J. Heinrich Arnold wrote more than 200 inspirational works including In the Image of God and Freedom from Sinful Thoughts. In these works and others, he communicates the idea that love and energy can be found in religion. His messages are encouraging and filled with hope, heartening readers of all ages. Many of his works are written under the name Heini Arnold. Arnold was born on December 13, 1913, in Austria, the son of one of the founders of The Hutterian Society of Brothers, a strict religious sect. He married a spiritual counselor in 1936 and had seven children. He served all of his life as a religious leader and died on July 23, 1982.
He was born in the Netherlands in 1932. An ordained priest and gifted teacher, he taught at several universities including Notre Dame, Harvard and Yale. He was a missionary in Peru. He died of a heart attack in 1996.