Sorry, we just need to make sure you’re not a robot. A history of christian missions by stephen neill pdf Anglican missionary, bishop, and scholar. He was proficient in a number of languages, including Greek, Latin and Tamil.
He went to Trinity College, Cambridge and was a fellow there before going as a missionary to Tamil Nadu, in British India, and became bishop of Tirunelveli in 1939. He believed in unification of all churches in South India and communion beyond denominations.
He wrote several books on theology and church history. Both his parents were missionary doctors in India but spent much of their adult lives in various European countries for reasons of health and for the sake of their children’s education. He was educated at Dean Close School, then in 1918 won a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge and was elected to a fellowship in 1924. While still in Cambridge he passed the Church of England’s General Ordination Examination which qualified him for ordination but he had decided to go out to India as a layman.