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Peace Child Characters & Character Analysis

Don Richardson
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Important People

Don RIchardson

In this book, Don Richardson tells the story of his own life as a missionary among the natives in Netherlands New Guinea. As a young man, he felt led by God to share the gospel of Christianity with the Sawi tribe in the Asian pacific.

The first tasks Richardson has upon moving to the jungles of Guinea are to build a house for his family and learn the previously unrecorded language of the Sawi. He then sets out to explain to them the unknown doctrines of Christianity. Richardson discovers that many Sawi traditions directly contradict these doctrines, namely the tradition of tuwi asonai man. The treachery and cannibalism of the practice idolizes characters such as Judas Iscariot, the betrayer of Jesus Christ.

However, Richardson eventually discovers the redemptive analogy of the peace child, in which a village offers an infant to an enemy village to represent...

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