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African scenes; or, incidents in the life of the Rev. Robert Moffat

Robert Moffat

African scenes; or, incidents in the life of the Rev. Robert Moffat

being an address delivered by him to the Sunday school children, in the Town Hall, Birmingham on Wednesday, September 14, 1842.

by Robert Moffat

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Published by John W. Showell in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13984915M

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In writing this brief sketch of the life of the Rev. Dr. Moffat, the author has been much indebted to those who have trodden the path before him; especially to the two well-known works, "Robert and Mary Moffat," by their son John S. Moffat, and to Robert Moffat's own book. The Lives of Robert and Mary Moffat. John Smith Moffat, Mary Moffat. Armstrong, - Missionaries - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book ROBERT MOFFAT VISITS THE CAPE. DA YLIGHT A T LAST. CONTENTS. CHAPTER XIX. CHAPTER XXIX.

Moffat, Robert A Life's Labours in South Africa: The Story of the Life-Work of Robert Moffat. Published: John Snow & Co, London, Part of the text of this work was gleaned from "Missionary Labours and Scenes in South Africa", but fresh information was added from letters that Moffat wrote to the Missionary Society, dealing with later events. Start studying History Ch Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.


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African scenes; or, incidents in the life of the Rev. Robert Moffat by Robert Moffat Download PDF EPUB FB2

Robert Moffat, (born Dec. 21,Ormiston, East Lothian, Scot.—died Aug. 9,Leigh, Kent, Eng.), Scottish missionary to Africa and Bible translator, who was known for his efforts to improve local living standards in Africa.

He was also the father-in-law of the missionary and explorer David Livingstone (–73). With little training, Moffat was assigned in by the London. Robert Moffat sitting under an almond tree at Kuruman with his wife and eldest daughter Mary.

(National Portrait Gallery, London) Robert Moffat (21 December – 9 August ) was a Scottish Congregationalist missionary to Africa, father-in-law of David Livingstone, and. Moffat attended the meeting and there is every evidence he got the message for shortly afterward he contacted Rev.

William Roby, the Methodist preacher in Manchester, and was soon recommended to the London Missionary Society. At the age of twenty-one, Moffat reached South Africa. 4 quotes from Robert Moffat: 'Oh, that I had a thousand lives and a thousand bodies. All of them should be devoted to no other employment but to preach Christ to these degraded, despised, yet beloved mortals.', 'We shall have all eternity in which to celebrate our victories, but we have only one swift incidents in the life of the Rev.

Robert Moffat book before the sunset in which to win them.', and 'In the vast plain to the north I have. Robert Moffat has written: 'African scenes; or, incidents in the life of the Rev.

Robert Moffat' 'The twa trees' 'Missionary labours and scenes in Southern Africa' Asked in Jamaica, History. African scenes, or, Incidents in the life of the Rev. Robert Moffat, missionary from South Africa: being an address delivered by him to the Sunday school children, in the town hall, Birmingham, on Wednesday, September 14th, Moffat, Robert, [ Book: ] At Uni of Melb Library.

Robert Moffat played a major role in the early recorded history of South Africa. In this video you will find out more about his background and what. Moffat, Robert () Pioneer missionary and linguist in southern Africa.

Moffat grew up in central Scotland, but in he moved to England, where he began to work for James Smith, a pious Scottish merchant in Manchester. Smith’s daughter Mary would later join Moffat in South Africa as his wife.

Preview this book» What people are Missionary Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa Robert Moffat Full view - Missionary Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa Robert Moffat Snippet view - Common terms and phrases. Life And Labors Of Robert Moffat, Missionary In South Africa: With Additional Chapters On Christian Missions In Africa And Throughout The World [William Walters] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marksPrice: $ Robert Moffat () was a Scottish pioneer missionary to South Africa who arrived in Cape Town in He opened mission stations in the interior, translated the Bible into the language of the Bechuanas, and wrote two missionary books on South Africa: Labors and Scenes in South Africa and Rivers of Water in a Dry en: Mary Moffat Livingstone.

Robert Moffat is the author of Missionary Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review), The Lives of Robert & Mary Moffat /5.

Missionary labours and scenes in Southern Africa / by Robert Moffat Item Preview remove-circle HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Robert Moffat - Scottish Missionary in Africa.

Robert Moffat (), missionary was born at Ormiston, East Lothian, [Scotland] on 21 Dec. His father was a customhouse officer; the family of his mother, Ann Gardiner, had lived for several generations at Ormiston. In writing this brief sketch of the life of the Rev.

Moffat, the author has been much indebted to those who have trodden the path before him; especially to the two well-known works, “Robert and Mary Moffat,” by their son John S. Moffat, and to Robert Moffat’s own book. Robert Moffat () was a Scottish pioneer missionary to South Africa who arrived in Cape Town in He opened mission stations in the interior, translated the Bible into the language of the Bechuanas, and wrote two missionary books on South Africa: Missionary Labours and Scenes in South Africa and Rivers of Water in a Dry Place.

An elderly preacher was rebuked by one of his deacons one Sunday morning before the service. “Pastor,” said the man, “something must be wrong with your preaching and your work. There’s been only one person added to the church in a whole year, and he’s just a boy.”.

Moffat made use of it until when he retired after which it was taken over by William Aston and and was in use until about In it was taken to the Kimberly Public Library where it remained, until return to the Moffat Mission in Kuruman in where it is back in occasional use printing commemorative documents.

London: John Snow, Paternoster-Row, AN UNUSUALLY HANDSOME AND ELABORATELY BOUND COPY OF THIS CLASSIC WORK. The preliminary chapters deal with the opinions of the author on the origin of the Hottentots, and give a synopsis of the early work of the London Missionary Society in South Africa, reference being made to the labours of Drs.

Vanderkemp and Philip, and other pioneer Author: Robert Moffat. Mendelssohn 'The preliminary chapters deal with opinions of the author on the origin of the Hottentots, and gives a synopsis of the early work of the London Missionary Society in South Africa, reference being made to the labours of kemp and Philip, and other pioneer missionaries who predated Mr.

Moffat. To read the book click here. Robert Moffat () Missionary Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa. To read the book click here. Robert Moffat () Lihela tsa tihélo ea Morimo (Tswana) To read the book click here.

Robert Moffat () Scenes and Adventures in Africa (American edition of Missionary Labours) Robert Moffat () The Gospel.Full text of "Robert Moffat, African missionary" See other formats.Robert Moffat: The gardener boy who became the great South African (Memoirs of mighty men) [Ellis, James J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Robert Moffat: The gardener boy who became the great South African (Memoirs of mighty men)Author: James J Ellis.