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By Ernest R. Tufft

i've got fought a very good struggle, i've got complete my path, i've got saved the religion. - II Tim. 4:7

Following within the footsteps of this prior intrepid disciple, Reverend William Mosher crossed the yank continent 3 times within the final 1/2 the 19th century as he pursued his strange calling as a missionary evangelist to these suffering males at the gold path. those have been the years of the Gold Rush, and Mosher ministered to a motley choice of males interested in that unforgiving way of life in forty-seven frontier cities and at thirty varied gold mines in California. regardless of an extended string of terrible offerings that led him afield of his unique imaginative and prescient and again to a chain of congregations in Michigan, Western long island or even the unfriendly, post-war Georgia, Mosher held to his unique goal and saved returning to arrive out to the rag tag males making an attempt so desperately to claw their means out of the abject poverty of these California mining districts. Tufft’s explanatory textual content augments the impressive magazine stored through Mosher himself, all started on January 1, 1854, whilst he started his trips on the then “older” age of thirty-one. The Perpetual Pursuit is not just a desirable check out one quiet and humble missionary’s refusal to desert his dream, it doesn't matter what, however it additionally offers a different view of a burgeoning 19th century the US and the continued rush to California that mirrored the even more earthly goals of such a lot of others.

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