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  1. Into the Catacombs cover
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  1. Into the Catacombs cover

    Into the Catacombs

    May 20, 2022 5:00 am Leave a Comment

    A band of fugitive Christians is on the run. Their only escape route takes them to an abandoned Catholic church in the mountains. Winter is coming fast. Provisions are dwindling. And the resistance leader who is supposed to guide them across the border to safety is now missing. Can they… Read more »

    Tags: faith martyrdom wilderness

  2. The Sabbatical cover

    The Sabbatical

    May 20, 2022 2:00 am Leave a Comment

    Dr. Owen Whitfield is the elderly Oxford professor of history who first appeared in Michael O’Brien’s novel The Father’s Tale. In the events of The Sabbatical, which occur sometime later, Dr. Whitfield is looking forward to a sabbatical year of peace and quiet, gardening in his backyard, and tinkering with… Read more »

    Tags: Eastern Europe England Europe faith literature

  3. The Time Before You Die

    August 20, 2016 9:31 am Leave a Comment

    A powerful, beautifully written historic novel of loss, finding and being found, set in a very traumatic period in Europe. The turbulent sixteenth century saw the disintegration of medieval Christendom as it was split into sovereign states. This was particularly destructive in Tudor England where rapid switches in government policy… Read more »

    Tags: England faith historical fiction history martyrdom

  4. Yesterday, we heard of the tragedy in the Diocese of Phoenix. There was a shooting at a high school in Portland, Oregon on Tuesday. There was another school shooting last week in Seattle, Washington. ¬†At the end of May, a man went on a shooting rampage on the campus of… Read more »

    Tags: faith suffering talent work writing

  5. John Herreid

    The Poison of Cynicism

    June 5, 2014 5:23 pm Leave a Comment

    Lying there, for the few moments before Maes and the infirmarian raised him, he believed. Perhaps it was exhaustion that lowered the barriers pride and custom had long raised in him; perhaps the lucidity and intuitive accuracy of the vision he had beheld. He might never know, fully. But lying… Read more »

    Tags: cynicism Dayspring faith literature