Religion: Trail of the Serpent

Zealous and sturdy, the oldtime missionary stepped confidently into a hero's role. He had no backing of wealth, no organization of boards and committees. But behind him was a fresh, vigorous British and U. S. religious awakening; before him the duty, as held by nearly every Protestant church, of carrying the Word to the ends of the earth. Famed are such pioneers as Adoniram Judson (1788-1850), who put a sign "Is It Pleasing to God?" in his room at Brown University, spent a year and a half in traveling to Burma. Ordained...

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