The Shadow of His Wings
Publication Date: March 1, 2000
Ignatius Press is proud to bring you The Shadow of His Wings, the must-have book this season. It is an incredible true story from Father Gereon Goldmann, a young German seminarian drafted into Hitler's dreaded SS during World War II. Despite being surrounded by evil, Father Goldmann persevered without compromising his Christian ideals and values.
The Shadow of His Wings details all of Father Goldmann’s harrowing experiences – family life during wartime, the trials of war and his many near-death experiences – as well as his dedicated mission to secretly minister to German Catholic soldiers and innocent civilian victims throughout the course of World War II. Father Goldmann’s undying faith in the face of immense adversity makes this book truly inspiring and unforgettable.
Whether you are looking for a moving story or simply wish to expand your knowledge on history, The Shadow of His Wings will fascinate readers of all ages. If there is one book that you should read this season, this must be it--an inspiring narrative that tests the boundaries between good and evil and the strength found through faith in times of despair.
"An incredible and gripping account of survival by Divine Providence alone. This book proves again the insanity of war and the way that God is able to bring good out of evil if one has faith. This book gives you a lot to think about." -- Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR, Author, Arise from Darkness
"The Shadow of His Wings is truly an amazing book. From the first line to the last, the reader will be captivated. This book is a must." -- Alice von Hildebrand, Author,By Love Refined
"This book shows the workings of grace in the most difficult of conditions. A fascinating, gripping true story of a clerical life we can hardly imagine." -- Fr. James V. Schall, S.J., Georgetown University