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The Keys of the Kingdom

The Keys of the Kingdom is a 1941 novel by A. J. Cronin. Spanning four decades, it tells the story of Father Francis Chisholm, an unconventional Scottish priest who struggles to establish a mission in China. Through years of toil, famine, and war, Chisholm holds fast to his belief that tolerance is the highest virtue and earns the respect of the Chinese and his former critics with his kindly and courageous ways. The book was made into a 1944 film starring Gregory Peck as Father Francis Chisholm.

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