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Moriah (Africa)
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The Paris Evangelical Missionary Society began its work in Lesotho in 1833. The society founded a number of missions with biblical names: Hebron, Beersheba, Berea, Cana etc. Moriah was the first and most important of them. It was established by Eugene Casalis and was situated to the south-west of Thabo Bosiu. The mission developed into the central educational center of the “Kereke ea Evangeli Lesotho,” which was founded by the Paris Evangelical Missionary Society. This educational institut…

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Ward, Kevin, “Moriah (Africa)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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