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The Fire Divine

Richard Watson Gilder

The Fire Divine is a historical fiction novel written by Richard Watson Gilder. The story is set in the 16th century and follows the life of a young man named Juan de Dios, who is a member of the Spanish Inquisition. Juan is a devout Catholic and is dedicated to rooting out heresy and non-believers in Spain. However, his faith is tested when he meets a Jewish woman named Sarah, who is accused of practicing witchcraft.As Juan investigates Sarah's case, he begins to question his own beliefs and the actions of the Inquisition. He is torn between his duty to the church and his growing feelings for Sarah. The novel explores themes of faith, love, and the power of religion.Throughout the book, Gilder paints a vivid picture of 16th century Spain, including the political and religious tensions of the time. The Fire Divine is a gripping tale of one man's struggle to reconcile his faith and his heart, and the consequences of his choices.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jul 9th, 2006
  • Pages: 132
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.31in - 0.45lb
  • EAN: 9781428634466
  • Categories: InspirationalChristian Living - InspirationalMetaphysics