May, 2013

Hamad Abdulla presentation 1


The Bahrain Historical and Archeological Society in Jufair, Kingdom of Bahrain hosted a talk entitled, “Overview of the life and times of Samuel Zewmer.”  The talk was presented by Hamad Abdulla on 29 May 2013 and was marked as the final talk of the society’s 59th cultural season.


The talk covered various milestones in the life and times of the American Missionary Samuel Marinus Zwemer (1867 – 1952).  Zwemer was one of the founders of the Arabian Mission.  He is also a leading figure in international missionary efforts especially that that targeted the Arabian Peninsula in the golden age of the missionary movement which stretched from the 19th century to the early decades of the 20th century.

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