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The Dove and the Rose (#01 in Seekers Series)

Ethel Herr
The Dove and the Rose (#01 in Seekers Series)
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The Dove and the Rose (#01 in Seekers Series)

Ethel Herr

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A moving story of 2 young people who are in love & the religious conflicts during the Dutch Reformation of the 16th century that keep them apart.

- Publisher Two lives caught in the revolutionary changes sweeping across sixteenth-century Europe^^Set in the midst of the Renaissance, the Reformation, and an unprecedented succession of political revolts sweeping across Europe, sixteenth-century Holland rises up against the repressive control of Spain's King Philip II. But the monarch will not relinquish his absolute rule without a battle, and he sends his emissaries to squelch the rebellion and abolish religious heresy by the edge of the sword. ^^Pieter-Lucas van den Garde, a gifted Dutch artist, and Aletta Engelshofen, daughter of a bookseller, have loved each other from childhood. As the Inquisitors try to suppress the conflicting and often confusing "new Faiths" arising all around them, Pieter-Lucas and Aletta dare to begin their own desperate search for truth and justice. Together they witness Pieter-Lucas's "anointing for service" in the Great Church of Breda, But all too soon they are wrenched apart by the turbulent struggles of their parents.^^Forbidden to see Pieter-Lucas, who is forced from his home, Aletta secretly promises her love to him and vows to wait for him until the time of trouble subsides.^^Will their promise see them through the darkest hour?^^A compelling story of love. . .and loss. . .and a remarkable spiritual awakening.

- Publisher Book 1 in The Seekers. Pieter-Lucas and Aletta are wrenched apart by the political and religious turmoil of sixteenth-century Holland. When Peter returns and finds that Aletta has fled, will their pledge of love survive?

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A moving story of 2 young people who are in love & the religious conflicts during the Dutch Reformation of the 16th century that keep them apart.
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Two lives caught in the revolutionary changes sweeping across sixteenth-century Europe^^Set in the midst of the Renaissance, the Reformation, and an unprecedented succession of political revolts sweeping across Europe, sixteenth-century Holland rises up against the repressive control of Spain's King Philip II. But the monarch will not relinquish his absolute rule without a battle, and he sends his emissaries to squelch the rebellion and abolish religious heresy by the edge of the sword. ^^Pieter-Lucas van den Garde, a gifted Dutch artist, and Aletta Engelshofen, daughter of a bookseller, have loved each other from childhood. As the Inquisitors try to suppress the conflicting and often confusing "new Faiths" arising all around them, Pieter-Lucas and Aletta dare to begin their own desperate search for truth and justice. Together they witness Pieter-Lucas's "anointing for service" in the Great Church of Breda, But all too soon they are wrenched apart by the turbulent struggles of their parents.^^Forbidden to see Pieter-Lucas, who is forced from his home, Aletta secretly promises her love to him and vows to wait for him until the time of trouble subsides.^^Will their promise see them through the darkest hour?^^A compelling story of love. . .and loss. . .and a remarkable spiritual awakening.
- Publisher

Book 1 in The Seekers. Pieter-Lucas and Aletta are wrenched apart by the political and religious turmoil of sixteenth-century Holland. When Peter returns and finds that Aletta has fled, will their pledge of love survive?
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Meet the Author

Ethel Herr

Ethel Herr is a freelance author and speaker and is the founder and director of Literature Ministry Fellowship. She has written several books including The Citadel and the Lamb, The Maiden's Sword, The Dove and the Rose and An Introduction to Christian Writing. Herr is the author of dozens of articles that have appeared in notable magazines such as Moody, The Christian Reader, Discipleship Journal and Christianity and the Arts. She resides in California with her husband Walter.

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  • Catalogue Code 96416
  • Product Code 1556617461
  • EAN 9781556617461
  • Pages 336
  • Department General Books
  • Category Fiction
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bethany House Publishers
  • Publication Date Apr 1996
  • Dimensions 211 x 140 x 23 mm
  • Weight 0.267kg

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