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During the Lenten season of 1823, a German nun experienced a series of ecstatic visions that transported her to Jerusalem on the eve of the Last Supper. This is her compelling visionary account of the events surrounding Jesus' final days. A primary source for Mel Gibson's epic movie The Passion of the Christ.
©2003 Anne Cathering Emmerich; (P)2006 Recorded Books, LLC

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"Franklin may have used history as a starting point, but he imagines the events in human terms, creating a book that transmutes historical fact into something much more powerful, dramatic and compelling." (Publishers Weekly)

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  • Emi
  • Hayward, CA, United States
  • 03-14-12

I am heart broken by the agony of my Lord.

Would you consider the audio edition of The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ to be better than the print version?

The impact to me was about the same.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The description of the suffering of my Lord was vivid and moved me to contemplate on every part of His agony. I feel responsible for my Lord's passion, grief and agonizing crucifixionSuffering for Mother Mary is unbearable.

What about Roger Basick’s performance did you like?

He is moved and moving.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No. I went to certain parts over and over again.

Any additional comments?

Since I signed up, I have listen every day and will continue for the rest of Lent.

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Excellent private revelation for believing hearts~

A treasure to read or listen to not only in Lent but anytime. Wonderful insights to expand our meditation on the Gospels. A classic for all time.