Shadow of the Almighty
Shadow of the Almighty [UNABRIDGED]
- Author: Elisabeth Elliot
- Edition: Audio Cassette
- Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks; Unabridged edition
Information on Shadow of the Almighty from the publisher:
The bestselling account of the martyrdom of Jim Elliot and four other missionaries at the hands of the Auca Indians in Ecuador. New introduction by the author.
Description of Elisabeth Elliot, author of Shadow of the Almighty:
"He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." So wrote Jim Elliot at age 2 sweating over Greek roots and patristics at Wheaton College. "Seven years later," writes his widow Elisabeth, "he and four other young men... sat together on a strip of white sand on the Curaray River, deep in Ecuador's rain forest, waiting for the arrival of a group of men whom they loved, but had never met-savage Stone Age killers, men now known to all the world as Aucas." The circumstances of the death of these men are by now known throughout the world in one of the great missionary adventure stories of modern times. But this is the first account of the whole life of one of them-a life that, though "hid with Christ in God," was in part revealed in some of the most poignant and moving spiritual writings of our time. Unabridged. Read by the author. 8 cassettes.