A. J. Gordon: An Epic Journey of Faith and Pioneering Vision by Kevin Belmonte

By Kevin Belmonte

the tale of A. J. Gordon recounts an epic journey—one of religion, personality, and pioneering imaginative and prescient. A sterling educator, philanthropist, and usher in of heaven, he used to be a very good soul, and his existence a resplendent legacy. This impeccably researched biography brings Dr. Gordon’s global to existence, charting his upward thrust to foreign prominence and his paintings with nice friends and associates like D. L. Moody. Born in rural New Hampshire, he was once, in lots of methods, a renaissance guy: an educator, philanthropist, writer, journal editor, antislavery suggest, trustee of Brown college, and the pastor of Clarendon highway Church in Boston. He additionally led groundbreaking challenge paintings between Boston’s immigrant groups, mainly chinese language and Hebrew teams. They loved his paintings between them. In 1889, Gordon based the Boston Missionary education university to provide underprivileged children an schooling they wouldn't have had another way. institution was once unfastened, and classes (taught by way of Ivy League–educated teachers) have been open to younger males and younger ladies of many ethnicities— African-American, chinese language, and Hebrew scholars between them. Gordon stoutly weathered storms of feedback over this, yet he continued. His presents as an writer resonate nonetheless, and his many books are actually housed in areas just like the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Harvard, Yale, and Princeton.

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