Grubb, Norman P. With C. T. Studd in Congo Forests
Grubb, Norman P. With C. T. Studd in Congo Forests

Grubb, Norman P. With C. T. Studd in Congo Forests

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Grubb, Norman P. With C. T. Studd in Congo Forests. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1946.

Gold cloth, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, former owner's signature on ffep, 268 clean pp., illustrated from photographs. Dust jacket good, a few tape repairs, now in a clear wrapper. Very good in very good dust-jacket. Hardcover.  [4244] 

Charles Thomas Studd (1860-1931), b. Wiltshire, England; d. Ibambi, Belgian Congo. A talented athlete, he was captain of his cricket team at Eton College, and afterwards at Trinity College, Cambridge, he became a nationally-recogized as England's most talented cricketer. "He experienced profound spiritual renewal under the ministry of D. L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey, and became an influential member of that remarkable group of Cambridge students known as the 'Cambridge Seven,' young graduates of wealth and privilege who renounced their promising careers to serve as missionaries to China." Studd's decision caused a sensation and it launched the Student Volunteer Movement. Studd was later the founder of Worldwide Evangelization Crusade. Studd was in China with the China Inland Mission from 1885 to 1894, returning to England in poor health. After periods of service in promoting the Student Volunteer Movement and then as pastor of a church in India, in 1913 "Studd began what many would regard as a quixotic eighteen-year missionary career in the Belgian Congo." - J. J. Bonk, Biographical Dictionary of Evangelicals (2003).

The author, Norman P. Grubb (1895-1993), a decorated British Army lieutenant (WWI), was married to Studd's daughter Pauline. He joined C. T. in the Congo as a missionary in 1920.