Baptist Missionary Society | China | India | Zenana Missions

Women’s Missionary Work in India and China

Written shortly after the Jubilee of the Baptist Missionary Society (1867-1917), this book aims to provide a series of snapshots of the work done by female Baptist missionaries. It is illustrated by six photographic plates from India and China. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of this public domain title for digitisation….

Church Missionary Society | India | Sri Lanka | Zenana Missions

Church of England Zenana Missions in India and Sri Lanka

The zenana missions were outreach programmes established in British India with the aim of converting women to Christianity. From the mid 19th century, they sent female missionaries into the homes of Indian women, including the private areas that male visitors were not allowed to see (zenana). Gradually these missions expanded from purely evangelical work to…

India | Zenana Missions

Zenana Mission Stories from India

This little book contains 27 accounts by the women of the Zenana Bible Medical Mission. Each illustrates their work within the hidden world of the women’s quarters of Indian homes. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of this book for digitisation. This book is in the public domain. Z.B.M.M. Missionaries, Doors of…

Zenana Missions

Zenana Missions Work Fuh-Kien Province, China

This is the fascinating account of the Zenana mission work of Mary Elizabeth Darley [c.1870-1934]. She served in China with the Church of England Zenana Mission Society and was supported by the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Dublin University Fuh-Kien Mission. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of the book to scan. This…

India | Zenana Missions

Glimpses of Christian India with Ella Luce

Ella Luce [1860-1943] vividly recalls her long service in India with the Zenana Medical mission extending from 1888-1922. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of the book to scan. This title is in the public domain. Ella Luce [1860-1943], Glimpses of Christian India. London & Edinburgh: Marshall, Morgan & Scott, [1933]. Hbk….