By A. J. McFarland

ISBN-10: 1935907565

ISBN-13: 9781935907565

The Reformed Presbyterian Church is a really small denomination of approximately six thousand participants that at one time had a presence within the heart East. This scarce list of its actions among the Arabs used to be compiled through Andrew James McFarland, 1869-1952, a missionary clergyman who spent so much of his existence in Syria regardless of the entire upheavals within the area. actually, in the course of global struggle I whilst the Ottoman Empire used to be at battle with the Allies and so much non-Muslims fled, Reverend McFarland remained in Mersine, billeting a German officer and assisting deal with wounded Turkish soldiers.

Those drawn to Syrian heritage will locate the record of clergy precious as their papers may be situated in files akin to these at of the sect's associations, Geneva university and its theological seminary, for insights in regards to the Syrian state of affairs of their time. in fact the 1919 peace payment intended the dismemberment of the Ottoman territories and the French suzerancy over cutting-edge Syria, however the missions stayed on for plenty of years.

Eventually the church buildings and faculties that McFarland verified disappeared, however the diaries, correspondence, and experiences of approximately a century of Reformed Presbyterian job are an underused and critical source. this can be considered one of a couple of scarce center East titles that Westphalia has released to advertise curiosity in missed archives.

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