Lords of the Earth

Lords of the Earth

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Engulfed in the darkness of Irian Jaya's Snow Mountains live the Yali, naked cannibals who call themselves lords of the earth. Yet, in spite of their boldness, they live in terror and bondage to the women-hating, child-despising gods they serve. Missionary Stan Dale dared to enter their domain and be an instrument to change their future. Peace Child author, Don Richardson, tells the story of Dale, his wife, his companions and thousands of Yali tribesmen in Lords of the Earth. This unforgettable tale of faithful determination and zeal against overwhelming odds brings unlikely characters together in a swirl of agony and bloodshed climaxing in a dramatic, unexpected ending. Readers will find their perceptions of how God moves enlarged and inspired by this classic story. For parents and youth leaders looking for real-life role models for the new generation of young people, you will want to meet the Dales in Lords of the Earth.... of the Yali characters in this book have been shortened or altered to make them easier to pronounce and remember. ... To Bruno and Marlys De Leeuw and Costas and Alky Macris for their recollections of early days of struggle in the Heluk.

Title:Lords of the Earth
Author:Don Richardson
Publisher:Gospel Light Publications - 2008-08-01


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