William Carey: The Missionary Who Changed a Nation

In and Life Issues, Development, Economics, History, Life in India, People, Religion, The Big Picture by Megan Toombs

Within Christianity there are many heroes of the faith. But some are people we have never heard of. William Carey, a Christian missionary, was India’s first minister for Agriculture, and led the reformation against practices that were deemed evil according to the scriptures, including “Sati” the burning of widows.

Megan is the Director of Communications for the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, and Editor of EarthRisingBlog.com. You can follow her on Twitter @MeganToombs.