missionaries

Featured Non-Fiction, 11/11

Lamy of Santa Fe is the biography of Jean Baptiste Lamy, the first Archbishop of Santa Fe and the inspiration for the protagonist of Willa Cather’s seminal novel Death Comes for the Archbishop. Coming from humble circumstances in rural Auvergne, France, he became a missionary priest in Ohio before Read more

Featured Non-Fiction, 10/28

You Will See Fire is the story of John Kaiser, an American missionary, who tried to get Kenyan dictator Daniel arap Moi tried at the Hague, but wound up dead in the bush instead. While telling Kaiser’s story and the story of the investigations of his death, Goffard tells Read more