Treasures From Our Archives

FIFTY-THREE YEARS IN SYRIA May'05

Written by Henry Jessup, this is from the First Volume, Chapter 4, Pp. 66-78 (New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1910. The chapter title is "The Arabic Bible - Its Translation and the Translators (1848 - 1865)".


HANDEL'S HUMBLE LIBRETTIST

"Grant Dexter, who loved good music, had just completed an article on The Messiah when he died at Ottawa last week." (Winnipeg Free Press, Wednesday, December 20, 1961) "It was, he wrote his office, something he had wanted to do for many years and never found time. The manuscript was found in his typewriter."


CHRISTIAN, DOST THOU SEE THEM?

My Favorite Hymn - by Dr. Samuel M. Zwemer (This piece of writing by Samuel Zwemer was gleaned from the May 16, 1951 issue of The Alliance Weekly.)


A THIRTY YEAR REPORT OF SAATU'L ISLAH

Middle East Resources is a retirement ministry which grew out of a life spent in proclaiming the Word of God to the Arabic-speaking world through the God-given means of radio. Rev. Madany's 30-year report (from 1988) gives this background as well as explaining how he approached his work.

Responses from listeners of Saatu'l Islah


DISCOVERING CHRISTIANITY 1 Jun'02

....Over the course of the first fifteen years, and after receiving and reading 20,500 letters, this letter continued to stand out as being very special. The writer lived in Saudi Arabia....


DISCOVERING CHRISTIANITY 2 Jul'02

During the period following the hostage taking in Iran, the Madanys enjoyed a precious correspondence in excellent English, with an Iranian student. He had been getting a Masters in English at a university in the USA.


CHRISTIANITY - THE ETERNAL RELIGION Dec'02

This article was written in 1988 for the Missionary Monthly. Out of the 250,000 letters received from listeners during 36 years of broadcasting, the selections used barely touch the surface.


THE CROSS OF CHRIST IN ARABIA Apr'03

An Unpublished speech given by missionary nurse Cornelia Dalenberg at First Reformed Church of South Holland, Illinois in 1936.

The late Miss Dalenberg served in the Arabian field of the Reformed Church in America, more than 50 years. She was recruited by the renowned missionary Dr. Samuel Zwemer, and like all candidates at that time, she was required to be fluent in Arabic. Her observations of her first field of service is very relevant as it was in a location in Iraq, near to Basra, Kerbala and Najef.


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