• “There are those who insist that it is a very bad thing to question God. To them, ‘why?’ is a rude question. That depends, I believe, on whether it is an honest search, in faith, for His meaning, or whether it is the challenge of unbelief and rebellion.” – Elisabeth Elliot

Lilias Trotter (1853-1928)

Isabella Lilias Trotter was an artist and a Christian missionary for over 38 years to the Muslims of Algeria.

Books:

The Parables of the Christ-life

The Parables of the Cross

The Way of the Seven Fold Secret – A book written to reach Muslim Mystics. Also available in Arabic.

 

 


Below are two examples of her artwork, more are available in her books.

                                                                               

 

 

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4 Responses to Lilias Trotter (1853-1928)

  • anna varner says:

    IS SHE ANY RELATED TO A.M. TROTTER MISSIONARY AND PREACHER WHO PREACHED IN S. AMERICA, IN THE 1940'S AND 50'S??

    • womenof7 says:

      I am not sure. It's possible. Lilias was a missionary in Algeria in the late 1800's to the early 1900's. She remained single. Is there more information on A. M. Trotter some where?

  • Maggie Lantry says:

    Do you have any summaries of her books? Are any available to download? Please send me more information about her. Thanks Maggie Lantry

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