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  1. says:

    Fascinating and well written Harris is an agnostic Jew interesting factoid Franz Werfel who wrote The Song of Bernadette was also Jewish and is a Fellow of New College Oxford She flatly states that it is not possible to decide if Bernadette S

  2. says:

    Ms Harris tells the story of the wonderous events in the small town of Lourdes and relates them to the history of France in

  3. says:

    Harris also puts Lourdes in the context of French political history and notes how pilgrimages increased after France’s d

  4. says:

    Ruth Harris started off as a sceptic about the miracles of Lourdes but she brings out the constancy of Bernadette's witness in the f

  5. says:

    I did not give up on this though I was tempted now and then The narrative puts the happenings at Lourdes into the religious and political context of 19th century France and maybe that cast the net a bit wider than

  6. says:

    Okay so I had to read this for grad school but I was really moved by it Recommended for the formerly Catholic or those bemused by religious fervor in modern society

  7. says:

    An impressively thorough and unbiased work

  8. says:

    I was specifically interested in the pre Christian folklore of the region especially in relation to the connection between

  9. says:

    This is a very interesting read for someone like myself who grew up Catholic and is now simultaneously interested in Catholic history and French history Harris does a really great job presenting information in a non biased way and presenting all sides of the story

  10. says:

    An interesting socio political historical account to the famous Marian Shrine

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Lourdes Body and Spirit in the Secular Age

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