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E. Stanley Jones

Methodist missionary and theologian


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Eli Stanley Jones was an American Methodist Christian missionary, theologian, and author. He is remembered chiefly for his interreligious lectures to the educated classes in India, thousands of which were held across the Indian subcontinent during the first decades of the 20th century. He is sometimes considered the "Billy Graham of India." His seminal work, The Christ of the Indian Road , sold more than a million copies worldwide after its publication in 1925. As of 2018, three million copies of his books have been sold. He is the founder of the Christian Ashram movement. In 1938, Time called Jones "the world's greatest Christian missionary."

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Asbury University
Asbury University

Christian liberal arts university in Wilmore, Kentucky

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#3056 World Rank #713 USA Rank
Religious Studies