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Emma Leslie Junior Church History Series

Through Stress and Strain
Through Stress and Strain
A Story of the Huguenot Persecution

by Emma Leslie

Illustrated by C.A. Ferrier & J.F.W.

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Story Synopsis

   These are difficult times for the Huguenots in France when Jules Marot comes to visit his brother's family and brings bad news about their young son, Jacques. Huguenot schools and churches are being torn down and these faithful Christians are forbidden to gather for services. The Marot family watches in dismay as many families who were once fervent in the faith give in to the pressure to convert to the "king's religion." As the persecution intensifies, can the whole Marot family, including their sons, Jacques and Francois, learn to trust God more than ever before?

Story Setting:  France in 1666 - 1685 A.D.
Notable People and Events:  Louis XIV, Huguenot Persecution
Originally published in 1887; 149 pages; For Ages 8 - Adult

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Emma Leslie (1837-1909), whose actual name was Emma Dixon, was a prolific Victorian children's author who wrote over 100 books. Emma Leslie brought a strong Christian emphasis into her writing and many of her books were originally published by the Religious Tract Society.

Also by Emma Leslie:

Junior Church History Series
Hilda the Briton
For Merrie England
The Magic Runes
Soldier Fritz

Church History Series
Before the Dawn
The Captives
Dearer Than Life
Elfreda the Saxon
Faithful, But Not Famous
From Bondage to Freedom
Leofwine the Monk
Glaucia the Greek Slave
Gytha's Message
The Martyr's Victory
Out of the Mouth of the Lion
Sowing Beside All Waters

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