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The Abbey - A Story of Discovery

James Martin

In the tradition of the spiritual classics The Shack and The Screwtape Letters comes a captivating and poignant debut novel from the revered Jesuit priest and New York Times bestselling author of Jesus and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything. A divorced single mom, Anne can barely cope with life and struggles to make sense of the death of her young son. A former architect with a promising career, Mark works as a handyman and wonders how his life got off track. The abbot of the Abbey of Saints Philip and James, Father Paul sometimes questions whether he made the right decision in secluding himself so thoroughly from the world. At this Pennsylvania abbey, this unlikely trio will discover the answers they seek-a miracle of hope and understanding that bears witness to the power of God to bring healing and wholeness to our lives. Written with the compassion, insight, and warmth of his previous bestsellers-Jesus, Between Heaven and Mirth, and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything-Father James Martin's debut novel is infused with deep spiritual wisdom, wry humor, and loving grace. Through his characters' struggles, questions, and crises, we see firsthand how God uses our worries, anger, doubts, prayers, failures, and longings to help us complete ourselves and feel wholly loved.

In the tradition of the spiritual classics The Shack and The Screwtape Letters comes a captivating and poignant debut novel from the revered Jesuit priest and New York Times bestselling author of Jesus and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything. A divorced single mom, Anne can barely cope with life and struggles to make sense of the death of her young son. A former architect with a promising career, Mark works as a handyman and wonders how his life got off track. The abbot of the Abbey of Saints Philip and James, Father Paul sometimes questions whether he made the right decision in secluding himself so thoroughly from the world. At this Pennsylvania abbey, this unlikely trio will discover the answers they seek-a miracle of hope and understanding that bears witness to the power of God to bring healing and wholeness to our lives. Written with the compassion, insight, and warmth of his previous bestsellers-Jesus, Between Heaven and Mirth, and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything-Father James Martin's debut novel is infused with deep spiritual wisdom, wry humor, and loving grace. Through his characters' struggles, questions, and crises, we see firsthand how God uses our worries, anger, doubts, prayers, failures, and longings to help us complete ourselves and feel wholly loved.
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In the tradition of the spiritual classics The Shack and The Screwtape Letters comes a captivating and poignant debut novel from the revered Jesuit priest and New York Times bestselling author of Jesus and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything. A divorced single mom, Anne can barely cope with life and struggles to make sense of the death of her young son. A former architect with a promising career, Mark works as a handyman and wonders how his life got off track. The abbot of the Abbey of Saints Philip and James, Father Paul sometimes questions whether he made the right decision in secluding himself so thoroughly from the world. At this Pennsylvania abbey, this unlikely trio will discover the answers they seek-a miracle of hope and understanding that bears witness to the power of God to bring healing and wholeness to our lives. Written with the compassion, insight, and warmth of his previous bestsellers-Jesus, Between Heaven and Mirth, and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything-Father James Martin's debut novel is infused with deep spiritual wisdom, wry humor, and loving grace. Through his characters' struggles, questions, and crises, we see firsthand how God uses our worries, anger, doubts, prayers, failures, and longings to help us complete ourselves and feel wholly loved.

Language:

English

Length:

5h 14m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:15


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:45


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:14


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:57


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

22:18


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:56


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:42


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:05


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:33


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

13:27


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:53


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:40


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:43


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

15:04


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:17


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

20:01


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:06


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:54


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

12:19


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:30


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

15:32


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

13:38


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

17:32


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

20:00


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

11:41


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

13:25


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:33


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:10


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

00:41