Born in England, William Carey (1761-1834) was a Baptist missionary to India. A pastor before going to the mission field, Carey served abroad for 41 years. Carey also helped translate the Bible into some 40 languages and founded a Bible college before his death.
Christian Biography Resources: William Carey
Collection of biographical sketches, along with related links.
Life of William Carey: Shoemaker and Missionary
Online reproduction of the 1909 biography written by George Smith.
Southern Baptist Historical Library & Archives: William Carey
Short biographical profile.
Scholarly article explores Carey's contributions to the Indian languages.
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