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William Goldsack, 1871‒1957


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Language

English

Gender

Male

Date of birth

  • 1871

Date of death

  • 1957

Nationality

Australia

Profession

Australian Baptist Missionary Society missionary to East Bengal (present day Bangladesh), India.

Biography

  • Goldsack joined the Australasian Baptist Missionary Society in 1899 where he mastered languages before being placed at mission station Pabna, East Bengal. At Pabna, he devoted his missionary work to preachig and teaching; additionally, he purchased the land for mission to erect new Zenana house. Having influenced by George Henry Rouse, head of the Baptist Mission Press at Calcutta, West Bengal, he devoted himself to the Islamic studies and literary work; thus, he wrote many apologetic tracts and pamphlets. In 1908 he undertook the translation of Quran or Koran into Bengali language.

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Webography

Diamond   A 15765

Created at 19-01-2003 by migration (IDEO)

Updated at 14-06-2018 by Justine Mikhail (IDEO)


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