And There Was Light: Autobiography of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance

And There Was Light: Autobiography of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance

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by Jacques Lusseyran
     
 

Selected as one of USA Today’s 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Century, this astonishing autobiography tells the gripping, heroic story of the early life of Jacques Lusseyran, an inspiring individual who overcame the limitations of physical blindness by attending — literally — to the light within his own mind. Through faith in the connection between

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Selected as one of USA Today’s 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Century, this astonishing autobiography tells the gripping, heroic story of the early life of Jacques Lusseyran, an inspiring individual who overcame the limitations of physical blindness by attending — literally — to the light within his own mind. Through faith in the connection between vivid inner sight and outer events, he became a leader in the French Resistance and survived the horrors at Buchenwald.

Editorial Reviews

Los Angeles Times
Lusseyran allows us to glimpse both heaven and hell through the eyes of a man who has lived through both...even in the grip of darkest evil, Lusseyran is redeemed by light.
The Baltimore Sun
This is a magical book, the kind that becomes a classic, passed along between friends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780930407407
Publisher:
Morning Light Press
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.95(d)

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"Sighted people always talk about the night of blindness, and that seems to them quite natural. But there is no such night, for at every waking hour and even in my dreams I lived in a stream of light..."

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