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eBook Topsy-Turvy Land: Arabia Pictured for Children (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) ePub

by Amy E. Zwemer,Samuel Marinus Zwemer

  • ISBN: 1409923452
  • Category: Classics
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Amy E. Zwemer,Samuel Marinus Zwemer
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Dodo Press; Illustrated edition (May 9, 2008)
  • Pages: 104
  • ePub book: 1125 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1442 kb
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  • Rating: 4.8
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By. Samuel M. zwemer. This is a book of pictures and stories for big children and small grown-up folks; for all who love Sinbad the sailor and his strange country. It is intended to give a bird's-eye view to those who cannot take birds' wings. The stories are not as good as those of the Arabian Nights but the morals are better-and so are the pictures. Moreover the stories are true.

Arabia pictured for children. List of Illustrations. By. Arabia pictured for children. And. Amy e. I. Why is arabia topsy-turvy land? II. A lesson in geography.

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Samuel Marinus Zwemer (April 12, 1867 – April 2, 1952), nicknamed The Apostle to Islam, was an American missionary, traveler, and scholar. He was born at Vriesland, Michigan. In 1887 he received an . from Hope College, Holland, Mich. and in 1890, he received an . from New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, N. .His other degrees include a . from Hope College in 1904, a . from Muskingum College in 1918, and a . from Rutgers College in 1919.

Samuel Marinus Zwemer. Samuel Marinus Zwemer. Wilson, J. Christy, Flaming Prophet: The Story of Samuel Zwemer, New York: Friendship Press, 1970. Samuel Zwemer & Amy Zwemer, Tosy-Turvy Land: Arabia pictured for children (New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1902), 71. the twentieth century is to be preeminently a century of missions to Moslems’, Raymond Lull: First Missionary to the Moslems (New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1902), xxi. ^ Samuel Zwemer, ‘A Call to Prayer’ in Islam and the Cross (ed.

Zwemer Amy E. This book was written by a husband and a wife Samuel Marinus Zwemer and Amy E. They both were missionaries and travelers, with their interest focused on the Arabian countries. He also became a member of the Royal Geographical Society of London and on its behalf traveled to Asia.

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by Samuel Marinus Zwemer, Amy E. Wilkes Zwemer. ISBN 9781146672764 (978-1-146-67276-4) Softcover, Nabu Press, 2010.

Topsy-Turvy Land was the first of two illustrated children’s books written by the couple. The work aimed to attract young adults to missionary work. The chapters include a description of the geography of the Arabian Peninsula as well as introductions to Arab customs, such as domestic habits, clothing, prayer rituals, Arabic proverbs, and the slave trade

Professor Samuel Marinus Zwemer (1867-1952), nicknamed The Apostle to Islam, was an American missionary, traveller, and scholar. After being ordained to the Reformed Church ministry, he was a missionary at Busrah, Bahrein, and at other locations in Arabia from 1891 to 1905. He also travelled widely in Asia Minor, and he was elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of London. In 1929 he was appointed Professor of Missions and Professor of the History of Religion at the Princeton Theological Seminary where he taught until 1951. He was famously turned down by the American Missionary Society which resulted in him going overseas alone. He edited the publication The Moslem World for many years. He was influential in mobilizing many Christians to go into missionary work in Islamic Countries. Amy E. Zwemer, nee Wilkes (?-1937) was an American missionary, a member of the Arabian Mission where she met and married fellow missionary Samuel Marinus Zwemer on May 18, 1896. She wrote Two Young Arabs: The Travels of Noorah and Jameel (1926) and co-authored a number of books with her husband including: Topsy-Turvy Land (1902), and Moslem Women (1926).