Martin of Gfenn, Hardcover Martha Kennedy

ISBN: 9781105323607

Published: September 1st 2012

Hardcover

274 pages


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Martin of Gfenn, Hardcover  by  Martha Kennedy

Martin of Gfenn, Hardcover by Martha Kennedy
September 1st 2012 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 274 pages | ISBN: 9781105323607 | 8.74 Mb

Martin of Gfenn is a work of historical fiction telling the story of a 13th century artist who, at nineteen, contracts leprosy. He fights physical deterioration and social stigma to do what he believes he was meant to do - paint fresco. His shortMoreMartin of Gfenn is a work of historical fiction telling the story of a 13th century artist who, at nineteen, contracts leprosy. He fights physical deterioration and social stigma to do what he believes he was meant to do - paint fresco. His short journey takes him from Augustine cloister where he grew up, to the streets of a rapidly growing Zurich to a hospital for lepers built by the Leper Knights of Jerusalem, the Knights of St.

Lazarus, in the village of Gfenn. The story is inspiring- its philosophical focus is Christs teachings from the perspective of Martin whose leprosy, youth, passion for painting and education have conspired to make him an early day Christian humanist



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