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The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas
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The Robe

by Lloyd C. Douglas

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My husband's a fan of Lloyd C. Douglas, and he says the movie strayed awfully far from the book.

Interesting read. I have some vocabulary words that I still need to look up some time. ( )
  CarolJMO | Dec 12, 2016 |
This book provides an insightful perspective on the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus and the effect on Judaism and the Roman Empire. It approaches the subject by telling a story about the Roman soldier in charge of the execution. It's a little slow in spots, but the ending is powerful. The--excessive--use--of--dashes--is--entirely--unnecessary--!!!--!! ( )
  krista.rutherford | May 13, 2015 |
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  nettiebelles | Jun 13, 2013 |
177. The Robe, by Lloyd C. Douglas (read 19 Feb 1945) I started to read this book on or about Feb 14, 1945. On Feb 17, 1945, I said: "I got a lot read today in The Robe. Not so good. but it is OK, I guess. Simple, I think. It is a story of Jesus. It runs too much according to pattern--the known life of Jesus is woven into the main characters' lives. On Feb 19, 1945, I said: "Read a lot in The Robe today. Almost finished". On Feb 19, 1945, I said: Finished The Robe. OK at the end. But as a whole not good. Ben Hur was better. This book could have made better use of the Bible. ( )
  Schmerguls | Nov 18, 2012 |
This was a fantastic story that is compelling and draws the reader into a relationship with the characters. Well written and worth the time to read. ( )
  Marcel1972 | May 15, 2012 |
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Douglas, Lloyd C.primary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greeley, Andrew M.Introductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Langston, StuartNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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Dedicated with appreciation to Hazel McCann, who wondered what became of The Robe.
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Because she was only fifteen and busy with her growing up, Lucia's periods of reflection were brief and infrequent; but this morning she felt weighted with responsibility.
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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, faith, and romance, a tale of spiritual longing and ultimate redemption.

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Christ's robe has a strange effect on the pagan soldier who wins it in a dice game after the Crucifixion.

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