Hidden Face Of St. Therese by Ida Friederike Gorres

By Ida Friederike Gorres

This learn of the lifestyles and personality of Therese of Lisieux is a awesome, penetrating, and interesting look for the reality in the back of the most fabulous non secular figures of recent instances. a tender nun who entered a convent at fifteen and died at twenty-four, Therese roused a big typhoon of spontaneous veneration just a couple of months after her dying, and has been referred to as through one Pope as "the maximum saint of the trendy times." numerous photographs of the sweetly smiling saint flooded the realm. yet who used to be she, rather? The Hidden Face has sprung from this query. It offers the real Therese, as objectively as attainable, and provides a powerful interpretation of her sainthood. it's a ebook no longer for Catholics by myself, yet for someone excited about the strength of spirituality, by way of the incalculable results of what Pascal known as the "greatness of the human soul." It opens the cloistered international of the Carmel, takes to the air the sugar coating, and divulges the stark drama in the back of convent partitions, the strain among personalities, the day-by-day info of conventual lifestyles. And it throws mild at the large purifying strategy that became the pampered darling right into a saint of heroic advantage.

The paintings of a brain of infrequent intelligence and integrity, this e-book is exclusive one of the lives of saints. First released in Germany in 1944, the unique is now in its 8th version. this primary English translation is predicated on a brand new, revised model utilizing the newest variation of the saint's writings.

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