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All articles & reviews tagged with amy-carmichael

Review

September 2018
Reviews > Book

Triumphant Love: The contextual, creative and strategic missionary work of Amy Beatrice Carmichael in south India

The following information has been provided by Chris Kavanagh, director of the Dohnavur Fellowship Corporation. Dr Jacky Woolcock, who served in Dohnavur 1969–1987 writes, ‘I met Dr Kommers in the Dohnavur UK office in 2015, being offered to read the first complete draft of this book for accuracy of factual content. Before the meeting…

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News

February 2018
News > Events > Mission > Society

Amy Carmichael memorial

On 16 December 1867, missionary Amy Carmichael was born in Millisle in Northern Ireland. Some 150 years later a beautiful sculpture of her as a 10-year-old girl was unveiled outside Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church in Bangor. The church is home to the annual Worldwide Missionary Convention. The sculpture was the idea of Derek Bingham,…

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Review

December 2017
Reviews > Book

A Chance to Die – Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael

A chance to die is Elisabeth Elliot’s title for her account of the life of Amy Carmichael of Dohnavur. If such a title suits anyone, it is surely Elisabeth Elliot herself, as she faced the fearful loss of her young husband Jim, murdered by the Auca Indians in 1950, as he and four others…

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Historical

November 2017
Articles > Historical

The life and legacy of Amy Carmichael

People-trafficking is not new. But, born 150 years ago this December, one single, often sick, missionary woman from Northern Ireland dared to challenge it in India. Hinduism encouraged the temple slavery of children. It was prostitution perpetrated in the name of that ancient religion, where little girls and boys were sold to ‘marry’ the…

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Review

August 2015
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Amy Carmichael – Beauty for Ashes

This is a brief, heart-warming and balanced biography of a great woman of God. Her enormous love and firm resolve remain an inspiration to the church worldwide.  Even before reaching India Amy demonstrated her resolve to serve Christ on the mission field by refusing to give in after a severe bout of neuralgia at…

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