Commentaries on the meteorological observations by Moravian missionaries on the Labrador coast
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Commentaries on the meteorological observations by Moravian missionaries on the Labrador coast by J. A. Gautier

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Published by Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John"s, NL .
Written in English


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StatementJ.A. Gautier ; translated by Aspi Balsara.
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LC ClassificationsQC
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 30 p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21015517M
ISBN 100889014027
OCLC/WorldCa63704683

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Commentaries on the meteorological observations by Moravian missionaries on the Labrador coast. By J. A. Gautier. Abstract. This contains English translations of two articles written about observations recorded by the Missionaries in Labrador on the climate in the region, focusing mainly on es bibliographical references Author: J. A. Gautier. nventory of the eighteenth-century meteorological observations at Nain in Labrador carried out by missionaries of the Moravian Brethren as .   The history of instrumental meteorological observations in Labrador/Nunatsiavut, Canada, began in August when the Unitas Fratrum, also known as the “Moravian Brethren”, established a mission among the Inuit on the Labrador coast. The Brethren named this place “Nain” after a city mentioned in the New Testament of the by: 7. The authors of this paper are currently researching the climatic history of the Labrador/Nunatsiavut region by tracing the meteorological observations of the Moravian missionaries to be found in.

Jens Haven and the Moravian Mission in Labrador. This essay attempts to trace the early establishment and development of the Moravian mission in Labrador. The driving force was Jens Haven, son of a farmer from Jutland, born in , who first arrived in Labrador in Moravians in Labrador. Moravians came to Labrador from various parts of Europe. Bringing with them the missionary appeal of the oldest Protestant church, these followers of the Reformer John Hus () of Praque united at Kunwald in as one fellowship that later adopted the name Unitas Fratrum (the unity of the Brethren). He also recorded considerable detail on the social and economic conditions of various Labrador coastal communities, the fisheries, the trading activities of the Hudson Bay Company, the Innu and Inuit, Newfoundland missionaries on the coast, Moravian missionaries, and Dr. . Sermon Bible Commentary. Matthew The opening of this commission, in a world eaten up by selfishness, proclaimed the advent of a new era, and was the sign of the establishment of the kingdom of God among men. From that time forth there would be a band of men upon earth consecrated to minister to its woes and needs. I.

university in Freiburg, to be in charge of meteorological observations at the six Moravian missions in Labrador (Nain, Okak, Hoffenthal, Zoar, Hebron, and Rama). The Naval Observatory provided the instruments for this international co-operation. Afterwards the.   Introduced as a European tradition by Moravian missionaries in the 18th century, Moravian music was transformed over the centuries to become an expression of Inuit culture in Northern Labrador. Today, years after the arrival of missionaries on Canadian territory, Moravian music belongs to Inuit daily life. mission station at Mapoon on western Cape York Peninsula at the end of July and the beginning of August Mapoon was established for the Presbyterian Church by Moravian missionaries James Ward and Nicolaus Hey in (see below). When Klaatsch arrived at Mapoon, preparations were under way for theFile Size: 1MB. Full text of "Transactions of the Moravian Historical Society" See other formats.