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Lourdes

Gelesen von Peter Tucker

(4,6 Sterne; 5 Bewertungen)

This book describes a five day national pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Lourdes, where miracle cures are hoped for. The central character is a priest, Pierre, whose faith is faltering. He is accompanying his childhood sweetheart who has been stricken with paralysis and whose faith is strong. In the background of the great irony of this relationship, there are numerous sub-plots, some tragic, some whimsical, involving a large number of characters, set in the midst of organised chaos in the pilgrimage site. Through Pierre's mental and spiritual experiences Zola explores the role of religious faith in a society coming to terms with science and reason. - Summary by Peter Tucker (19 hr 3 min)

Chapters

Preface

13:56

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The First Day: I

40:30

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The First Day: II

44:36

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The First Day: III

44:25

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The First Day: IV

48:51

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The First Day: V

53:29

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The Second Day: I

40:31

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The Second Day: II

44:13

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The Second Day: III

44:18

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The Second Day: IV

46:31

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The Second Day: V

48:06

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The Third Day: I

39:54

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The Third Day: II

49:44

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The Third Day: III

40:32

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The Third Day: IV

47:25

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The Third Day: V

41:58

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The Fourth Day: I

39:12

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The Fourth Day: II

38:36

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The Fourth Day: III

42:13

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The Fourth Day: IV

47:48

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The Fourth Day: V

44:13

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The Fifth Day: I

37:54

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The Fifth Day: II

50:22

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The Fifth Day: III

51:44

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The Fifth Day: IV

52:32

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The Fifth Day: V

50:04

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Bewertungen

(5 Sterne)

Beautiful, insightful and eloquent exploration of suffering, illness, death and faith. Absolutely worthy of your time.