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Edith Cavell

by Cheryl Brodersen, Jasmine Alnutt

Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell (1865-1915): As we continue our journey through women in medicine, we come to the fascinating story of Edith Cavell, a British nurse who pioneered nursing in Belgium on the eve of World War I. Known for her kindness and compassion, Edith risked all to help wounded British soldiers escape from the Germans during the war. Not only did her courage inspired the English nation, but her sacrifice and forgiveness in the face of injustice offer us a beautiful picture of a Christ-like life.

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Join us each week for a lively conversation between author Cheryl Brodersen and history teacher Jasmine Alnutt as they explore the lives of well-known—and not so well-known—Christian women in history. Trust us—these are definitely women worth knowing! Visit GraciousWords.com.

Cheryl Brodersen

Cheryl Brodersen currently oversees the Joyful Life women's Bible study at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa.

Jasmine Alnutt

Jasmine Alnutt is from Washington State and graduated from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA.