Goforth, Jonathan, 1859-1936

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Missionary and evangelist, born in Canada in 1859; ordained and married to Rosalind Bell-Smith in 1887; began missionary work in China in 1888; fled China from the Boxer Rebellion in 1900; began itinerant village preaching in China in 1901 primarily in Honan Province; observed spiritual revival in Korea in 1907 and led a revival in Manchuria in 1908 and subsequently throughout China; concluded ministry in China in 1934, but continued evangelistic work in North America until his death in 1936.

From the description of Papers of Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth, 1888-1981. (Wheaton College). WorldCat record id: 26448970

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creatorOf Goforth, Jonathan, 1859-1936. Papers of Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth, 1888-1981. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
referencedIn Dickson, Lillian. Papers of Lillian Dickson, 1926-1983. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
referencedIn Cassidy, Bertha E. (Bertha Ernestine), 1884-1980. Articles / by Bertha E. Cassidy. Aurora University, Phillips Library
referencedIn Moynan, Mary Goforth. Papers of Mary Goforth Moynan, 1918-1994. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
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associatedWith Cassidy, Bertha E. (Bertha Ernestine), 1884-1980. person
associatedWith China Inland Mission. corporateBody
associatedWith Dickson, Lillian. person
associatedWith Feng, Yu-hsiang, 1881-1948. person
associatedWith Goforth, Rosalind, 1864- person
associatedWith Moynan, Mary Goforth. person
associatedWith Presbyterian Church in Canada. corporateBody
associatedWith Rader, Paul, 1879-1938. person
associatedWith Taylor, James Hudson, 1832-1905. person
associatedWith Wang, Leland. person
associatedWith Zhongguo guo min dang. corporateBody
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China
China--Manchuria
Henan Sheng (China)
Korea
Canada
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Keswick movement
Presbyterian Church--Missions
Missions
Church work with military personnel
Fundamentalism
Women--Religious life
Liberalism (Religion)
Missionaries, Resignation of
Rural missions
Missions--Theory
Missionaries--Appointment, call and election
Sermons, English
Church and social problems
Families
Evangelistic work
Revivals
Children of missionaries
Women in missionary work
Presbyterians
Missionaries
Modernist-fundamentalist controversy
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Birth 1859-02-10

Death 1936-10-08

Canadians

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