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Kevin Belmonte's A. J. Gordon: An Epic Journey of Faith and Pioneering Vision PDF

By Kevin Belmonte

the tale of A. J. Gordon recounts an epic journey—one of religion, personality, and pioneering imaginative and prescient. A sterling educator, philanthropist, and bring in of heaven, he used to be an excellent soul, and his existence a resplendent legacy. This impeccably researched biography brings Dr. Gordon’s international to existence, charting his upward thrust to overseas prominence and his paintings with nice friends and buddies like D. L. Moody. Born in rural New Hampshire, he was once, in lots of methods, a renaissance guy: an educator, philanthropist, writer, journal editor, antislavery recommend, trustee of Brown collage, and the pastor of Clarendon road Church in Boston. He additionally led groundbreaking undertaking paintings between Boston’s immigrant groups, mainly chinese language and Hebrew teams. They loved his paintings between them. In 1889, Gordon based the Boston Missionary education college to offer underprivileged teenagers an schooling they wouldn't have had in a different way. school used to be unfastened, and classes (taught through Ivy League–educated teachers) have been open to younger males and younger ladies of many ethnicities— African-American, chinese language, and Hebrew scholars between them. Gordon stoutly weathered storms of feedback over this, yet he continued. His presents as an writer resonate nonetheless, and his many books at the moment are housed in locations just like the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Harvard, Yale, and Princeton.

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