Through Gates of Splendor

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Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 1986 - Religion - 273 pages
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After several preliminary overtures of friendship, five young missionary men set out on a crucial January day in 1956 for a meeting with the Auca tribesmen who had reacted with apparent tolerance to earlier gifts and messages. This is the poignant story of their martyrdom told by the widow of one of the slain members of the group.
 

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Real story of real missionaries

User Review  - debbie k - Christianbook.com

The way this book is written, it was as if I were there with these young missionaries. This was a good reminder of how things really are in the field. While I'm home in my comfortable home with all of my stuff, missionaries are busy reaching the lost with very little comforts. Read full review

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User Review  - Jennie Wren - Christianbook.com

I first read this book a few years ago and couldnt put it down. It is a riveting true story of five men and their wives surrendered to and being used by God in the jungles of Ecuador. They were there ... Read full review

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Contents

I Dare Not Stay Home
13
Destination Shandia
24
All Things to All Men
31
Infinite Adaptability
48
Expendable for God
57
Missionary to the HeadShrinking Jivaros
73
Breaking Jungle Barriers
81
The Aucas
96
The Savages Respond
144
The Search for Palm Beach
156
An Auca on the Path
166
Why Did the Men Go?
172
We Go Not Forth Alone
177
Success on Friday
189
Silence
195
Yet Have We Not Forgotten Thee
250

September 1955
121
Operation Auca Begins
128
A Line from Plane to Ground
134
NOVEMBER 1958
257
JANUARY 1981
265
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