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Sisters of the Common Life


In 1916, Amy established a Protestant religious order called the Sisters of the Common Life, essentially a support and encouragement network for single missionary women.

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Amy Carmichael

Amy Beatrice Carmichael was a Protestant Christian missionary in India, who opened an orphanage and founded a mission in Dohnavur. She served in India for 55 years without furlough and wrote many books about the missionary work there.

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