Leofwine the Monk (Emma Leslie Church History Series) [DISCONTINUED]

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Leofwine, unlike his wild, younger brother, finds no pleasure in terrorizing the countryside and longs to enter a monastery. Shortly after this dream is fulfilled, however, he hears strange rumors of a monk who preaches “heresy”. Unable to stop thinking about these new ideas, Leofwine at last determines to leave the monastery and England. Leofwine’s search for inner peace takes him to France and Rome and finally to Jerusalem, but in his travels, he uncovers a plot against his beloved country. Will he be able to help save England? And will he ever find true rest for his troubled soul? Paperback, 264 pages.

Leofwine the Monk (Emma Leslie Church History Series) [DISCONTINUED]

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Emma Leslie's actual name was Emma Dixon; she lived from 1837-1909 and made her home in Lewisham, Kent, in the south of England. She was a prolific Victorian children’s author who wrote over 100 books. Emma Leslie’s first book, The Two Orphans, was published in 1863, and her books remained in print for years after her death. Emma Leslie brought a strong Christian emphasis into her writing and many of her books were published by the Religious Tract Society. Her extensive historical fiction works covered many important periods in Church history.

 Leofwine, unlike his wild, younger brother, finds no pleasure in terrorizing the countryside and longs to enter a monastery. Shortly after this dream is fulfilled, however, he hears strange rumors of a monk who preaches “heresy”. Unable to stop thinking about these new ideas, Leofwine at last determines to leave the monastery and England. Leofwine’s search for inner peace takes him to France and Rome and finally to Jerusalem, but in his travels, he uncovers a plot against his beloved country. Will he be able to help save England? And will he ever find true rest for his troubled soul?

Story Setting: Medieval Europe and Middle East in 1052 - 1066 A.D.

Notable People and Events: Lanfranc, Hildebrand, Norman Conquest of England

Originally published in 1881; Paperback, 264 pages; For Ages 12 – Adult

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SKU 360-135
Author Emma Leslie
Publisher Salem Ridge Press