16 Facts About Missionary


Missionary is a member of a religious group which is sent into an area in order to promote its faith or provide services to people, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care, and economic development.

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Missionary's proselytizing is said to have converted many to Buddhism in China, and made Chang'an, present-day Xi'an, a major center of Buddhism.

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Missionary sent tribute missions to Liang in 534 and 541, on the second occasion requesting artisans as well as various Buddhist works and a teacher.

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Missionary is credited with having sent a mission in 538 to Japan that brought an image of Shakyamuni and several sutras to the Japanese court.

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Missionary has attracted celebrity religious followers such as Richard Gere and Adam Yauch.

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Missionary got to know a slave from the Danish colony in the West Indies.

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One of the first large-scale missionary endeavors of the British colonial age was the Baptist Missionary Society, founded in 1792 as the Particular Baptist Society for the Propagation of the Gospel Amongst the Heathen.

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London Missionary Society was an evangelical organisation, bringing together from its inception both Anglicans and Nonconformists; it was founded in England in 1795 with missions in Africa and the islands of the South Pacific.

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The Colonial Missionary Society was created in 1836, and directed its efforts towards promoting Congregationalist forms of Christianity among "British or other European settlers" rather than indigenous peoples.

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Missionary was an important promoter of the idea of moksha in Indonesia.

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Missionary founded the Shaivite priesthood that is ubiquitous in Bali, and is regarded as the ancestor of all Shaivite pandits.

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Missionary movement peaked during the Islamic Golden Age, with the expansion of foreign trade routes, primarily into the Indo-Pacific and as far south as the isle of Zanzibar as well as the Southeastern shores of Africa.

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Missionary soon attracted several Kikuyus and Wakambas, who became his disciples.

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Missionary founded Jain monasteries even in non-Aryan territory, and almost all ancient Jain temples or monuments of unknown origin are popularly attributed to him.

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Missionary made four distinct major journeys, in the four different directions, which are called Udasis, spanning many thousands of kilometres, preaching the message of God.

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The aim of the Sikh Missionary Society is the Advancement of the Sikh faith in the U K and abroad, engages in various activities:.

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