The Legacy of Samuel Ajayi Crowther

  title={The Legacy of Samuel Ajayi Crowther},
  author={Andrew Finlay Walls},
  journal={International Bulletin of Mission Research},
  pages={15 - 21}
  • A. Walls
  • Published 1 January 1992
  • Linguistics
  • International Bulletin of Mission Research
Imaun. I have read the Koran and notes twice for this purpose ... but alas! What little hope have I of doing him or any of them good in this way" (May 4, 1807). 35. Christian Troll, Christian Muslim Relations in India: A Critical Survey (Bangalore: Association for Islamic Studies, 1980), p. 9. 36. Wilberforce, Journal and Letters, vol. 2, p. 46, letter to Associated Clergy, April 6, 1807. 37. Troll, Christian Muslim Relations in India, p. 9. 
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