The most popular saint of the first half of the 20th century,St. Therese of Lisieuxwas declared a Doctor of the Church in 1997 by Pope John Paul II.Robert J. Edmonsonholds a Certificate of French Studies from the University of Montpellier (France) and an M.A. in French from Middlebury College. He is also the translator of the bestselling Paraclete edition of Brother Lawrencersquo;sThe Practice of the Presence of God.
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove (M.Div., Duke Divinity School) is director of the School for Conversion in Durham, North Carolina, where he is a member of the Rutba House new monastic community. He is the author of To Baghdad and Beyond and coauthor of Inhabiting the Church: Biblical Wisdom for a New Monasticism. He is also the coeditor of School(s) for Conversion: 12 Marks of a New Monasticism. Catch up with him at newmonasticism.org.