Blyden, Edward Wilmot (1832-1912)

Blyden was born in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, of pious parents associated with the integrated Dutch Reformed Church of St. Thomas. John P. Knox, American missionary pastor of the church, noted Blyden’s abilities and encouraged him. With his parents’ approval and encouragement from Knox, he decided to become a Christian minister. In 1850 he visited … Continue reading Blyden, Edward Wilmot (1832-1912)