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ଆମସ ସଟନ (୧୮୦୨ ସେଭେନୋକ (Sevenoaks) କେଣ୍ଟରେ– ୧୭ ଅଗଷ୍ଟ ୧୮୫୪ କଟକ, ଓଡ଼ିଶାରେ) ଜଣେ ଇଂରେଜ ଜେନେରାଲ ବାପ୍ଟିଷ୍ଟ ମିଶନାରୀ ଥିଲେ ଯିଏ ହିମ୍ନ ଲେଖକ ଥିଲେ ।[୧]

ସେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷାରେ ପ୍ରଥମ ଇଂରାଜୀ ବ୍ୟାକରଣ ୧୮୩୧ ମସିହାରେ ଲେଖିଥିଲେ,[୨] ସନ ୧୮୩୯ରେ ଇତିହାସ, ଓ ସନ ୧୮୪୦ରେ ଭୂଗୋଳ, ତା ପରେ ସନ ୧୮୪୧-୪୩ରେ ପ୍ରଥମ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ବ୍ୟାକରଣ ଲେଖିଥିଲେ,[୩] ଓ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷାରେ ବାଇବେଲ ଅନୁବାଦ କରିଥିଲେ ।

ସେ ଗୋଟିଏ ଭଜନର ସ୍ୱର ସଂଯୋଜନା କରିଥିଲେ ଯାହା ଅଲ୍ଡ ଲାଙ୍ଗ ସାଇନେ: ହେଲ, ସୁଇଟେସ୍ଟ, ଡିଅରେସ୍ଟ ଟାଇ ("Auld Lang Syne": "Hail, sweetest, dearest tie.") ସ୍ୱରରେ ଗାଇବା ନିମନ୍ତେ ଲେଖାଥିଲା ।[୪] ସେ ସନ ୧୮୩୫ରେ ମିଶନ ଟୁ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ଇତିହାସ:ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ମନ୍ଦିର ସ୍ଥଳ ବିଷୟରେ ଲେଖିଥିଲେ । [୫][୬][୭][୮]

ଜୀବନୀ[ସମ୍ପାଦନା]

ଆମସ ସଟନ‌ଙ୍କୁ ୨୧ ବର୍ଷ ବୟସ ହୋଇଥିଲା ବେଳେ ଜେନେରାଲ ବାପଟିସ୍ଟ ଫରେନ ମିଶନାରୀ ସୋସାଇଟି ତାଙ୍କୁ ମିଶନାରୀ ସେବା ନିମନ୍ତେ ନିଯୁକ୍ତ କଲା । ଡର୍ବିରେ ଥିବା କନେକସନର ମିଶନାରୀ ସୋସାଇଟିରେ ତାଙ୍କୁ ଏହି ପଦବୀ ନିମନ୍ତେ ଶିକ୍ଷା ଦିଆଯାଇଥିଲା । ହୋମ ମିନିସ୍ଟ୍ରିରେ କିଛି ଦିନ କାମ କଲାପରେ ବାପଟିସ୍ଟ ମିଶନାରୀ ସୋସାଇଟି ସନ ୧୮୨୪ରେ ତାଙ୍କୁ ମିଶନାରୀ ଭାବରେ ଭାରତ ପଠାଇଲେ, ଏହାର ଦୁଇ ବର୍ଷ ପୂର୍ବରୁ ପ୍ରଥମ ଦୁଇ ବାପଟିସ୍ଟ ଉଇଲିୟମ ବାମ୍ପଟନଜେମସ୍ ପେଗ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ଆସିଥିଲେ । ପତ୍ନୀ ଚାରଲୋଟ ସଟନ‌ଙ୍କ ସ‌ହିତ ସେ ଜାହାଜରେ କଲିକତା ଆସିଲେ ଓ ପରେ କଟକରେ ୧୧ ମାର୍ଚ୍ଚ ୧୮୨୫ତାରିଖ ଦିନ ମିଶନାରୀ କାମରେ ଯୋଗଦାନ କଲେ । ସେଠାରେ ପ‌ହଞ୍ଚିବାର ପରେ ପରେ ତାଙ୍କ ପତ୍ନୀଙ୍କର ଦେହାନ୍ତ ହେଲା ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ପୁରୀରେ; ପରେ ଜଣେ ଆମେରିକୀୟ ବାପଟିସ୍ଟ ମିଶନାରୀଙ୍କ ବିଧବା ଜେମ୍ସ କୋଲମ୍ୟାନଙ୍କୁ ସେ ଦ୍ୱିତୀୟ ବିବାହ କରିଥିଲେ ।[୬][୮][୯][୧୦][୧୧]

