A Love To Behold

January 8, 2019|
A Love To Behold by Sharlene Maclaren
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Two years after the Civil War, Lydia Albright, 27, is an established teacher in Boston when she senses God''s call to leave the comfort and security of her job and go south. She accepts a position to teach in a school for former slaves in Charleston, South Carolina. A church there that''s affiliated with the American Missionary Association offers support, along with room and board at the parsonage.
The Ku Klux men are hell-bent on seeing that the new school fails. Lydia''s life is threatened, and the parsonage, church, and school are vandalized.
But they haven''t contended with a strong, determined woman like Lydia before. It also helps that she has a couple potential suitors on her side.
A Love to Behold is a tale of people who grow strong in the face of adversity and a church that learns love, compassion, and acceptance, even in the face of cruelty and hatred.
Born and raised in west Michigan, Sharlene MacLaren attended Spring Arbor University. Upon graduating in 1971 with an education degree, she taught second grade for two years, then accepted an invitation to travel internationally with a singing ensemble for one year. In 1975, she came home, returned to her teaching job, and married her ...
Title:A Love To Behold
Product dimensions:336 pages, 1.2 X 8.9 X 6 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 1.2 X 8.9 X 6 in
Published:January 8, 2019
Publisher:Whitaker House
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781641230988

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