In Confessions of a Convert, Robert Hugh Benson shares his spiritual journey from being an Anglican and son of the archbishop of Canterbury to becoming a Roman Catholic priest.
Through his humble, honest, and memorable story, Benson invites us -- in this republished classic -- to think about what it means to wrestle with the deep questions of our Catholic faith while rejoicing in the power of their universal truths.
Benson weaves the challenges of his conversion into the narrative as he examines his own life for the signs and wonders that illuminated his way.
He was astonished at how the remote God of his Anglican upbringing drew close to him, igniting a fire in his to heart and a desire to know God on a deeper level.
This transformation led him to the doorstep of the Catholic Church.
Reluctant to venture further because he was known as an important figure in the Anglican world, Benson grappled with the sacrifices he would make, including the loss of his vocation, family, and friends.
After the death of his father, Benson finally embraced the nearness of God found in the Eucharist.