In Remembrance 2015: Ten Notable Lives that We Lost

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Elisabeth Elliot
(Missionary / Writer )

 

Elisabeth Elliot was a Christian author and speaker. Her first husband, Jim Elliot, was killed in 1956 while attempting to make missionary contact with the Auca (now known as Huaorani; also rendered as Waorani or Waodani) of eastern Ecuador. She later spent two years as a missionary to the tribe members who killed her husband. Returning to the United States after many years in South America, she became widely known as the author of over twenty books and as a speaker in constant demand. Elliot toured the country, sharing her knowledge and experience, well into her seventies. (via Wikipedia)  She died on June 15.

Read an obituary from Christianity Today.

Books by Elisabeth Elliot

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