Hudson Taylor's Spiritual Secret (Hendrickson Classic Biography Series)
: <p> James Hudson Taylor (1832-1905) was a Christian missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission (renamed Overseas Missionary Fellowship). He served there for 51 years, bringing over 800 missionaries to the country and personally baptizing an...
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<p> James Hudson Taylor (1832-1905) was a Christian missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission (renamed Overseas Missionary Fellowship). He served there for 51 years, bringing over 800 missionaries to the country and personally baptizing an estimated 50,000 converts. He was famous for his commitment to cultural sensitivity, and has been referred to as one of the most significant figures in the history of China in the nineteenth century.
<p> This is the classic biography written by his son Howard and daughter-in-law Geraldine, who also served as missionaries to China. It is the inspiring story of Taylor's uncovering of the spiritual secret that paved the way for the China Inland Mission to become a reality.
<p> This classic title has sold hundreds of thousands of copies since its original publication in 1932. Hendrickson introduces a lovely edition, re-typeset and redesigned, a perfect gift for anyone who wants to replace the old paperback or who is encountering Hudson Taylor's Spiritual Secret for the first time.
<p> <i>Hendrickson Classic Biographies feature enduring stories about real people whose lives have been touched and transformed by God, and who in turn have touched others with God's love. Each story has been carefully selected, gently edited if necessary, and freshly typeset, making every account-be it ancient or contemporary-a compelling read. Great lives reaching across the ages to touch lives today, encouraging, challenging, and inspiring.</i></p>
Dr. Howard Taylor (1862-1946) was the son of renowned missionary Hudson Taylor, the founder of the China Inland Mission. Dr. Taylor and his wife, Geraldine, took up the challenging but rewarding task of writing his famous fathers biography. In the foreword to one of their books on Hudson Taylor, they wrote, The desire of the writers is to make available to busy people the experiences of their beloved fatherthankful for the blessing brought to their own lives by what he was, and what he found in God, no less than by his fruitful labours.