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Important events, locations, people and movements in World Evangelism Putting faith in action Some of the earliest years in this missions dateline are approximate. I'm part of the Church of the Nazarene.
Therefore, various countries in which there are Nazarene congregations and ministries will appear in this chronological listing. A chronology of Church history from the perspective of the expansion of Christianity Earliest dates must all be considered "approximate. Given freedom to preach the gospel, their witness gives birth to the Coptic Church.
The missionaries settle in Canterbury and within a year baptize 10, people - First Christian settlers in Andorra southwestern Europe, between France and Spain - Amandus of Elnon is consecrated a missionary bishop.
Opposed to any feeling of affinity with Muslim culture, Eulogius advocated using a missiology of martyrdom to confront Islam. Under the ministry of these Franciscan and Dominican priests, the king would soon be baptized and a church built at the royal capital.
Their mission will end in due to the Oman-Arab conquest. For his military services there he will be given an encomienda, an estate that included the services of the Indians living on it.
He will accompany Coronado's expedition searching for the Seven Cities and eventually settle among the Quivira now called the Wichita - Franciscan Peter of Ghent writes from Latin America that he and a colleague had baptized 14, people on one day. He will wind up in Japan as a missionary.
They are immediately killed by the Calusa within sight of the ship from which they had disembarked.
Built in Japanese architectural style, it was popularly called the "temple of the South Barbarians. Valignano's adaptationism attempted to avoid cultural frictions by covering the gap between certain Japanese customs and Roman Catholic values.
The two sign a vinculo de hermandad misionera -- a bond of missionary brotherhood -- by which the two orders would collaborate in missionary work in Ethiopia, China, the Philippines, and the East and West Indies.
Anna's hospital in Kyoto - First Jesuit missionaries arrive in Pakistan - Dutch East India Company chaplains expand their ministry beyond the European expatriates - Jesuit missionaries travel across the island of Samar in the Philippines to establish mission centers on the eastern side - Twenty-six Japanese Christians are crucified for their faith by General Toyotomi Hideyoshi in Nagasaki, Japan.
Bythousands of Japanese Christians will have been martyred. Tomas in the Philippine islands - Carmelites enter Goa - The Augustinians establish themselves in Chittagong - Pope Gregory VI founds the Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith - A team of workers digging near an ancient Christian church and monastery in Ch'ang-ngan Si-ngan-fuChina unearth an ancient stone monument over 9 feet tall, 33 inches wide, and 10 inches thick.
The text, in both Chinese characters and Persian script, begins with the words, "Let us praise the Lord that the [Christian] faith has been popular in China. It told of the arrival of a missionary, A-lo-pen Abrahamin AD He had arrived "bearing the sacred books, braving difficulties and dangers.
It also mentioned a succession of Emperors who were greatly supportive of the Church, and the names of 67 priests in both Persian and Chinese. Though most of them will be killed along the way, a few will manage to arrive two years later on the Atlantic coast.
They are arrested on one of the Okinawa islands and will be eventually condemned to death by the tribunal of Nagasaki. Joseph" and set sail for New France - Jesuit missionaries arrive on the Caribbean island of Martinique - Jesuit missionary Cristoval de Acuna describes the Amazon River in a written report to the king of Spain - Catholic missionaries Isaac Jogues and Rene Goupil are captured by Mohawk Indians as they return to Huron country from Quebec.
Goupil was tomahawked to death while Jogues will be held for a period of time as a slave. He is tortured and will be finally sent back with a message about peace overtures - John Eliot publishes a catechism for American Indians - Jinga, princess of Matamba in Angola is converted; later she will write to the Pope urging that more missionaries be sent - First Quaker missionaries arrive in what is now Boston, Massachusetts - Thomas Mayhew, Jr.
This Bible was the first complete Bible to be printed in the New World - Justinian Von Welz, author of three powerful pamphlets on the need for world missions, goes to Dutch Guinea now called Surinam where he dies after only three months - Japanese feudal landholders called Daimyo were ordered to follow the shogunate's example and to appoint inquisitors to do a yearly scrutiny of Christians - John Eliot publishes his The Indian Grammar, a book written to assist in conversion work among the Indians.
Described as "some bones and ribs preparation for such a work," Eliot intended his Grammar for missionaries wishing to learn the dialect spoken by the Massachusett Indians.
As yet, I do nothing but stammer; nevertheless, in four months I have baptized 60 persons, among whom there are only four adults, baptized in periculo mortis. All the rest are little children. Her tribes-people will jeer and stone her for her new faith, and she will eventually go to a missionary settlement in Canada - French missionaries Jean La Salle and Louis Hennepin discover Niagara Falls, that stupendous series of waterfalls on the Niagara River between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie - Writing from Changzhou, newly arrived missionary Juan de Yrigoyen describes three Christian congregations flourishing in that Chinese city - The Pueblo Revolt begins in New Mexico with the killing of twenty-one Franciscan missionaries - After arriving in New Spain, Italian Jesuit Eusebio Kino soon becomes what one writer described as "the most picturesque missionary pioneer of all North America.
The mission was abandoned in when missionary efforts seemed fruitless - To evangelize the English colonies, Thomas Bray, an Anglican preacher who made several missionary trips to North America, begins laying the groundwork for what will be the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts - Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge organized by Anglicans - Priests of the Quebec Seminary of Foreign Missions establish a mission among the Tamaroa Indians at Cahokia in what is now the state of Illinois - After a Swedish missionary's sermon to an Indian tribe in Pennsylvania, one Native American posed such searching questions that the episode was reported in a history of the Swedish church in America printed in The interchange later inspired Benjamin Franklin's Remarks Concerning the Savages of North Americain which Franklin has an Indian reply to a sermon on original sin: It is indeed bad to eat apples.
It is better to make them all into cyder. Clergy who do not conform are to be excommunicated. Emperor Kangxi is furious. To him, the Pope is a foreign sovereign who has no right to interfere in Chinese affairs; Italian Capuchin missionaries reach Kathmandu in Nepal - Jesuit missionary Giovanni Battista Sidotti is arrested in Japan.
It will be a work considered second only to John Eliot's Indian Bible in terms of significant Indian-language translations in colonial New England - German Bible Society founded by Count Canstein - Jesuit Eusebio Kino, missionary explorer in southern Arizona and northern Sonora, dies suddenly in northern Mexico.
Kino, who has been called "the cowboy missionary," had fought against the exploitation of Indians in Mexican silver mines.A time line of key people, events and movements in world missions or Christian mission history.
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