The robe (The World's best reading) ePub download
by Lloyd C Douglas
- ISBN: 0895775476
- ISBN13: 978-0895775474
- ePub: 1941 kb | FB2: 1520 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Genre Fiction
- Publisher: Reader's Digest Association (1993)
- Pages: 510
- Rating: 4.7/5
- Votes: 465
- Format: lrf azw docx azw
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The charge, as best as I can remember it, was that Douglas’s work was naturalist and rationalist in its description of the miracles of Jesus, an allegation that in retrospect seems absurd, even in the Catholic press. A novel like The Robe revivifies the world of the Bible and reestablishes its contact with us and the relationship between the people who live in the Bible stories and our lives. This is no mean achievement. Jesus and his friends became real to me those late evenings in the quiet of my room in a way they had never been before.
Home Lloyd C. Douglas The Robe. The sensation of being alone and unwanted in an unfriendly world had left him. Demetrius rolled up the Robe and thrust it inside his tunic, pressing it tightly under his arm. The intimate touch of the garment relieved his feeling of desolation. He wondered if Marcellus might not let him keep the Robe. It would be a comfort to own something that this courageous man had worn. He was not lonely now. He hugged the Robe close to his side as if it contained some inexplicable remedy for heartache. Melas was standing in the corridor, in front of Paulus’ door, when he arrived at the barracks.
The world can’t be ruled by good will!’ ‘Has it ever been tried, Your .
The world can’t be ruled by good will!’ ‘Has it ever been tried, Your Majesty?’ asked Marcellus. Well-at least it’s a dangerous thing to say,’ mumbled Tiberius; ‘and if he is fool enough to blurt that out in the presence of the Emperor, he is not likely to be prudent in his remarks to other people. ‘He might be tried for treason!’ feared Diana. Yes-but he wouldn’t care.
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World's Best Reading is a series of classic books published by Readers Digest beginning in 1982. The series is still in print.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set against the vividly limned background of ancient Rome. Here is a timeless story of adventure.
Read in our apps: iOS. · Android. With more than six million copies sold, this historical novel is the story of the man who gambled for Christ's robe and won. The book explores the aftermath of the crucifixion of Jesus through the experiences of the Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio and his Greek slave Demetrius. Here is a timeless story of adventure, faith, and romance, a tale of spiritual longing and ultimate redemption.
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Douglas sold the motion picture rights to this story, though the film, starring Richard Burton, was not released until 1953, after Douglas's death. Encyclopedia Article. Douglas, International Standard Book Number, Gospel of Matthew, Douglas Sirk, Willett, Clark & Colby. Frank Borzage, Paramount Pictures, China, Lloyd C. Douglas, Dorothy Lamour.
A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize.
The Robe - Lloyd C. Moreover, the world he created was a world I already knew from my religion classes in the Catholic school-the world of the time of Jesus, of Rome and Jerusalem, of Greece and Galilee in the first century . we call it now, Common Era, afraid either of the Latin of anno domini or perhaps of offending unbelievers with a. reference to the Lord). But in my religion class Jesus and his contemporaries seemed part of another world and another species; the characters in The Robe, however, were as real as my neighbors, my classmates, the girl down the street.