Christianity - Biographies

The Life of Blessed John B. Marie Vianney, Curé of Ars

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Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney, T.O.S.F., (8 May 1786 – 4 August 1859), commonly known in English as St John Vianney, was a French parish pries…

The Life of St. Teresa

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Frances Alice Forbes

Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, baptized as Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada (28 March 1515 – 4 October …

The Life of Saint Macrina

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St. Gregory of Nyssa

The poignant biography of Saint Macrina, by her brother, Saint Gregory of Nyssa. (The Reader)“The use of the word "philosophy" to …

The Life of St. Ignatius of Loyola

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Frances Alice Forbes

Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491– 1556) was a Spanish knight from a local Basque noble family, hermit, priest since 1537, and theologian, who …

Saint Charles Borromeo: A Sketch of the Reforming Cardinal

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Louise M. Stacpoole-Kenny

Charles Borromeo was the cardinal archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Milan from 1564 to 1584. He was a leading figure during the Coun…

The Wonder-Worker of Padua

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Charles Warren Stoddard

This is the inspiring story of Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231). The son of a wealthy Portuguese family, he was initially ordained a pries…

Pope Pius the Tenth

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Frances Alice Forbes

Pope Saint Pius X (2 June 1835 – 20 August 1914), born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, was Pope from 4 August 1903 to his death in 1914. He was t…

St. Rose of Lima: The Flower of the New World

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Florence Mary Capes

Saint Rose of Lima, T.O.S.D. (April 20, 1586 – August 24, 1617), was a Spanish colonist in Lima, Peru, who became known for both her life of…

The Life of Saint Columba Apostle of Scotland

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Frances Alice Forbes

Saint Columba (521 – 597) was an Irish abbot and missionary credited with spreading Christianity in present-day Scotland. He founded the imp…

God Goes to Murderer's Row

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Rev. M. Raymond

The Hound of Heaven stalks the death house in pursuit of the soul of a modern Dismas in this true story of a doomed criminal who found God i…

Confessions of a Convert

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Robert Hugh Benson

Robert Hugh Benson was the youngest son of Edward White Benson, the Archbishop of Canterbury and his wife Mary. Benson was was a prolific …

Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages

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George Hodges

Though these stories of the lives of twenty saints and heroes of the faith, we have an introduction to the history of the church from 3rd ce…

A Retrospect

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J. Hudson Taylor

Join James Hudson Taylor on the God-led journey through his calling, time of preparation, and life work in China. This British Christian mis…

Life of St. Vincent de Paul

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Frances Alice Forbes

Vincent De Paul [c. 1581 - 1660] was a man renowned during his own century for his compassion, humility and generosity. During the days when…

The Autobiography of Madame Guyon

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Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon

Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon (commonly known as Madame Guyon) (April 13, 1648 - June 9, 1717) was a French mystic and one of the k…

Kept for the Master's Use

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Frances Ridley Havergal

The memoirs of Frances Ridley Havergal, a great missionary and hymn writer. - Summary by PamC

God's Troubadour, The Story of St. Francis of Assisi

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Sophie Jewett

Francis, a young Italian boy, is a merchant's son who is enthralled by the troubadour songs and tales of knights that his father brings back…

In God's Garden

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Amy Steedman

"In this book you will not find the stories of all God's saints. I have gathered a few together, just as one gathers a little posy from…

The King Nobody Wanted

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Norman F. Langford

In a very real and interesting way, The King Nobody Wanted tells the story of Jesus. Where the actual words of the Bible are used, they are …

Lives of the Three Mrs. Judsons

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Arabella M. Willson

This book follows the three amazing stories of Adoniram Judson's wives, Ann, Sarah, and Emily. Each wife went through incredible hardships, …

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