ମିଶନାରୀ କାମ[ସମ୍ପାଦନା]

ଆଧାର[ସମ୍ପାଦନା]

  1. Henry Sweetser Burrage Baptist Hymn Writers and Their Hymns 1888 "AMOS SUTTON. 1802-1854. This devoted missionary of Christ, of humble parentage, was born at Sevenoaks in Kent, January 21, 1802. When his school life was over, he was placed in a large business establishment in the metropolis, but the temptations of a great city proved too strong for him. Returning to his home in the country, the faithful ministry of his pastor was blessed to his conversion, and he was baptized, and joined the Baptist church at Sevenoaks. Soon he was actively employed in Sunday-school teaching,"
  2. Current Trends in Linguistics Thomas Albert Sebeok- 1976 Volume 14 - Page 135 "Oriya teaching material. The Practical hand-book of the Uriya or Óḍiyá language by T. J. Maltby (1874) is a very important landmark in the publication of Oriya grammar (with text) after Sutton's Introduction to Oriya published almost a generation ..."
  3. Manmath Nath Das Sidelights on History and Culture of Orissa 1977 - Page 463 "Sutton wrote Oriya grammar in 1831, History in 1839, and Geography in 1840. The Calcutta School Books Society published Sutton's Oriya Primer and Padartha Vidya Sara (elementary science). Sutton compiled Oriya Dictionary in 1843."
  4. Don Carlos Janes, A Trip Abroad p173 "... to the tune of "Auld Lang Syne": Hail, sweetest, dearest tie, that binds Our glowing hearts in one; Hail, sacred hope, that tunes our minds To harmony divine. It is the hope, the blissful hope Which Jesus' words afford - The hope,"
  5. Amos Sutton, History of the mission to Orissa American Sunday School Union
  6. ୬.୦ ୬.୧ Anderson, Gerald H. (1999). Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing. p. 652. ISBN 978-0-8028-4680-8.
  7. "History Of The Mission To Orissa: The Site Of The Temple Of Juggernaut (1835) (Paperback)". tower.com. Retrieved 10 May 2012.
  8. ୮.୦ ୮.୧ "Sutton, Amos, 1798-1854". hymnary.org. Retrieved 8 May 2012. Sutton, Amos, D.D., was born at Sevenoaks, Kent, on Jan. 21, 1802
  9. "Who are the Baptists? - Bengal Orissa Mission". bwa-baptist-heritage.org. Retrieved 8 May 2012. Mrs. and Rev. Amos Sutton joined in the missionary work in Odisha on 11 March 1825 arriving at Cuttack. Shortly, Mrs. Sutton became sick and died at Puri.
  10. "Canadian Baptist mission work among women in Andhra, India, 1874-1924: Baptist women evolved a role for themselves in an otherwise male-dominated mission enterprise and a patriarchal Telugu society". Amos Sutton - preached in the northernmost parts of Andhra Pradesh in 1805 but failed to achieve his objectives, and he did not venture again into the region, confining his ministry instead to the Oriya-speaking districts. findarticles.com. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  11. Stirling, Andrew; James Peggs (1846). Orissa: Its Geography, Statistics, History, Religion and Antiquities. Oxford University. author. pp. 363–365.