Item description for Ida Scudder: Healing Bodies, Touching Hearts (Christian Heroes: Then & Now) (Christian Heroes, Then & Now) by Janet Benge & Geoff Benge...
Overview A biography of the twentieth-century American missionary doctor to India who pioneered rural health care and the training of Indian women as doctors and nurses, and who founded Vellore Christian Medical College and Hospital.
Publishers Description "A wealthy Irish girl rescuing children in India? An English maid preaching the gospel in China? An American pilot serving missionaries in Ecuador? Christian Heroes" Then & Now chronicles the exciting, challenging, and deeply touching true stories of ordinary men and women whose trust in God accomplished extraordinary exploits for His kingdom and glory. These easy-to-read biographies are perfect for ages 10 to 100 Ida Scudder (1870-1960) was sure she would never follow in the footsteps of her medical missionary father. But a change of heart led Ida to spend nearly sixty years in India living out the truth and compassion found in Christ. Dr. Ida Scudder pioneered a first-rate medical school and hospital and brought life-saving health care to rural people, leaving an inspiring legacy of healing and hope.
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Studio: Y W A M Pub
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.25" Height: 8" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Feb 23, 2005
Publisher YWAM Publishing
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Christian Heroes - Then and Now
Series Number 20
ISBN 157658285X ISBN13 9781576582855
Availability 18 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 23, 2016 02:17.
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More About Janet Benge & Geoff Benge
Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.
Janet Benge currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. Janet Benge was born in 1958.
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Amazing Book Jul 8, 2009
This is the story about the first woman doctor in India, Ida Scudder. At a young age, her parents were missionaries in India, and she hated it. Later on, she was sent to a school in America, and she never wanted to set foot on India again. For a certain reason, she has to go back to India when she is grown. While she's there, writing a letter in her room in India, someone knocks on the door. The man says his wife is about to have a baby, and they need a doctor (Her father was a doctor). She tells him that she'll get a doctor, but he says that it can't be a man doctor touching his wife. She tells him she's not a doctor and he leaves. This happens again, only with a different man. The next morning she finds out both the women died from child birth. Ida soon realizes she's needed in India, and that's the start of her great adventure. Her life is filled with all kinds of things, and you won't regret buying it.