Augustine Came to Kent
Catholic historical novel from Bethlehem Books. It is the year 597 and Pope Gregory is sending a select number of his monks, led by Fr. Augustine, to re-evangelize England. Young Wolf accompanies his father, Wolfstan, who goes as a guide and interpreter. In a story full of adventure, Wolf meets Fritha, a Saxon girl whose life and destiny are soon closely bound up with his own. Significant events in the history of Christianity are vividly brought to life, including the historic meeting between the King of Kent and Augustine. Black and white with illustrations by Mary Beth Owens. 1996 Copyright, third printing in 2000. Original copyright 1963. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Soft cover. 179 pp.
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