Things tagged martyrdom



  1. 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

  2. The Song at the Scaffold

    July 15, 2013 1:52 am Leave a Comment

    “The point of departure for my creation was not primarily the destiny of the sixteen Carmelites of Compi├Ęgne but the figure of the young Blanche. . . . Born in the profound horror of a time darkened by the signs of destiny, this figure arose before me in some way… Read more »

    Tags: Carmelites ebooks Europe historical fiction history martyrdom war

  3. Joan of Arc

    July 15, 2013 1:26 am Leave a Comment

    Very few people know that Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) wrote a major work on Joan of Arc. Still fewer know that he considered it not only his most important but also his best work. He spent twelve years in research and many months in France doing archival work and then… Read more »

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