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Mary Slessor, Everybody's Mother: The Era and Impact of a Victorian Missionary
How did a petite redhead from the slums of Dundee become a role model for a hundred years? How did she come to wield influence in the land known to her compatriots as the white man's grave? Why are there statues of her holding twins in Nigeria' How did she develop her missionary fervor combined with down-to-earth common sense? How did she overcome difficult situations thro ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published July 15th 2010 by Lutterworth Press
(first published September 2008)
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Jeanette Hardage develops independent writing projects. Her various works have appeared in Christianity Today, The International Bulletin of Missionary Research, The Journal of Medical Biography, and other publications. She is also co-author of At Sea with God written with her husband Owen Hardage. Mary Slessor – Everybody’s Mother is a careful treatment of the life and influence of Mary Slessor, Scottish missionary to Nigeria in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Hardage was “de ...more