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The last monk of Tibhirine

Freddy Derwahl

The last monk of Tibhirine

a true story of martyrdom, faith, and survival

by Freddy Derwahl

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian martyrs,
  • Notre Dame de l"Atlas (Monastery : Tibehirine, Algeria),
  • Victims of terrorism,
  • Biography,
  • Trappists

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFreddy Derwahl ; with photographs by Bruno Zanzoterra ; Translated by Andreas Kiryakakis and Ruth I. Cape
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4705.S51398 D4713 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination206 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26919705M
    ISBN 101612613748
    ISBN 109781612613741
    LC Control Number2013025886
    OCLC/WorldCa854285647

    “The Last Monk of Tibhirine” is an account of life in the monastery today and of the lone surviving monk, Brother Jean-Pierre Schumacher, who escaped execution by beheading. Ruth Cape of the Austin College German faculty and colleague Andreas Kiryakakis from St. John’s University of Minnesota have translated the German book Der letzte Mönch von Tibhirine by Freddy Derwahl, originally published in Germany in The English translation of the book by Cape and Kiryakakis, entitled The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Faith, Martyrdom, and Survival, was.

      (A richly detailed and moving account of his life and the fate of his abbey can be found in “The Monks of Tibhirine,” a book by John Kiser.) Mr. Wilson’s Christian, with a hint of. Charles-Marie Christian de Chergé, O.C.S.O (Colmar, 18 January - 21 May ), was a French Roman Catholic Cistercian monk. He was one of the seven monks from the Abbey of Our Lady of Atlas in Tibhirine, Algeria, kidnapped and believed to have been later killed by was beatified with the eighteen others Martyrs of Algeria on December 9, Church: Roman Catholic Church.

      "The Last Monk of Tibhirine" is an account of life in the monastery today and of the lone surviving monk, Brother Jean-Pierre Schumacher, who escaped execution by beheading. If you read this book you will gain a better understanding of the events that preceded the martyrdom of the seven Trappists than one gets from the film -- excellent though.   Cover of "The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith and Survival" by Freddy Derwahl, a book about the last member of a .


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The last monk of Tibhirine by Freddy Derwahl Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Last Monk of Tibhirine includes beautiful photographs by Bruno Zanzoterra. Beverly M. Bixler, Congregational Libraries Today What strikes one first and foremost when beginning this book is the photographs by Bruno Zanzoterra. Those of Fr. Jean-Pierre, the last survivor of the monastic community of Tibhirine, are endearing and poignant /5(13).

The witness of the last monk from Tibhirine is a moving story when the interviewer lets Brother Jean-Pierre speak. But the book is marred by several egregious errors - mostly in terms of understanding Catholicism and monasticism/5. The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cistercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community kidnapped and killed in Algeria.

On the night of Maseven monks from the monastery Notre-Dame de l'Atlas of Tibhirine were kidnapped/5(13). "The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith, and Survival" by German journalist and author Freddy Derwahl is the true story of the Cirstercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a Trappist monastic community.

The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cistercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community kidnapped and killed in Algeria.

On the night of Maseven monks from the monastery Notre-Dame de l'Atlas of Tibhirine were kidnapped/5(24). The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cistercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community kidnapped and killed in Algeria. On the night of Maseven monks from the monastery Notre-Dame de l'Atlas of Tibhirine were : Freddy Derwahl.

The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cistercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community kidnapped and killed in Algeria. On the night of Maseven monks from the monastery Notre-Dame de l'Atlas of Tibhirine were : Paraclete Press.

The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cistercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community kidnapped and killed in Algeria.

On the night of Maseven monks from the monastery Notre-Dame de l'Atlas of Tibhirine were kidnapped. Only two members of the community, Brother Jean-Pierre and Brother Amedee (since deceased) had the chance to escape.

As a prospective monk at the Algerian Trappist monastery of Tibhirine, Derwahl had come to know both the community and the monks nearly ten years before the abduction. In July Derwahl went to a monastery in Morocco to visit Brother Jean-Pierre Schumacher, one of the two Tibhirine monks who were not killed.

This powerful book includes illuminating interviews with Jean-Pierre about the witness of his brother monks, including Christian de Chergí, his former prior, a man made famous by the film Of Gods and Men. The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith, and Survival - eBook () by Freddy Derwahl, Bruno ZanzoterraFormat: Ebook.

Buy The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith, and Survival by Derwahl, Freddy, Zanzoterra, Bruno (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12).

The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cistercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community kidnapped and killed in Algeria. On the night of Maseven monks from the monastery Notre-Dame de l'Atlas of Tibhirine were kidnapped.

The Monks of Tibhirine is a well- researched, thoroughly engaging story of the Christian presence in Algeria today.

This is an important book for the informed reader and for specialists interested in Islam, its relation to Christianity, and in the delicate dance of politics and religion in Muslim societies.”. Now a new book from Paraclete Press, called The Last Monk of Tibhirine, now provides even more of the details of t heir story and, in so doing, sheds light on the enduring legacy of Br.

Charles. German journalist Freddy Derwahl wrote The Last Monk of Tibhirine after he traveled to Morocco to visit Br. Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the one monk from.

Fascinating book on the kidnapping and murder of 7 Trappist monks in Algeria in by a terrorist group, the GIA.

This group wanted all foreigners to leave Algeria; the monks felt their calling was among Muslims, not for converting them, but for dialogue and living among them, to point up the similarities between Islam and Christianity/5.

Get this from a library. The last monk of Tibhirine: a true story of martyrdom, faith, and survival. [Freddy Derwahl] -- "The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cirstercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community which was kidnapped and killed in Algeria in "   The monk’s family sent the letter to France’s daily Catholic newspaper, La Croix, which published the text in full Here is the text of the letter.

The last word was written in. The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cirstercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community which was kidnapped and killed in Algeria in Communicating Beauty and Truth through the arts to all corners of. Overall The Last Monk of Tibhirine is suitable for either slow, meditative reading or simply to learn more about the story of Jean-Pierre and Our Lady of Atlas monastery.

I enjoyed it on both levels. Suffice it to say that this book is a gem whether one has seen Of Gods and Men or. "The Last Monk of Tibhirine is the story of the Cirstercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a monastic community which was kidnapped and killed in Algeria in ".

According to a book about his religious order, The Monks of Tibhirine, it all began inwhen de Chergé was sent to Algeria with the French Army’s “pacification” forces. While there he befriended Mohammed, a Muslim policeman, and together they took weekly walks to discuss politics, culture, and theology.

Last Testament A letter from the monks of the Tibhirine by Christian de Chergé August Ona group of Islamic terrorists announced that they had “slit the throats” of seven French Trappist monks whom they had kidnapped from the monastery of Tibherine in Algeria and held as hostages for two months.The seven Cistercian monks of Tibhirine had been abducted in March in their monastery of Our Lady of the Atlas, 80 km south of Algiers.

Their death was announced on May 23 by a statement from Author: Elizabeth Scalia.