In 1885, six students from Cambridge and one from the Royal Military Academy decided to become missionaries in China and became known as The Cambridge Seven. The most well-known was the England cricketer, C.T. Studd, who later worked in India and Africa and was the founder of Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ, now WEC International.
Derek Prime, member of Charlotte Chapel, Edinburgh
THE CAMBRIDGE SEVENTY:
A Missionary Movement in 20th-century Britain. By Ian M. Randall
Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide.
80 pages. £5 ISBN 978 1 526 201 997
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