Christianity in Thailand: Christian Missionaries in Thailand, Church Buildings in Thailand, Roman Catholic Church in Thailand, Church of the Province of South East Asia, Roman Catholicism in Thailand, Alfred James Broomhall, St Michael's Church, Songyae

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General Books, 25 июн. 2011 г. - Всего страниц: 28
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Christian missionaries in Thailand, Church buildings in Thailand, Roman Catholic Church in Thailand, Church of the Province of South East Asia, Roman Catholicism in Thailand, Alfred James Broomhall, St Michael's Church, Songyae, Karl G tzlaff, Low Khiok Chiang, Worldwide Faith Missions, Dan Beach Bradley, Christ Church Bangkok, Lahu Christian churches, Margaret Landon, Orthodoxy in Thailand, John Taylor Jones, Assumption Cathedral, Bangkok, Protestantism in Thailand, Daniel McGilvary, Martyrs of Thailand, Anglican Church in Thailand, True Jesus Church in Thailand, Eliza Grew Jones, Maria Newell, Louis Laneau, Church of Christ in Thailand, Catholic Office for Emergency Relief and Refugees, Seventh-day Adventist Church in Thailand, Saint Camillus Foundation, Fran ois Langlade, Camillian social center in Rayong, Sarnelli House Thailand, Thailand Bible Society, Camillian Hospital. Excerpt: Full list Christianity was first introduced to Thailand by European missionaries. Historically it took on a significant role in the modernization of Thailand. It represents 0.8% of the national population. Christians are numerically and organizationally concentrated more heavily in the North, where they make up an estimated 10% of some lowland districts (e.g., Chomtong, Chiang Mai) and up to very high percents in tribal districts (e.g., Mae Sariang, Mae Hong Son). Christianity in Thailand began with the work of missionaries or foreign religious workers. In the 1550s the Portuguese mercenaries and their chaplain arrived in Ayutthaya. By 1660, the Vicariate Apostolic of Siam was established under the leadership particularly of Portuguese and French fathers. Later on, Protestants appeared in the new capital of Bangkok in 1826 through the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions representative, Karl G tzlaff followed by Rev....

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