Johann A Schürmann ~ Correspondence
The J.A. Shurman Correspondence »
This section collects articles from a variety of sources. Most notably is, of course, Shurman's personal correspondence of which not much has survived other than what has been archived by the London Missionary Society. Some of these letters were photographed and transcribed by friends of the family and will be reproduced here, if their content is of public interest. Should you as a family member be interested in more detail, please contact me.
J A Shurman ~ Index of Correspondence held at SOAS »
This page contains an overview of the correspondence relating to missionary Johann Adam Schürman/John Adam Shurman held in the LMS Archives at the SOAS. An LMS archivist indexed the various files with notes re sender and receiver, date, and a summary of content. These files were photographed by Jan Schürmann from Germany in the 1990s. Some of the letters have been transcribed by Schürmann familiy members.
Shurman's first achievements at Benares [ more » ]
A contemporary overview with focus on mission by the first LMS missionary in Benares, India, written during Shurman's early years at Benares. [ more » ]
The Rev JA Schurmann ... sent home a specimen of his method of discoursing on the truths of the Gospel to the Natives the kind of preaching best suited to the Natives. [ more » ]
Letter to the editor of the Calcutta Christian Observer to promote the publication of a joint Bible translation into Urdu by missionaries of different denominations in Benares. [ more » ]
Statements lately received in communications from Messrs Buyers and Shurman of the Benares Mission whose labours continue to be favoured with evident tokens of the Divine blessing Under date August 10 Mr Buyers thus writes: [ more » ]
Mr Shurman writes under date August 29. It will be observed that further interesting allusion is made by him to the Chinese convert mentioned by Mr Buyers. The extract from his letter: [ more » ]
Extracts from a letter by Rev James Kennedy describing the situation at Schurman’s mission station at Benares, India, dated December 21, 1840. [ more » ]
Kennedy reflects about the inter-religious discourse in Benares with Hindoos and Muslims in discussions with them on the market places and the streets of Benares. [ more » ]
Shurman participated at the 39th Anniversary Meeting of the British and Foreign School Society. [ more » ]
"The [US] missionaries at Benares are Rev Messrs Smith and Schneider, the Church Missionary Society, and Rev Messrs Shurman and Kennedy of London Missionary Society, and Rev Mr Smith a Baptist Missionary." [ more » ]
During a home visit in 1844 in England, J A Shurmann also attended the 81st anniversary of the Hull Auxiliary Missionary Society and spoke to children about his work in India. This is a news paper item: [ more » ]
In a recent letter, Mr. Kennedy, of Benares, conveys the interesting particulars respecting the conversion and death of a native female, Girya, a member of the church at that station. [ more » ]
This article provides some background to the Hindoo devotee and Christian evangelist, Isaidas, at the LMS Benares mission station in the mid-1840s. [ more » ]
Death of a missionary in a boat accident near Benares Mission [ more » ]
Annual summary for the LMS Mission Station at Benares [ more » ]
Messages by fellow missionaries Kennedy and Buyers on the death of John Adam Shurman [ more » ]
At the London Missionary Society (LMS) station in Benares, India, JA Schürmann was involved in translating the Bible into the local vernacular, Urdu. [ more » ]
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