BETH J COOMBE HARRIS
Behind Convent Walls portrays the life and events associated with Charlotte de Bourbon, girl-abbess of Jouarre and later devoted wife of William the Silent, Prince of Orange. Building on the historical framework of her early years during the French Huguenots-Roman Catholic struggle, Beth J. Coombe Harris develops Charlotte s lively story. Readers will be confronted with the marvelous way in which God graciously works out His purposes while also gaining a glimpse into an era of Reformation history. Charlotte s story displays the incalculable value and importance of godly, devoted childrearing and how the gospel of Christ is the power of God unto salvation.