Will to Power: The Missionary Career of Father Morice


This study of British Columbia's most famous missionary, Father A. G. Morice, OMI, casts new lights on his motives and actions. Extraordinarily vain and egotistical, Morice was obsessed with gaining power and recognition as a missionary, explorer, and Indian expert. With his native intelligence and boundless energy and determination, he built a veritable kingdom for himself in northern B. C. However, his rebellious and erratic behaviour finally led to a conflict with his superiors, as David Mulhall points out in this fascinating account of a very atypical Oblate missionary.


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