Duff, Alexander | India

Biography of Alexander Duff, Missionary to India

This is a copy of the Thomas Smith’s 1883 biography of the the noted missionary to India, Alexander Duff [1806-1878]. As the author points out, he had both an intimate knowledge of his subject and the co-operation of Duff’s official biographer Mr George Smith. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing me with a copy…

India

Marie Christlieb’s Uphill Road in India

Marie Louise Christlieb [1868-1946] carried out evangelistic work in the villages of Hospet – present day Karnataka – in SW India in 1893, despite opposition from male colleagues. In this book she describes her work between 1906-1926 and is based on correspondence with a friend with whom she shared her first period of service in…

Missions | News

500 More Missions Books for Digitisation

My thanks to the staff at the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide for providing me with 500 more missions books for possible digitisation. I have spent the last few days checking the copyright on each one. Those that I can either get permission to use or are in the public domain have been put into…

India | Pennell, Theodore Leighton

Pennell of the Indian Frontier

The story of Theodore L. Pennell [1867-1912] and his work as a medical missionary on the Afghan frontier retold for children. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing me with a copy of the book to scan. This title is in the public domain. Norman James Davidson [1860-1936], Pennell of the India Frontier. The Fine…