The Jesuit Missions A Chronicle Of The Cross In The Wilderness

By: Thomas Guthrie Marquis
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Jesuit Missions: A Chronicle of the Cross in the Wilderness" by Thomas Guthrie Marquis is a historical chronicle that vividly recounts the endeavors of Jesuit missionaries in the wilderness. Set against the backdrop of North America during the colonial era, Marquis meticulously documents the challenges and triumphs faced by these missionaries as they strive to spread Christianity in uncharted territories. This meticulously researched work falls within the genre of historical non-fiction, offering readers a fascinating glimpse into the religious and cultural landscape of early North America. Marquis's narrative skillfully captures the resilience and determination of the Jesuit missionaries, who braved the wilderness to establish missions and convert indigenous peoples to Christianity. Through detailed accounts of encounters with native tribes, struggles against harsh natural environments, and the complexities of colonial politics, Marquis provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of the Jesuit missions' impact on the region's history. His writing is both informative and engaging, drawing readers into the challenges and triumphs of these courageous missionaries as they navigate the wilderness in the name of faith. "The Jesuit Missions" stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of religious exploration and cultural exchange in the early history of North America.

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Thomas Guthrie Marquis

Thomas Guthrie Marquis was a Canadian historian. Marquis was born in Chatham, New Brunswick. His parents were Hugh P. Marquis and Mary McIndoe. His father worked in the shipbuilding sector. He went to school at Chatham until the age of 16, when he transferred to Queen's University in Kingston, where he graduated in 1889. He became a teacher, but he retired in 1901 to dedicate his time to literature. He temporarily worked as an editorial writer for the Ottawa Free Press before moving to Toronto and working as a freelance writer. He was the office editor of Canada and Its Provinces (1914-15), a 22-volume compilation of Canadian history.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 70 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362209209
  • ISBN-13: 9789362209207
  • Item Weight: 105g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 4.35mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / General