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The Life Of David Livingstone by William Garden Blaikie

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10516584M
ISBN 100548139040
ISBN 109780548139042

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  As a film director, Christian, and volunteer on 5 trips to Africa, I found this book to be the masterwork on David Livingstone. He embodied all the principles of a true Christian, and embarked at the age of 27 on a journey to Africa when only one out of three missionaries lived beyond six months/5(21). Early Life and Training. David Livingstone was born on Ma , in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, and grew up with several siblings in a single tenement : The Life of David Livingstone book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Moody Colportage Library volume /5. 8 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Cited by: 3.

The life and explorations of David Livingstone, LL. D. / by John S. Roberts, including extracts from Dr. Livingstone's last journal, by E. A. Manning () (Reprint) Roberts, John S., fl. Published by Pranava Books (). Throughout his life, however, Livingstone always thought of himself as primarily a missionary, "not a dumpy sort of person with a Bible under his arms, [but someone] serving Christ when shooting a. Early life. David Livingstone was born on Ma in the village of Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, into a family believed to be descended from the highland Livingstones, a clan that had been previously known as the Clan : 19 March , Blantyre, Scotland.   LIFE OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE. 61 great difficulty in the establishment of a mission was overcome, for years are usually required to instil such confidence into the natives' minds as to induce them — in any large numbers at least — to submit to the guidance of strangers. But while the release of slaves on their way to the coastPages:

Here David was born in the year His fa-ther, Neil Livingstone, an honest, steady, and hard-working man, took a great interest in all that was going on in the world. He was a great reader in many sub-jects, but was especially fond of books on missionary work. From him David inherited his Highland pluck. DAVID LIVINGSTONE 3 house. David one time was tardy, and upon reaching home found the door barred. He t ook the situation very calmly, and having obtained a piece of bread from someone, sat down quietly on the doorstep, deciding to spend thenight there. However, his mother found him and showed mercy. Though only a child, the boy had already learned. David Livingstone () was a Scottish missionary, doctor and explorer who helped open the heart of Africa to missions. His travels covered one-third of the continent, from the Cape to near the Equator, and from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. Get this from a library! The life of David Livingstone. [John H Worcester, Jr. Mrs.].