Drawn from writings, sermons, and letters and including a brief biography, this collection offers a full introduction to Charles de Foucauld, French aristocrat and soldier in North Africa at the turn of the century, who experienced a radical conversion. de Foucauld, who died a martyr in the desert of Algiers, was, as Richard Rohr says, "one of those rare souls who leaves no one untouched and many transformed." Charles was beautified on November 13th, 2005.
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Author Biography - Robert Ellsberg
Robert Ellsberg has served as editor-in-chief of Orbis Books, the publishing arm of the Maryknoll Society, where he has overseen the publication of almost 1000 titles. In 2006 he also became the publisher of Orbis.