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An Angel in the Court

Anne Henderson

An Angel in the Court

Anne Henderson

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From small-town beginnings to a career as chaplain to some of Australia's most notorious criminals, Major Joyce Harmer has led a life of contrasts. This is the inspiring story of a quiet achiever whose ministry has blessed thousands.

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From small-town beginnings to a career as chaplain to some of Australia's most notorious criminals, Major Joyce Harmer has led a life of contrasts. This is the inspiring story of a quiet achiever whose ministry has blessed thousands.
- Koorong

"Here was this angel in the court who seemed to appear out of nowhere. In fact she's quite an earthy creature, not some saintly type. She's defi nitely no shrinking violet." - Court reporter Stephen Gibbs describing Major Joyce Harmer.From humble beginnings in a small-town Salvation Army family to a career as a court chaplain - giving comfort to some of Australia's most notorious criminals, including accused child killer Kathleen Folbigg - Major Joyce Harmer's life has been one of enormous contrasts. Along with her husband and fellow 'Salvo' Hilton, Joyce battled the demons of an abusive childhood and postnatal depression, raised her own family in what were often trying circumstances and turned obscure ministries into refuges for the needy. Armed with an unshakable faith in humanity, Joyce has helped some of society's least wanted.This is the inspiring story of a quiet achiever whose 'spiritual fragrance' has affected and changed the lives of thousands of Australians. A percentage of the proceeds from this book will be donated to the Salvation Army.
- Publisher

"Here was this angel in the court who seemed to appear out of nowhere. In fact she's quite an earthy creature, not some saintly type. She's defi nitely no shrinking violet." - Court reporter Stephen Gibbs describing Major Joyce Harmer. From humble beginnings in a small-town Salvation Army family to a career as a court chaplain - giving comfort to some of Australia's most notorious criminals, including accused child killer Kathleen Folbigg - Major Joyce Harmer's life has been one of enormous contrasts. Along with her husband and fellow 'Salvo' Hilton, Joyce battled the demons of an abusive childhood and postnatal depression, raised her own family in what were often trying circumstances and turned obscure ministries into refuges for the needy. Armed with an unshakable faith in humanity, Joyce has helped some of society's least wanted. This is the inspiring story of a quiet achiever whose 'spiritual fragrance' has affected and changed the lives of thousands of Australians. A percentage of the proceeds from this book will be donated to the Salvation Army.
- Publisher

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 254579
  • Product Code 0732280222
  • EAN 9780732280222
  • Pages 384
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Harper Collins Australia
  • Publication Date Aug 2006
  • Sales Rank #22000
  • Dimensions 204 x 140 x 24 mm
  • Weight 0.370kg

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