By Charlotte Harris Rees
Starting in 1875 and masking a span of just about a hundred years, 3 missionary households exhibited bravery, patience, and sacrifice while their very lives have been in danger. William David Powell and his spouse, Mary Florence Mayberry Powell, have been missionaries to “Wild West” Texas then Mexico. within the interval 1910-1947 (including in the course of jap career) their daughter Florence and her husband, Hendon M. Harris, have been missionaries to Kaifeng, China. Their son Hendon M. Harris Jr. and his spouse Marjorie Weaver Harris served as missionaries to Taiwan and Hong Kong. Referencing fifty five books and 39 articles, this biography offers a variety of firsthand bills from all 3 households.
Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee, Retired leader of the Asian department, Library of Congress says that this article is “Rich in old evidence, this biographical paintings of 3 generations of missionary paintings in a single family…vividly depicts the braveness, patience, and sacrifice of these pioneering missionary employees in religion. during this well-researched booklet the writer deals an outstanding photo of the genuine nature of missionary work...For readers drawn to the trendy background of China in the course of the such a lot turbulent interval of its historical past this e-book presents invaluable insights.”
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