Emmerich, a bronzeworker on the town's new cathedral and Monika, a young widow are befriended by a small band of believers. Will they overcome the mistakes of their past and find lasting happiness and true love?
"Hammering at the Doors of Heaven" by Christine Schneider
Published by Thriftbooks.com User , 21 years ago
In this second novel in the "The Fires of Faith Series", Christine Schneider takes the reader 25 years further into the 11th century. Through an outstanding development of the personal and religious lives of her characters, the author weaves a captivating tale of love and the search for personal peace. Christine's excellent command of the history of this time period enables the reader to walk alongside the characters as they toil under the shadow of the church and the ruling classes. Characters of both low and lofty social status struggle in their efforts to obtain healing and atonement from the church. As their guilt prods them to undertake religious works and discipline, they are confronted with choices that will not only dictate their lot in life, but also the eternal destiny of their souls. The author's ingenuity in developing an unpredictable plot makes this novel a captivating and inspiring read.
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