The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria

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"The inspiration for the major motion picture "Of Gods and Men" A true story of Christian love set against political terrorism in contemporary Algeria. In the spring of 1996, militants of the Armed Islamic Group, today affiliated with Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network, broke into a Trappist monastery in war-torn Algeria. Seven monks were taken hostage, pawns in a murky negotiation to free imprisoned terrorists. Two months later, the severed heads of the monks were found in a tree not far from Tibhirine; their bodies were ...

The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria 2003, St. Martins Press-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312302948

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The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria 2002, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312253172

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