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Set All Afire : A Novel About Saint Francis Xavier

Author:    de Wohl, Louis

Title:   Set All Afire : A Novel About Saint Francis Xavier

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Edition:   2

Publisher:    Ignatius Pr January 1991

ISBN Number:    0898703514 / 9780898703511

Seller ID:   20071215130137

Saint Francis Xavier's life is, in itself, a dramatic story. With humility and deep religious conviction, the famous Catholic novelist Louis de Wohl takes us into the mind and heart of this great missionary and saint who went by order of St. Ignatius of Loyola to "set all afire" in the Orient. Louis de Wohl captivates the reader as he follows Xavier's life from student days in Paris, through his meeting with Ignatius, his rather reluctant conversion, and his travels as one of the first Jesuits. The story takes the reader from Europe to Goa, India, Malaysia, Japan, and finally, to an island off the coast of China, where the exiled Xavier dies virtually alone. The book captures the dramatic struggles and inspiring zeal of this remarkable saint, giving at the same time an enthralling picture of the age in which he lived.

Price = 14.95 USD



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