Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Levi Parsons
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Date of Birth: 18 July 1792

Place of Birth: Goshen, Massachusetts

Date of Death: 10 February 1822

Place of Death: Alexandria, Egypt


Levi Parsons was born the son of a Congregational minister in rural Massachusetts in the late 18th century.  By the age of 16, he had received the requisite ‘born again’ experience that would launch him into a career as an evangelical missionary. 

Parsons was known for his fervent evangelical spirit. Th…

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Hubers, John , “Levi Parsons”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 29 January 2020 <>

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