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

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 was once an exceptional soul, and his existence a resplendent legacy. This impeccably researched biography brings Dr. Gordon’s global to existence, charting his upward push to overseas prominence and his paintings with nice friends and pals 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 college, and the pastor of Clarendon highway Church in Boston. He additionally led groundbreaking challenge paintings between Boston’s immigrant groups, mainly chinese language and Hebrew teams. They adored his paintings between them. In 1889, Gordon based the Boston Missionary education institution to provide underprivileged kids an schooling they wouldn't have had another way. school was once unfastened, and classes (taught by way of 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 endured. His presents as an writer resonate nonetheless, and his many books are actually housed in locations just like the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Harvard, Yale, and Princeton.

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