Thomas Jefferson Bowen—A Closer Look

On this episode of the Missions History Podcast, our hosts discuss the life and work of missionary, Thomas Jefferson Bowen. You can also listen to the previous episode in which our hosts discussed Thomas Bowen with Nigerian missiologist, Allen Olatunde.

Show Notes

Adventures and Missionary Labors in Several Countries in the Interior of Africa, from 1849 to 1856 by Thomas Jefferson Bowen (

“Missionaries You Should Know: Thomas Jefferson Bowen” by David J. Brady (

Missions in the Dark Soil: Life and Work of Thomas Jefferson Bowen in Africaby Allen T. Olatunde (

“The Life and Work of Thomas Jefferson Bowen in Central Africa and Brazilby Allen T. Olatunde (

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