The Life of J. Heinrich Arnold – A true story of faith, forgiveness, sacrifice, and community
Those who knew J. Heinrich Arnold later in life wondered at the way people were drawn to this strange man with a thick accent and easy smile. They sensed that here was someone who understood, someone they could trust. What made him different?
Eager to answer this question, Peter Mommsen set out to uncover his grandfather’s past. This is what he found: A boy who faced down Nazis and hunger, growing up on potatoes and radical ideas. The son of a famous intellectual, determined to drop out of school and take to the road. A young lover fleeing his homeland. A new father losing his first child. An unlikely pioneer in the heart of South America. | read more»
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