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missionary

mi shuh ne ree

  • n  someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  • n  someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
  • a  relating to or connected to a religious mission

  • What makes a missionary? What is the drive that sends men into deserts and jungles to face fever and frostbite, indifference and hostility? When so many nearer to home need .
  • COVER STORY Proclaiming Christ's message in daring and disputed ways In Zare, Lester Green, 45, a Protestant missionary, climbs out of his Land.
  • After the Apostle Paul, Francis Xavier was probably the greatest missionary ever to preach the Christian Gospel.
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  • Dave Hunt in Forbes
    Dave Hunt, who has traveled to India to study yoga's roots and interview gurus, called the practice "a vital part of the largest missionary program in the world" for Hinduism.
  • Robert Duncan in Church Executive Magazine
    Conservative Anglicans, unhappy with the liberal direction of The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada, have been working toward the formation of a "biblical, missionary and united Anglican Church in North America," as Bishop...
  • Pope Benedict XVI in USA Today
    Pour out upon our brothers and sisters throughout Latin America a true missionary ardour, to spread faith and hope,Benedict said.

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