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The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith, and Survival

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 The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith, and Survival
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Product ID: 437098

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The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cistercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community kidnapped and killed in Algeria.

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.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 206
Product Weight: 0.75 lbs
Author: Derwahl, Freddy
Photographer: Zanzoterra, Bruno
Translator: Kiryakakis, Andreas
Publication Date: 2013-11-01
Language: English
Dewey Decimal Classification: B
Audience Age Group: 14 to UP
Number of Units in Package: 1

ISBN: 9781612613741