Tortured for Christ

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Hodder General Publishing Division, 2004 - Christianity - 176 pages
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This classic story of amazing faith in shocking circumstances has been updated for a new generation. Its message remains urgent and relevant: thousands of Christians are still persecuted and tortured around the world today, suffering solely for their belief in Jesus Christ. Richard Wurmbrand endured months of solitary confinement, years of periodic physical torture, constant suffering from hunger and cold, the anguish of brainwashing and mental cruelty. His captors lied to his wife, saying he was dead. Yet he went on to tell the West the truth about Christianity behind the Iron Curtain. Millions of people have been touched by this story, and thirty years after its first publication it is now updated with a new foreword by Rob Frost, a picture section and details of the final years of Wurmbrand's life.

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This true story is very hard to read, but convicting. - Goodreads
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This was a painful book to read. You will learn a lot about the depths of depravity mankind can put upon others. Equally, you'll be encouraged by the shining light of faithful Christians. You'll look ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

Richard Wurmbrand was imprisoned for 14 years under Nazism then Communism. Remarkable story of faith. Read full review

About the author (2004)

Richard Wurmbrand is an evangelical Romanian minister who led a vigorous Underground ministry to his people enslaved by Communists between 1945 and 1966. During that period, he spent a total of fourteen years in prison, three of which were in solitary confinement.

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