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Adoniram Judson

Bound for Burma (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
Narrated by: Tim Gregory
Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
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As America's first foreign missionary, Adoniram Judson (1788-1850) spent 38 years working in Burma, then one of the most hostile countries on Earth. Judson was ignored, mocked, beaten, and tortured, yet he never lost sight of his goal to translate the Bible into the Burmese language. Today, over 150 years after his death, his translation remains the only translation of the Bible in Burmese.

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  • Danielle
  • 09-04-16

Great story line

I love the inspiration of this history. I would give this to anyone who is feeling down.

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  • Carolyn Armstrong
  • 22-03-16

Very inspiring

Reading Adoniram Judson's biography definitely caused a perspective shift in my life. It's hard to imagine the suffering and loss this missionary endured and persevered through to complete his vision for the Burmese people. His translation of the Bible to this people group is still influential in translation ministry today. He accepted the call and sacrificed himself to fulfill it.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 20-10-19

Amazing, wonderful, moving account

Loved hearing so much detail. Great dramatic account of someone who made such a difference.

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  • Sarah S
  • 11-10-19

Sad

So many people died. I can always tell when a character is going to die.

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  • Denise
  • 05-06-19

Encouraging

I have now listened to this book twice this year. What an encouragement it is.

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  • John Hash
  • 17-04-19

A hero worth remembering

This was a very gripping and well-written biography. Adoniram Judson may not have done everything right, but nevertheless God used in the tremendous way! He is a real and relatable hero of the faith. His example and testimony in many ways teach far more about living the Christian life than any textbook ever could.

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  • MarcelaBest
  • 08-09-18

Get ready to cry your eyes out

What an amazing story, beautifully narrated. Get ready to cry your eyes out because it’s powerful.

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  • Eric J
  • 15-06-18

Judson, wonderful man! Loved the Burmese people!

I love this story of Adoniram Judson! His love for the Lord Jesus Christ and his gospel and his love for the Burmese people.

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  • Ashley Sovereen
  • 22-05-18

Engaging!

I love learning about Christian heros! This is such a good book, my children enjoyed it as well.

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  • Intuitively Obvious
  • 09-03-18

Puts our “faith” and problems inn perspective

Enjoyed the book very much, a testament to the commitment and unbelievable hardships of the early missionaries. Trust faith!