William Carey

William Carey

Born: August 17, 1761

Died: June 9, 1834

Nationality: English

Occupation: Clergyman

Biography: William Carey was an English Baptist missionary and a Reformed Baptist minister, known as the father of modern missions and one of the founders of the Baptist Missionary Society. As a missionary in the Danish colony, Serampore, India, he translated the Bible into Bengali, Sanskrit, and numerous other languages and dialects.

Source/Notes: As quoted in The Baptist Herald and Friend of Africa (October 1842) and The Missionary Herald in The Baptist Magazine Vol. 35 (January 1843), p. 41
Source/Notes: Sect. V : An Enquiry into the Duty of Christians in general, and what Means ought to be used, in order to promote this Work. - An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians (1792)