Lords of the Earth: An Incredible but True Story from the Stone-Age Hell of Papua's Jungle
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From the author of Peace Child, Don Richardson, comes Lords of the Earth, an unforgettable story of missionary tenacity and zeal that sold over 100,000 copies in the hardcover edition.Engulfed in the darkness of Irian Jaya's Snow Mountains live the Yali-naked cannibals who call themselves "lords of the earth." Yet in terror and bondage they serve women-hating, child-despising gods. Missionary Stan Dale dared to enter their domain.This book is the story of Dale, his wife, his companions, and thousands of Yali tribesmen-all swept together in a maelstrom of agony and blood that climaxes in a dramatic, unexpected ending.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: Bethany House
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 9 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0764215604
ISBN-13: 9780764215605

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Engulfed in the darkness of Irian Jaya's Snow Mountains live the Yali, naked cannibals who call themselves lords of the earth. Yet, in spite of their boldness, they live in terror and bondage to the women-hating, child-despising gods they serve. Missionary Stan Dale dared to enter their domain and be an instrument to change their future. Peace Child author, Don Richardson, tells the story of Dale, his wife, his companions, and thousands of Yali tribesmen in Lords of the Earth. This unforgettable tale of faithful determination and zeal against overwhelming odds brings unlikely characters together in a swirl of agony and bloodshed climaxing in a dramatic, unexpected ending. Readers will find their perceptions of how God moves enlarged and inspired by this classic story. For parents and youth leaders looking for real-life role models for the new generation of young people, you will want to meet the Dales in Lords of the Earth.

Author Bio

DON RICHARDSON, the bestselling author of Peace Child, Eternity in Their Hearts, and Heaven Wins, has been studying the Muslim world for more than 30 years. He and his late wife, Carol, spent 15 years among the Sawi, a Stone Age tribe of Irian Jaya. Don designed an alphabet suited to the Sawi language, authored 19 primers, taught the tribesmen to read in their native tongue, and translated the entire New Testament. More than half of the Sawi accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. Since 1977, Don has served as ambassador-at-large for World Team, a mission organization. Don holds an honorary doctorate of literature from Biola University in La Mirada, California, is an ordained pastor, and speaks at more than 40 church conferences each year.

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