Adoniram Judson Missionary to Burma Author:Faith Coxe Bailey The amazing biography of American's first foreign missionary. From a somber, sedate Congregational parsonage, Judson entered Brown University a God-fearing youth. He graduated valedictorian and a declared atheist. Then the corssroads and a decision - the miracle of the only room left, the turn about of a young man going west, the Haystackers, th... more »e fight for support, a hijacked ship, lovely Ann Hasseltine, government opposition, delays, discouragements, even death.
Each trial proved to be a preparatory step eventually leading Adoniram and Ann Judson to Burma. There they faced the virtually hopeless task of learning Burnese and converting the inhabitants to an unknown Christ. Filth and fever, persecution and prison, death and destruction - these were their impossible obstacles. But a Burmese Bible, dictionary and grammar were bequeathed to a thriving Burmese church when the "Missionary to Burma" received his final promotion.« less