The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith, and Survival
by Freddy Derwahl
Publisher:Paraclete Press (MA)
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Description of The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith, and Survival by Freddy Derwahl
The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cirstercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community which was kidnapped and killed in Algeria in 1996.
On the night of March 26, 1996, seven monks from the monastery Notre-Dame de l'Atlas of Tibhirine were kidnapped. Only two members of the community, Brother Jean-Pierre and Brother Amedee (since deceased) had the chance to escape. They did; and today Brother Jean-Pierre lives alone devoted to prayer and unconditional love and welcome.
Author Freddy Derwahl was struck by the faith of Jean-Pierre and the book recounts his childhood in Lorraine through years of World War and recalls lost friends and brothers. Derwahl enlightens and illuminates the words of Jean-Pierre, and the profound witness of his brother monks.
|Product:|| The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith, and Survival|
|Author:|| Freddy Derwahl|
|Photographer:|| Bruno Zanzoterra|
|Binding Type:|| Paperback|
|Media Type:|| Book|
|Minimum Age:|| 14|
|Maximum Age:|| UP|
|Minimum Grade:|| 9th Grade|
|Maximum Grade:|| Up|
|Number of Pages:|| 224|
|Weight:|| 0.75 pounds|
|Length:|| 0.7 inches|
|Width:|| 8.45 inches|
|Height:|| 5.6 inches|
|Publisher:|| Paraclete Press (MA)|
|Publication Date:|| November 2013|
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