India | Iran

Henry Martyn of India and Persia by Jesse Page

Henry Martyn [1781-1812] was an English missionary who served as a Chaplain to the East India Company. He is remembered for his translations of the Bible into Urdu and Farsi and for his courage, selflessness and commitment to Christ. The Henry Martyn Library established in his memory is now the Cambridge Centre For Christianity Worldwide….

Africa | Livingstone, David

Life and Explorations of David Livingstone

This anonymous biography was published the year after David Livingstone’s death. It was intended to provide a condensed account of his life for young people and those unfamiliar with the Newspaper accounts and those published by the National Geographic Society. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing me with a copy of this book to…

Wilkes, Alphaeus Paget

Works of Alpheus Paget Wilkes [1871-1934]

When working on a project as large as Missiology.org.uk is is easy to be distracted from the main task in hand and follow-up “rabbit-trails” as exciting material comes to hand. In this case of A. Paget Wilkes, one of the founders of the Japan Evangelist Band, however, I decided to follow the rabbit trail. The…

Duff, Alexander | India

Alexander Duff – Self Lost in Service

A biography of the noted missionary to India Alexander Duff written by his Grandson. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing me with a copy of this book to scan. This title is in the public domain. Alexander Duff Watson, Self Lost in Service. Alexander Duff of India. London & New York: Marshall Brothers Ltd.,…

India

Missionary Work of Jennie Fuller in Akola and Bombay

Jennie Fuller (nee Frow) [1851-1900] was an American missionary with the Christian and Missionary Alliance in India. This book is the standard biography of her life and work. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of the book to scan. This title is in the public domain. Helen S. Dyer, A Life for…