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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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April 23, 1073: Hildebrand is elected pope, taking the name Gregory VII. The first pope to excommunicate a ruler (Henry IV), Gregory was driven out of Rome in 1084. "I have loved righteousness and hated iniquity," were his last words, "therefore I died in exile.

April 23, 1538: John Calvin and William Farel (whom Calvin was assisting) are banished from Geneva. The Day before, Easter SunDay , both had refused to administer communion, saying the city was too full of vice to partake. Three years later, ...

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