Books by Amy Carmichael
Things as they are, Overweights of Joy, Ploughed Under, and Walker of Tinnevelly are among her 13-book series.
What did Amy Carmichael write?
As she later wrote in The Gold Cord (1932), Carmichael founded the Dohnavur Fellowship in 1901 to continue her work in Tamil Nadu, thirty miles from India’s southern tip.
How old was Amy Carmichael when she died?
Amy Carmichael was never married, according to some reports, because she believed God had directed her not to marry. However, Amy Carmichael was well-known for taking in numerous unwanted children during her time in India, to the point where she was often referred to as “Amma,” which means “mother.”
Why did Amy Carmichael leave Japan?
Carmichael left Japan for health reasons and eventually returned to England, where she continued her faith mission work by establishing an orphanage in Dohnavur, which initially cared for temple girls who would later become temple prostitutes.
Where is Amy Carmichael from?
The term mission is derived from the Latin missionem (nom. missio), which means ‘act of sending’ or mittere, which means ‘to send.’ It was first used in 1598 when Jesuits, members of the Society of Jesus, sent members abroad.