/Conversion Stories
  • By St. Augustine of Hippo Publisher: Penguin Books Used Book - very good condition - back cover has small dent and pages yellowed somewhat Translated by R. S. Pine-Coffin 1979, Softcover Saint Augustine of Hippo (A.D. 354-430) was one of the outstanding figures of the declining Roman Empire. From his own account he lived a life of sin until his conversion to Christianity at the age of thirty-two. Twelve years later he gave a personal account of his search for truth in the Confessions, where his analysis of the emotional side of Christian experience in the face of sin remains unsurpassed. they are also intensely revealing of the man himself. (from the back cover)
  • By Derya Little Publisher: Ignatius Press 2017, Softcover Born and raised in Muslim Turkey, Derya Little wandered far and wide in search of her true home. After her parents' divorce, she rejected her family's Islamic faith and became an atheist. During her stormy adolescence, she tried to convince a Christian missionary that there is no God but was converted to Christ instead. (from the back cover)
  • Justin Press, 2009, Soft Cover, 286 Pages "Canadian Converts is the first collection of conversion stories in Canadian literature. Eleven contemporary Canadians relate the stories of their conversion to the Roan Catholic Church in brief, yet intimate and vivid self-portraits. From very diverse religious and social backgrounds these men and women trace their paths to Rome through a secular environment of indifference or hostility. their courage is a testimony to the liberating power and unchanging attraction of the truth." (From the back cover)
  • 23 men and women tell their conversion stories, and how they then went on to "replant [Christ's] devestated vineyard".
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    By Joseph Pearce Literary Converts is a biographical exploration into the spiritual lives of some of the greatest writers in the English language: Oscar Wilde, Evelyn Waugh, C.S. Lewis, Malcolm Muggeridge, Graham Greene, Edith Sitwell, Siegfried Sassoon, Hilaire Belloc, G.K. Chesterton, Dorothy Sayers, T.S. Eliot and J.R.R. Tolkien. The role of George Bernard Shaw and H.G. Wells in intensifying the religious debate despite not being converts themselves is also considered. Many will be intrigued to know more about what inspired their literary heroes; others will find the association of such names with Christian belief surprising or even controversial. Whatever viewpoint we may have, Literary Converts touches on some of the most important questions of the twentieth century, making it a fascinating read. Please Note: When purchasing, please choose the appropriate shipping class. Call us (416-267-7126 or 416-696-2573) for possible home delivery in the Greater Toronto area.
  • by Thomas Howard Through his prolific and highly regarded writing, Thomas Howard's name is familiar to Protestants and Catholics alike, but many have never heard the story of his conversion to Catholicism. With grace, charm, and wit, Dr. Howard describes his journey from Evangelicalism to Anglicanism, and finally, to the Church of Rome. In a world saturated with fashionable unbelief, Howard's testimony inspires and informs. Fr. Richard Neuhaus calls it "a marvelously engaging remembrance." Please Note: When purchasing, please choose the appropriate shipping class. Call us (416-267-7126 or 416-696-2573) for possible home delivery in the Greater Toronto area.
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    by Patrick Madrid Powerful testimonies of Evangelicals who became Catholic These eleven personal conversion accounts are unlike any you've ever read. They're packed with biblical, theological, and historical proofs for Catholicism. Each year thousands of atheists, Evangelicals, Mormons, Fundamentalists, and Pentecostals are being surprised by Catholic truth and these converts tell you why. In his foreword Scott Hahn described his reaction to "Surprised by Truth": "While reading each of these incredible journeys I laughed, cried, grunted affirmations, and basically relived my own journey into the Catholic Church. I heard echoes of my own struggles in their words. I relived the anguish I experienced on that lonely and sometimes frightening path of conversion, and I relived the deep, abiding joy of coming home. But enough, Read these stories. They're prayerful, heavy-on-doctrine, evangelical, scriptural witnesses of people who discovered that what they had once thought was the most 'unbiblical' church is really the Church of the Bible. Please Note: When purchasing, please choose the appropriate shipping class. Call us (416-267-7126 or 416-696-2573) for possible home delivery in the Greater Toronto area.
  • by Eugenio Zolli, Former Chief Rabbi of Rome

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    This is the remarkable and inspiring story of how the famous and revered Chief Rabbi of Rome, Israel Zolli, became a Christian and entered the Catholic Church after World War II. Zolli was a world-renowned Jewish leader and Scripture & Talmudic scholar, and an authority on Semitic philology. This classic work outlines the spiritual journey of Rabbi Zolli, through prayer, Scripture meditation and lived experience, from devout Judaism to Catholicism, and it stands as a wonderful testament to the spirit of man which is always restless until it rests fully in Christ Jesus. He did not abandon his Jewish heritage, but says he discovered the fullness of what God offered in Jesus and His Church. Zolli took the Christian name of Eugenio to honor Pope Pius XII (Eugenio was his baptismal name) for all he did to save Jews during WWII. The highlights of his spiritual journey are covered in this book along with some marvelous insights by Rabbi Zolli on Judaism, mysticism, the Law, and the Gospel. Zolli speaks of his journey not as a betrayal of the Synagogue but as a completion and fulfillment, describing himself as becoming a "completed Jew" by recognizing Jesus Christ ("Rabbi Yeshua") as the Messiah and joining His Church. Zolli offers unique insights on the continuity between the Synagogue and the Catholic Church and many interesting insights into the Scriptures-including the New Testament-from an Orthodox Jewish perspective. Please Note: When purchasing, please choose the appropriate shipping class. Call us (416-267-7126 or 416-696-2573) for possible home delivery in the Greater Toronto area.