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The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

by Anne Catherine Emmerich

It provides a detailed account of Jesus Christ's final days, from his arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane to his crucifixion and resurrection. Emmerich's vivid descriptions bring the events to life, providing readers with a powerful and moving insight into the suffering and sacrifice of Jesus. In addition to its religious significance, "The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ" is also notable for its historical and cultural relevance. The book provides a fascinating glimpse into the religious practices and beliefs of nineteenth-century Catholicism, as well as the political and social context in which Emmerich lived. The book has been the subject of controversy over the years, with some critics questioning the authenticity of Emmerich's visions and others accusing her of anti-Semitism. However, it remains a beloved and influential work among many Catholics, who see it as a powerful meditation on the Passion of Christ and a means of deepening their faith. Overall, "The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ" is a deeply moving and insightful book that provides a powerful and personal perspective on one of the most important events in Christian history. Whether you are a believer or simply interested in the cultural and historical significance of Christianity, this book is definitely worth a read.

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English

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English

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1833

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Anne Catherine Emmerich was a Roman Catholic Augustinian Canoness Regular of Windesheim, mystic, Marian visionary, ecstatic and stigmatist. She was born in Flamschen, a farming community at Coesfeld,...

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