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Thomas Wingfold, Curate

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Republished in modern times as "The Curate's Awakening". A young man (Thomas Wingfold) "enters the church" through no real faith and only for want of something to do. After an encounter with a brash young atheist, he is thrown into an emotional, spiritual, and vocational crisis. Through his own doubts and through developing clarity gained from the counsel of a singular friend, he begins a slow journey toward faith, or - as he would put it - "a lovely hope." (Summary by John Schuurman & TriciaG)

Note that there are two versions of chapter 67. Enjoy one or both of the renderings. (18 hr 48 min)

Chapters

01 - Helen Lingard

12:06

Read by John Schuurman

02 - Thomas Wingfold

10:37

Read by John Schuurman

03 - The Diners

12:25

Read by John Schuurman

04 - Their Talk

12:25

Read by John Schuurman

05 - A Staggering Question

11:59

Read by John Schuurman

06 - The Curate in the Churchyard

10:16

Read by John Schuurman

07 - The Cousins

12:43

Read by John Schuurman

08 - The Garden

10:14

Read by John Schuurman

09 - The Park

9:12

Read by John Schuurman

10 - The Dwarfs

13:04

Read by John Schuurman

11 - The Curate at Home

14:32

Read by John Schuurman

12 - An Incident

9:18

Read by John Schuurman

13 - A Report of Progress

6:17

Read by John Schuurman

14 - Jeremy Taylor

7:35

Read by John Schuurman

15 - The Park Gate

9:10

Read by John Schuurman

16 - The Attic

11:44

Read by John Schuurman

17 - Polwarth's Plan

15:10

Read by John Schuurman

18 - Joseph Polwarth

26:48

Read by John Schuurman

19 - The Conclusion of the Whole Matter

9:20

Read by John Schuurman

20 - A Strange Sermon

13:41

Read by John Schuurman

21 - A Thunderbolt

10:42

Read by John Schuurman

22 - Leopold

8:02

Read by John Schuurman

23 - The Refuge

13:49

Read by John Schuurman

24 - Helen with a Secret

7:25

Read by John Schuurman

25 - A Daylight Visit

10:43

Read by John Schuurman

26 - Leopold's Story

9:34

Read by John Schuurman

27 - Leopold's Story Concluded

14:39

Read by John Schuurman

28 - Sisterhood

8:21

Read by John Schuurman

29 - The Sick Chamber

12:56

Read by John Schuurman

30 - The Curate's Progress

12:38

Read by John Schuurman

31 - The Curate Makes a Discovery

14:59

Read by John Schuurman

32 - Hopes

7:59

Read by John Schuurman

33 - The Ride

15:11

Read by John Schuurman

34 - Rachel and Her Uncle

6:12

Read by Chessie Joy

35 - A Dream

14:18

Read by Chessie Joy

36 - Another Sermon

10:15

Read by Chessie Joy

37 - Nursing

9:22

Read by Chessie Joy

38 - Glaston and the Curate

8:54

Read by Chessie Joy

39 - The Linen-Draper

17:05

Read by Chessie Joy

40 - Rachel

14:44

Read by Chessie Joy

41 - The Butterfly

5:09

Read by Chessie Joy

42 - The Commonplace

11:03

Read by Chessie Joy

43 - Home Again

6:30

Read by Chessie Joy

44 - The Sheath

11:30

Read by Chessie Joy

45 - Invitation

6:16

Read by Chessie Joy

46 - A Sermon to Helen

14:26

Read by Chessie Joy

47 - A Sermon to Himself

4:55

Read by Chessie Joy

48 - Criticism

10:38

Read by Chessie Joy

49 - A Vanishing Glimmer

7:36

Read by Chessie Joy

50 - Let Us Pray!

7:15

Read by Chessie Joy

51 - Two Letters

5:11

Read by David Wales

52 - Advice in the Dark

8:43

Read by TinaNygard2

53 - Intercession

4:33

Read by Lynne T

54 - Helen Alone

7:22

Read by TinaNygard2

55 - A Haunted Soul

8:45

Read by TinaNygard2

56 - Compelled Confidence

10:29

Read by Anna Roberts

57 - Willing Confidence

5:49

Read by Anna Roberts

58 - The Curate's Counsel

9:49

Read by Keri Ford

59 - Sleep

7:54

Read by TinaNygard2

60 - Divine Service

12:01

Read by KHand

61 - A Shop in Heaven

21:33

Read by Keri Ford

62 - Polwarth and Lingard

19:20

Read by Lynne T

63 - The Strong Man

10:57

Read by David Wales

64 - George and Leopold

7:41

Read by David Wales

65 - Wingfold and Helen

13:57

Read by David Wales

66 - A Review

8:29

Read by David Wales

67 - A Sermon to Leopold

26:07

Read by David Wales

67alt - A Sermon to Leopold (alternate reading)

