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Through Gates of Splendor


A powerful story about forgiveness and grace

Audience Grade 9; used in Classical Conversations communities in Challenge I
Accessibility Most students will require minimal guidance
Preparation None required
Ease of Use Small print; 1.5 line spacing
Author Elisabeth Elliot
Page Count 268
Format Perfect bound; paperback
Publication Date 2005

General Description

Through Gates of Splendor follows the true story of five missionaries bringing the message of Christ to the Auca Indians in Ecuador. Though faced with brutal circumstances and eventually death, the missionaries embody love, faith, and perseverance in the face of hardship. The book is told from the perspective of Elisabeth Elliot, wife of Jim, one of the murdered missionaries. This powerful story will inspire students to use their freedom to cultivate forgiveness and grace, even amidst personal tragedy.