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Little-known or remarkable facts about William Carey
No matter how great the obstacles, William Carey expected great things and attempted great things.
How a lukewarm Anglican became a fiery Baptist
Carey saw little success until he was joined by this team
They boldly went where no Christian had gone before
Key people in his life
Carey and his team set forth principles that still guide us today
Infanticide, widow burning, assisted suicide—Carey and other missionaries battled these accepted religious practices
Was Carey right when he said, "I have done little for God"?
The model missionary did not have a model home
Father of modern Protestant missions
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February 17, 661: Finan, bishop of Lindisfarne (an island off the eastern coast of England) who throughout his life sought to preserve Celtic customs against Roman influence, dies. Three years later, at the Synod of Whitby, Celtic Christians agreed to abide by Roman traditions. "Peter is guardian of the gates of heaven, and I shall not contradict him," said the Celtic King, Oswy (see issue 60: How the Irish Were Saved).

February 17, 1858: Waldensians, ancient "Protestants" from the Italian Alps who ...

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