advisor to the crown. His impact upon the missionary movement in Thailand was so pervasive that his sojourn is still referred to as the "Bradley Era" by present missionaries. In this biographical study of Dan Beach Bradley, Donald C. Lord records that pioneer's ministry with accuracy and fullness while interpreting his character and motivation with discernment and sympathetic understanding. Bradley's career unfolded in the context of Thai history, and the book is as much a history of Thai-Western relations as of mission. - Back cover.

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