Carré, Captain E. G.  Praying Hyde or, A Present Day Challenge to Prayer
Carré, Captain E. G.  Praying Hyde or, A Present Day Challenge to Prayer
Carré, Captain E. G.  Praying Hyde or, A Present Day Challenge to Prayer
Carré, Captain E. G.  Praying Hyde or, A Present Day Challenge to Prayer
Carré, Captain E. G.  Praying Hyde or, A Present Day Challenge to Prayer
Carré, Captain E. G.  Praying Hyde or, A Present Day Challenge to Prayer

Carré, Captain E. G. Praying Hyde or, A Present Day Challenge to Prayer

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Carré, Captain E. G. Praying Hyde or, A Present Day Challenge to Prayer; Glimpses of the Amazing Prayer-Life of John Hyde, a Missionary in India, whose Intercession "Changed Things." London: Pickering & Inglis, ca1915. Third Edition. No date, circa 1915-1920.

Red cloth, spine faded, 5 1/4 x 7 1/2, several former owner's signatures, illustrated from photographs, 189 generally clean pp. The top edge of the pages/front board was sometime damp and bled some red ink into the margins of the first few leaves. You can see a dampstain in the top edge of the frontispiece portrait of Hyde, with a smidge of red dye. Good. Hardcover.  [4144] 

John Nelson Hyde (1864-1912), b. Carrollton, Illinois; d. Carthage, Illinois. The son of a Presbyterian minister, Hyde graduated from Carthage College and McCormick Seminary (1892). He joined the United Presbyterian Mission in Punjab, India, and through painful study became fluent in Urdu, Punjabi, and Hindustani. He was known as "Praying Hyde" due to his frequent and fervent times of prayer. "Gifted in personal evangelism and devoted to itinerant village evangelism, he came to the fore beginning in 1904, when the Sialkot annual convention was organized to revive missionaries and Indian pastors, evangelists, and other Christian workers...His eccentric intensity was a source of contention and embarrassment in the missionary community, but friends credited his prayers as the source of the revival that swept through the Punjabi mission in the first decade of the twentieth century." - Robert T. Coote, Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions.