The Savage, My Kinsman
By Elisabeth Elliot / Gospel Light
The Savage, My Kinsman tells the story, in text and pictures, of Elisabeth Elliot’s venture into Auca territory three years after the death of her husband, Jim Elliot. Elisabeth and her daughter Valerie, then three years old, returned to the jungle along with Rachel Saint, the sister of one of the other slain men. The linguistic work of these women brought Christ’s message of salvation to the tribe that had killed their loved ones. They became the first to enter Auca territory–and live to tell the story.