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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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An in depth history of the world's most famous healing shrine traces the dramatic infl. Ms Harris tells the story of the wonderous events in the small town of Lourdes and relates them to the history of France in the second half of the 19th Century Her approach is to tell the story of the events through the lives of the people involved To do so she uotes from letters and diaries as well as official records In order to write in such depth she must have read everything ever written during this period about Lourdes Between the Notes and the Bibliography at the end of the book is a three page Dramatis Personae listing all the major people associated with the shrine Not just for Catholics the book devotes many pages to the role of women in 19th Century France and will be of great interest to anyone wanting to know about women s rights in France It is also a must read for people interested in French social history She also looks into the relationaship of anti Semitism to the Catholic piety of the time People are never presented two dimensionally to represent the ideals or concepts they championed Ms Harris treats the people she writes about with respect and intelligence As for Bernadette s vision and the miracles she tells what is known and she knows a lot and the reactions they caused without taking a stand one way or the other herself Truly a great work of historical writing A Pale Light in the Black of the world's most famous healing shrine traces the dramatic infl. Ms Harris tells the story Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of Lourdes and relates them to the history Spieserye of France in the second half Feral of the 19th Century Her approach is to tell the story Krismis van Map Jacobs of the events through the lives Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of the people involved To do so she uotes from letters and diaries as well as Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche official records In Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, order to write in such depth she must have read everything ever written during this period about Lourdes Between the Notes and the Bibliography at the end Mensa Riddles Conundrums of the book is a three page Dramatis Personae listing all the major people associated with the shrine Not just for Catholics the book devotes many pages to the role Julie of the Wolves of women in 19th Century France and will be The Right Swipe of great interest to anyone wanting to know about women s rights in France It is also a must read for people interested in French social history She also looks into the relationaship Touched of anti Semitism to the Catholic piety Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa of the time People are never presented two dimensionally to represent the ideals Ugly Fish or concepts they championed Ms Harris treats the people she writes about with respect and intelligence As for Bernadette s vision and the miracles she tells what is known and she knows a lot and the reactions they caused without taking a stand The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives one way Little Gods or the Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 of historical writing

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