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First Methodist mission in Argentina
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First Methodist mission in Argentina

First Methodist mission in Argentina Rev. William H. Norris arrived in October, 1839 to work in Montevideo as preacher and teacher. Upon his arrival in Montevideo Norris found a very unexpected state of affairs. Two opposing armies were within a few miles of the city. The city was full of refugees from Buenos Aires and...

Origins of the Methodist Mission in Argentina
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Origins of the Methodist Mission in Argentina

Origins of the Methodist Mission in Argentina The first years of Methodism in the Rio de la Plata area were quite unstable with little recorded of the happenings. From 1828, to 1853, Buenos Aires was ruled by Juan Manuel de Rosas. His policy of restriction to a free market economy, soon brought some reprisal measures,...