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Dr. David Livingstone: missionary explorer to Africa [electronic resource].

Wilkinson, Gary. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 59 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Gary Wilkinson : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directed by Gary Wilkinson.
Participant or Performer Note: Dame Joan Sutherland, Prof. John M. MacKenzie, Dr. Jonathan Engleby.
Summary, etc.: In the early part of the nineteenth century, Africa was called the dark continent. One man's passion for Christ would change that view. Dr. David Livingstone took the Gospel to Africa in word and deed. As a medical doctor he treated the sick, earning him the necessary trust and respect to teach the love of Christ which many Africans freely embraced. Then Livingstone turned his attention to exploration, seeing this work as much a spiritual calling as traditional missionary work. Facing danger and sickness he forged routes deep into the African interior, sparking the imagination of many who would follow. Hailed as one of the greatest European explorers of all time, Livingstone's commitment and eventual martyrdom helped bring an end to the slave trade and opened a continent to the Gospel. Discover the story of David Livingstone and see how faith and sacrifice can change the world.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Livingstone, David, 1813-1873.
Explorers > Africa, Southern > Biography.
Explorers > Scotland > Biography.
Missionaries, Medical > Africa, Southern > Biography.
Missionaries, Medical > Scotland > Biography.

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