Fiction & screenplays by John Wijngaards

ONLINE AMRUTHA. What the Pope’s man found out about the Law of Nature, Author House 2011. More information here. UK edition

Film Script for JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF LOVE, a 2 1/2 hour TV film about two young people who are seeking God in a secular world.

The Film has won three international awards: the Grand Prix at the Catholic Film Festival in Warsaw (1995), a Bronze Award at the Film Fest Houston (May 1997) and the prestigious Chris Award at the Columbus Film Festival (October 1997).

FOR THE SAKE OF HIS PEOPLE (novel), McCrimmons, Great Wakering 1990, 219 pgs. UK edition

Scripts for nine 30-minute short stories for the educational WALKING ON WATER Video Series (1990-1992).

The original stories were filmed in the UK, Colombia, Indonesia, Brazil, and Kenya. Twelve language editions have since been produced in various countries: Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, English, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish.

One of the stories, RESPECTING GOD’S IMAGE, won a Certificate of Merit at the International OCIC Video Festival in Driebergen (1993).

Script for JESUS CHRIST, A Pictorial Life of Christ in the Amar Chitra Katha Illustrated Biographies series, India Book House, Bombay 1980, 96 pgs.

The English has seen many reprints. Other Indian language editions in Gujarati, Hindi, Kannara, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Telugu and Tamil. Lugandan edition, Jinja Uganda 1983.

THE BLACK FISH MYSTERY, short story, under the pseudonym of Neville Wilder, P.Noordhoff N.V.-Groningen 1955, 36 pp.

Overview of all publications:

  1. Academic books
  2. Spirituality for a wider audience
  3. Articles in magazines and newspapers
  4. Fiction / books & screen plays
  5. Pamphlets & Chapters in Books