Joseph Wolff, written by himself; revised and edited by John Bayford. Narrative of a mission to Bokhara, in the years , to ascertain. 9 Results Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara, in the Years , to Ascertain the Fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Conolly, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint). D.: Late Missionary to the Jews and Muhammadans in Persia, Bokhara, Cashmeer, etc. (Cambridge Library Collection – Religion) [Joseph Wolff] on

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John Bayford, London,8vo; 2nd edit. He went from place to place, studying diligently and maintaining himself by teaching Hebrew.

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And while he sought to lead his people to Jesus of Nazareth as the Promised One, and to point them to His first coming in humiliation as a sacrifice for the sins of men, he taught them also of His second coming as a king and deliverer. He was bastinadoed and starved, sold as a slave, and three times condemned to death. The falling of the stars in gave added force to the proclamation of the message of a soon-coming Saviour.

Between and he travelled as a missionary in Egypt and the Sinaitic peninsula, and, proceeding to Jerusalem, was the first modern missionary to preach to the Jews there. For the 19th-century New York politician, see Joseph C. Joseph Wolff, page Thus he persevered in his labors until the message of the judgment had been carried to a large part of the habitable globe.

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Trinity College Dublin awarded him an honorary Doctorate of Laws. Though at first treated with special favor by the papal dignitaries, he was after a time removed from Rome.


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This, however, only increased his desire to know more of the Christian religion. In his writings the following story is told of his early bokharw that Jesus is the Messiah:.

Missionary Journal and Memoir Jan 27, Retrieved from ” https: Travels and adventures of the Rev. He wolfff home and read the scripture, wondering to see how perfectly it had been fulfilled in Jesus of Nazareth. This however only increased his desire to know more of the Christian religion. Learn more at Author Central. A patron when he was a young man was the eccentric politician, Henry Drummonda member of the Catholic Apostolic Church.

When only seven years old he was boasting to an aged Christian neighbor of the future triumph of Israel at the advent wokff the Messiah, when the old man said kindly: Available for download now. Narrative of a mission to Bokhara Dec 10, Leaving home on account of Christian sympathies, after many wanderings he was converted to Christianity in part through perusing the writings of Johann Michael von Sailer, bishop of Regensburg, and he was baptised on 13 Sept.

He was declared to be incorrigible and was left at liberty to go where he pleased. In he made a second journey to Bokhara in order to ascertain the fate of Lieutenant-colonel Charles Stoddart [q. The same honor was granted to me by the bokhaara of the government of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, in whose presence I delivered lectures on my researches in Asia, and also on the personal reign of Jesus Christ. In the year of his birth Wolff’s father removed to Kissingen to avoid the French, in he proceeded to Halle, and in again removed to Ullfeld in Bavaria.

His mission involved him in the gravest peril, for Stoddart and Conolly had already been executed, and their executioner was sent to despatch Wolff also. He soon declared himself a member of the church of England, and at Cambridge resumed his study of oriental languages under Samuel Lee — [q. Wolff named his son Henry Drummond-Wolff ; the boy grew up to be a noted diplomat and Conservative politician who founded the Primrose League.


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He escaped almost miraculously, and brought to England the first authentic news of the fate of the two officers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

He found a home for a time with kinsmen, but was soon driven from them as an apostate, and alone and penniless he had to make his own way among strangers.

Provide feedback about this page. Narrative of a mission to Bokhara: This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat English Choose a language for shopping. In Wolff set out to search for the Lost Tribes of Israeltravelling through AnatoliaArmeniaTurkestan and Afghanistan to Simla and Calcuttasuffering many hardships and nonetheless preaching with enthusiasm.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. High to Low Avg. He conveyed Gobat, who was very ill, to Jiddah, and then proceeded to Sana in Yemen, where he visited the Rechabites and Wahabites. Joseph Wolff, pages Wikipedia articleWikidata item.

Once he was stripped of all that he possessed and left to travel hundreds of miles on foot through the mountains, the snow beating in his face and his naked feet benumbed by contact with the frozen ground.