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Leurs metiers sont retameur, saltimbanque, colporteur de livres et papiers a lettres, vannier, siffleur, chanteur ou musicien ambulant, marchand forain, marchand d'aiguilles et vendeur de chaussons, marchand de paniers, tondeur de chevaux, marchand d'anes, lutteur, boulanger, ouvrier, mendiant, garcon d'hotel, comedien, acrobate, ecuyer de cirque, directeur de theatre, graveur, boulanger, artiste d'agilite, artiste lyrique, laboureur, maquignon, fabricant de tabourets, terrassier, tapissier, raccommodeur de parapluies, tailleur .
Besides their supply of books and tracts, the most important item the colporteur carried with him was his field journal.
Seed-time and Harvest: Autobiography of James Rennie, Colporteur.
Par ailleurs, on retrouve dans les bureaux nationaux de grandes associations protestantes internationales comme la Canadian Bible Society [Societe biblique canadienne] et la Salvation Army [l'Armee du Salut], tous deux a Toronto, des documents essentiels tels que la correspondance entretenue avec les coreligionnaires francophones ou les rapports annuels des << colporteurs de Bible >>, personnages centraux dans l'essor de la communaute franco-protestante du XIXe siecle.
Herbold, a Baptist BFBS colporteur, Kurdov learned a new understanding of the meaning of baptism, and the seeds of Baptist principles were thus sown in that town.
Much of northern France was evangelized by itinerant colporteurs trained by Pyt and others.
6) These two organizations injected new energy into denominational stewardship and pioneered innovative techniques that were less expensive than the old colporteur system and that also respected the independence of Southern Baptist bodies (churches, associations, and conventions).
42) Francisco Penzotti, an intrepid Argentine colporteur, wrote his autobiography, which spanned sixty years of journeys around South America.
One colporteur on the verge of death said, "[J]e suppose que le pretre va refuser a mon corps le repos dans le cimetiere de la paroisse; peu m'importe ora l'on m'enterre, je sais que Jesus m'a pardonne; je n'ai pas besoin du ministere du pretre pour mourir" (quoted in Duclos, Histoire du protestantisme francais, 1: 152).
One of the pioneers of this process was Diego (James) Thompson, a Baptist colporteur of the British Bible Society, who reached Buenos Aires in 1818 to promote the Lancaster system of reading (1) which had achieved a measure of success in England.
Missiologist Samuel Escobar ranks Harry Strachan, along with Bible colporteur James ("Diego") Thomson and educator John A.
And many have arisen spontaneously, such as the Apure movement, founded by Aristides Diaz, a Venezuelan cattle dealer who experienced a conversion after purchasing a Bible from a colporteur.