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The Legacy of William Carey
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The Legacy of William Carey

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Crossway Books 1999

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Gathering Interest

Overview

Many know of William Carey. Some know about the specifics of his work and ministry. But few understand the profound contemporary significance of his life. Few realize how much we owe the increasing globalization of Christianity to the silent revolution he initiated. Fewer still are aware of his legacy of sensitivity to the variety of issues confronting true gospel witness in any culture.

This biography about the central character in the story of India’s modernization and transformation will help you understand Carey’s impact. But The Legacy of William Carey is more than a biography. It is a charge to all Christians to respond in kind within our own cultures, and to use Carey’s example as our model for taking the light of the Gospel into every corner of society. If we follow in his footsteps, not only will lives be bettered this side of heaven, but hearts will be changed for eternity—and entire cultures transformed for Christ.

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Key Features

  • An engaging biography of one of the greatest missionaries of the 19th century
  • Challenges readers to consider making Carey's life a model for their own
  • Draws attention to contemporary parallels for ministry and gospel mission

Contents

  • A Quiz: Who was William Carey?
  • William Carey: A Tribute by an Indian Woman
  • William Carey: A Jar of Clay
  • William Carey and the Modernization of India
  • The Mind of a Modernizer

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About the Authors

Vishal Mangalwadi and his wife Ruth are continuing Carey’s work in modern-day India. Vishal has a master’s degree in philosophy and studied under Francis Schaeffer in Switzerland. Vishal is one of India’s foremost Christian intellectuals, the author of seven books, an inveterate evangelist, and a political activist. He is currently a fellow of the Maclaurin Institute at the University of Minnesota.

Ruth Mangalwadi has a master’s degree theology from Wheaton College Ruth has lectured at the International Management Team's Conference of Food for the Hungry International at Mombasa and has presented papers at the William Carey Symposium at Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Dehra Dun, India.

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