By: Fred J. Milligan
Heritage Books, Inc: (2001)
Seller ID: M1934
Condition: 182 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2001), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 182 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
Fascinating story of the Moravian missionaries who came to America (1730s-1740s) to bring Christianity to the Indians. They founded Bethlehem and Nazareth in Pennsylvania and Salem in North Carolina as bases for their missionary work and established the first Christian communities in Ohio. Teachers of compassion, they abhorred war. Yet their missionary efforts took place during the French & Indian War, Pontiac's War, the Revolutionary War, the Indian Wars in Ohio, and the War of 1812. Among the Moravian missionaries were ancestors of George W. Bush. The book relates the role of the Demuth fami... View More...