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The story of a Christian missionary who lived for thirteen years amongst the Ishmaelites of Moab, Edom, and the great peninsula of Arabia. Forder says, “My story is a simple record of ventures just as they occurred, a transcript of personal experiences and beliefs. It is sent forth to what I believe is a sympathetic public.”
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 1-931956-78-2
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Dec 1,2002
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 380
ISBN: 1-931956-78-2
$121.00
Ventures Among the Arabs is the story of a Christian missionary who lived for thirteen years amongst the Ishmaelites of Moab, Edom, and the great peninsula of Arabia. Forder says, “My story is a simple record of ventures just as they occurred, a transcript of personal experiences and beliefs. It is sent forth to what I believe is a sympathetic public.” (With 47 illustrations.)
Ventures Among the Arabs is the story of a Christian missionary who lived for thirteen years amongst the Ishmaelites of Moab, Edom, and the great peninsula of Arabia. Forder says, “My story is a simple record of ventures just as they occurred, a transcript of personal experiences and beliefs. It is sent forth to what I believe is a sympathetic public.” (With 47 illustrations.)
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Archibald Forder

  • Preface
  • A Rough Reception
  • Getting into Moab
  • Who was Captured
  • "Who are the Bebouin"
  • New Experiences under Difficulties
  • Through Trials Enemies become Friends
  • Trying Times in Trying Places
  • Encouragement from Unexpected Quarters
  • In Competition with Native Doctors
  • At the Mercy of Murderers, Brigands, and Raging Seas
  • Unlooked-for Changes and More Persecutions
  • Into New Regions, among Superstitious Zealots
  • Arabia the Desert of the Sea
  • Attempts to enter Arabia end in Capture, Prison, and Broken Bones
  • A Fourth Venture bring me to the Desert's Edge
  • Between Druze and Arab I get into the Desert
  • A Kind Chief but Unkind Subjects
  • Ten Days on the Desert
  • The Chief's Plan to capture me for Islam
  • A Calamity that nearly cost me my Life
  • Exciting Times in Desert and Town
  • The Religion of the Arabs
  • Customs substantiating Scripture
  • Arabia in its Relation to the Bible
  • A Look Ahead