Africa | Algeria | Egypt | Journals | Karl Kumm | Morocco | North Africa | Trotter, Isabella Lilias | Tunisia

Journal of the North Africa Mission Now Online

Last year I was approached by the Arab World Ministry of Pioneers for help in digitising the journal of the North Africa Mission for the first time. This journal dates back to the 1890s and is a unique record of the work of Christian missionaries across North Africa. Among the contributors are a number that…

Algeria | Algiers Mission Band | Trotter, Isabella Lilias

Biography of Isabella Lilias Trotter, founder of the Algiers Mission Band

This is one of the standard biographies of Isabella Lilias Trotter (1853-1928), who was recently featured as part of the SOAS Archives and Special Collections Women’s History Month. The SOAS now holds the archive of the Algiers Mission Team and Lilias Trotter’s works. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of the book…

Algeria | Algiers Mission Band | Trotter, Isabella Lilias

Between the Desert and the Sea by Isabelle Lilias Trotter

Isabella Lilias Trotter [1853-1928] was a noted watercolour artist, who having attended several of the Keswick Conventions, became a missionary in North Africa. She was one of the founder members of the Algier Mission Band, which, as the Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions notes, “…became part of the North Africa Mission, which continues to the…

Algeria | Egypt | Libya | Tunisia

Gospel in North Africa

This large-format and profusely illustrated book provides a unique record of missions work across North Africa up to the end of the 19th Century. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing me with a copy of the book to digitise. This book is in the public domain. John Rutherford [1816-1866] & Edward H. Glenny [1853-1926],…

Algeria | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia

Christine Isabel Tinling’s Budget From Barbary

This little book contains twelve letters about missionary work in “Barbary” – modern day Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. This copy originally formed part of the North Africa Mission library in Rabat. Yorkshire-born Christine Tinling [1867-1943] was a missionary with the  Women’s Christian Temperance Union was the author of numerous books on missions and also…