17 April, 2024

Throwback Thursday

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ‘The Missionary Who Makes Mistakes’ (1963)

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ‘The Missionary Who Makes Mistakes’ (1963)

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“Nobody seems more mistake-prone than the average missionary (with the possible exception of presidents, congressmen, mothers and fathers of teenagers, umpires, and tax assessors),” Ward Patterson, tongue firmly in cheek, wrote in 1963. “That the missionary should so excel in error-ability is a phenomenon worthy of the interest of all of us . . .”

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