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Through Gates of Splendour: The Five Missionary Martyrs of Ecuador

Through Gates of Splendour: The Five Missionary Martyrs of Ecuador

Author(s): Elisabeth Elliot

Location(s): Ecuador

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Travelogue

Era(s): 1950s

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In 1956, five young American men were martyred by Auca Indians in the jungles of Eucador as they attempted to reach them with the gospel.

The widow of one of those men, here records the remarkable story of their courage and devotion to Christ.

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