A little thing like a missionary does not matter," Erirola prompted.
A gracious thing," the missionary answered, passing his hand through his long beard and adjusting his glasses.
The missionary was surrounded by a mass of naked savages, all struggling to get at him.
A nice story to go back to the coast--a dozen of you and one missionary, without weapons, weak as a woman, overcoming all of you.
Come to me, missionary man, and overcome me," the Buli challenged.
And to every point he made the same reply, at the same time watching the missionary closely in order to forestall that cunning run-in under the lifted club.
My notions were drawn from Ellis's "Polynesian Researches" -- an admirable and most interesting work, but naturally looking at everything under a favourable point of view, from Beechey's Voyage; and from that of Kotzebue, which is strongly adverse to the whole missionary system.
In a voyager to forget these things is base ingratitude; for should he chance to be at the point of shipwreck on some unknown coast, he will most devoutly pray that the lesson of the missionary may have extended thus far.
Pritchard, the leading missionary in the island, performed the service.
An important reason for such missionary
attrition is the overall decline of churches in Korea, which represents a waning support base.
Missionaries are a unique population because individuals, couples, and families devoted to a missionary
cause for religious and/ or spiritual reasons are often commissioned to live in international contexts where they may be faced with a myriad of interactive and dynamic stressors.
Excuse me for the "economics speak," but missionary
service, like education, is an investment in human capital.
Thus, at its peak, there were likely 8,500 Irish-born men and women involved in missionary
work in the developing world.
Moving beyond the staid bipolarity of missionaries as imperial agents (as construed by nationalist narratives) or as saviors and civilizers (as portrayed in their own hagiographies) Sharkey has mined rich sources (from missionary
and Egyptian archives) to provide a far more nuanced and compelling story of American missionaries in Egypt from 1845 to 1967.
At one level there is a narrow missionary
focus in Morgan's letters.