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Commentary

Brave men

Ernest Shackleton’s advert for volunteers for his Antarctic expedition may be mythical.

John Benton, Editor

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Nevertheless, it truly reflects the brave spirit of the men who went. ‘Men wanted for a hazardous journey, small wages, bitter cold, constant danger, safe return doubtful…’ But such ‘foolhardy’ courage is desperately needed today by evangelicalism in the West. This relates to two particular areas.