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Life Laid Down: A Brief Memoir of Fannie M. Arthur
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Life Laid Down: A Brief Memoir of Fannie M. Arthur


Loizeaux Brothers 1917

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This volume affirms Ironside’s conviction that the only writing more important than Christian biography is the Bible itself. His account of Fannie M. Arthur’s life combines her letters with secondary sources to produce a compelling and inspiring story. Although born in Philadelphia, she spent the formative years of her childhood in Costa Rica, as the daughter of missionary parents. When her parents moved back to the United States, Arthur’s urge to return abroad remained. After working for a publisher and attending nursing school, Fannie Arthur transitioned into mission work in Honduras. During one of her return trips, she died in Guatemala, ending a life of devotion to God, but inspiring a future generation of mission efforts.Ironside’s captivating storytelling and makes this the perfect volume for anyone interested in Christian biography and the history of missions.

Product Details

  • Title: Life Laid Down: A Brief Memoir of Fannie M. Arthur
  • Author: H. A. Ironside
  • Publisher: Loizeaux Brothers
  • Publication Date: 1917
  • Pages: 87

About H. A. Ironside

H. A. Ironside one of the twentieth century’s greatest preachers, was born in Toronto, Canada on October 14, 1876. Though his education stopped with grammar school, his fondness for reading and a retentive memory put his learning to use. His scholarship was recognized in academic circles when he received honorary degrees from Wheaton College and Bob Jones University and was invited as frequent lecturer at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Ironside was appointed to the boards of numerous Bible institutes, seminaries, and Christian organizations. He also served as director of the Africa Inland Mission. Ironside preached widely throughout the United States and abroad. He served as pastor of Moody Memorial Church from 1930 to 1948, and during his lifetime, he preached more than 7,000 sermons to over 1.25 million listeners.

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