25:43

Read by Jon Smith

68 - After the Sermon

12:43

Read by Jon Smith

69 - Bascombe and the Magistrate

8:56

Read by Lynne T

70 - The Confession

8:02

Read by Miyune

71 - The Mask

10:10

Read by Larry Wilson

72 - Further Decision

6:34

Read by Thomas A. Copeland

73 - The Curate and the Doctor

11:58

Read by Phil Schempf

74 - Helen and the Curate

12:17

Read by Larry Wilson

75 - An Examination

5:09

Read by Blaze Dragon

76 - Immortality

11:35

Read by TriciaG

77 - Passages from the Autobiography of the Wandering Jew

6:28

Read by TriciaG

78 - The Wandering Jew

18:22

Read by TriciaG

79 - The Wandering Jew

21:38

Read by TriciaG

80 - Remarks

5:36

Read by TriciaG

81 - Struggles

10:38

Read by TriciaG

82 - The Lawn

14:59

Read by Ellen Preckel

83 - How Jesus Spoke to Women

14:08

Read by Larry Wilson

84 - Deliverance

9:18

Read by Françoise

85 - The Meadow

17:05

Read by Ellen Preckel

86 - Rachel and Leopold

11:32

Read by Françoise

87 - The Blood-Hound

7:32

Read by Ellen Preckel

88 - The Blood-Hound Traversed

19:23

Read by Françoise

89 - The Bedside

19:19

Read by Françoise

90 - The Garden

5:12

Read by ToddHW

91 - The Departure

9:52

Read by Larry Wilson

92 - The Sunset

13:37

Read by Larry Wilson

93 - An Honest Spy

7:30

Read by Lynne T

94 - What Helen Heard

9:10

Read by Lynne T

95 - What Helen Heard More

17:31

Read by Françoise

96 - The Curate's Resolve

16:38

Read by Françoise

97 - Helen Awake

10:12

Read by ToddHW

98 - Thou Didst Not Leave

9:00

Read by Ellen Preckel

Bewertungen

Thomas Wingfold, Curate

(5 Sterne)

George McDonald always has a compelling story. For those seeking to know if there is a God and what he is like this book is in excellent journey to answer the question. There are many readers some sound as though they are professional and there are a few who were a little difficult to understand. I am very thankful for all the readers time and energy. Thank you Libravox for all that you do!

Somewhat tedious

(3 Sterne)

I love George McDonald but found this book hard to get through. The texts were long and too drawn out for me. The first reader was wonderful to listen to but then came some readers I could barely understand.

(4 Sterne)

The story was thought provoking. As a Christian who has had many doubts, I appreciated the themes. I found myself wanting to love Christ more. I was uncomfortable with some characters' negative opinions of Leopolds Indian background, but it was unclear if those were meant only to be characters' opinions or if it represented any bias of the author. Certainly he was treated overall as a beloved character. at least you see that by the end. I also questioned why there was not a strong concern for the family of E. Trying not to give spoilers, though! But despite some flaws, I recommend this book. Some readers were hard to understand, but it was still worthwhile and I may read the book again on my own.

some is hard to listen to.

(3 Sterne)

I'm thankful for the people who record these books. I love listening to George MacDonald. this is a challenging book but well worth it. I do have a hard time with the chapters read by the lady who always lifts her voice up at the end of every single phrase it maybe have to get the book and read those chapters. but I must be thankful anyway I'm sure it took a lot of time.

Amazing story!

(4 Sterne)

The story was amazing, and the first reader was fantastic! He really got into the characters voice and mannerisms I have not often heard in Librivox readers. Many of the other readers did well too, but two in particular were not good. One seemed like he had never read the text before, the other had a beautiful accent, but made it rather difficult to understand what was being said much of the time. Overall, great!

(3 Sterne)

This is an excellent book, fit to refresh the spiritual vitality of any Christian who listens earnestly and takes to heart what is sometimes expressed in stuffy-sounding words but which carries every hearty ounce of intended meaning. Some of the readers did well, but unfortunately some of the readers were too difficult to listen to and I had to read through those chapters on the Gutenberg Project.

Raises the ultimate question

(4,5 Sterne)

MacDonald tells an engrossing story, and he's not afraid to raise the ultimate question, 'Is there a god?' He's also not afraid to skip the easy answers and insist that his readers think! With all that, there's some Dickensian satire, a lurid murder, a runaway wife and a charming cow.

it's good

(3 Sterne)

there are some long sermons and some flowery text and poetry. The story is simple and enjoyable but left me a little bit dissatisfied. most of the reading is solid but a few readers I found a little bit hard to follow. overall it's good and worth listening to.