Wings Like a Dove
- Publisher When she converted to Protestantism, Jeanne found freedom of conscience. She hid Reformed ministers who were being persecuted, and she built schools and hospitals.
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About "Wings Like a Dove"
Description: Jeanne d'Albret, born in 1528, is the only daughter of the King and Queen of Navarre. Standing with her beloved Huguenots, Jeanne steps onto the battlefield of history during the tumultuous years of the Reformation (1517-1559). As deadly political events swirl around her tiny Kingdom of Navarre, Queen Jeanne is forced to choose: Will she hide the fleeing Huguenots under the very nose of Catherine de Medicis's henchmen or save her own life? The Chosen Daughters series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God's grace accomplish extraordinary things.
When she converted to Protestantism, Jeanne found freedom of conscience. She hid Reformed ministers who were being persecuted, and she built schools and hospitals.
Meet the Author
Christine Praamsma was born on September 10, 1948 in a small town in Holland. Her father, a pastor in the Gereformeerde Kerk, accepted a call to Canada in 1958. Christine began telling stories before she could write. She used to draw pictures on her pillow before she went to sleep at night, relating the stories she drew to her teddy bear. In 1969 she married her high school sweetheart, Anco Farenhorst, a veterinarian. They are parents of five children and have grandchildren. A regular columnist for Reformed Perspective as well as a contributing writer for Christian Renewal, her first commitmen