Carmichael, Amy (1867–1971)
Carmichael, Amy (1867–1971)
Irish-born missionary to India. Name variations: Amy Beatrice Carmichael. Born 1867 in Millisle, Co. Down, Ireland; died 1971 in India; adopted by Robert Wilson in 1887.
Northern Irish-born missionary to India, served briefly as missionary in Japan; with Thomas Walker, worked with Church of England Zenana Missionary Society in Dohnavur, India; founded Dohnavur fellowship, a safety and refuge for temple children (1901); wrote over 35 books which brought word of missionary work and evangelical spirituality to the West, including Gold Cord (1932), Gold by Moonlight (1935), God's Missionary (1957), and His Thoughts Said … His Father Said (1958).
See also Elisabeth Elliot, A Chance to Die: The Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael (Revell, 1987).
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