Meanwhile, on a global scale, Protestantism was becoming missionary-minded. British shoemaker and teacher William Carey had taken the lead in 1792 by publishing the book An Enquiry Into the Obligations of Christians to Use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens.
Awake! October 22, 1989 p. 17
The first Protestant missionaries to India arrived in 1706, some 85 years before William Carey published An Enquiry Into the Obligations of Christians to Use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens. This book’s publication has been called “a landmark in Christian history.” After writing it, Carey served 40 years in India as a missionary.
Awake! November 8, 1994 p. 21