Still clasped in her hands was a rosary

LCWC member K. V. Turley reviews Fr Paul Glynn’s A Song for Nagasaki (Ignatius Press, 2009) for the Catholic World Report.

It is often the case that global events are best understood when viewed through the prism of the individual lives caught up in them. With the coming of the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, the life of Takashi Nagai, as told in Fr. Paul Glynn’s A Song for Nagasaki (Ignatius Press, 2009), does just that, with the events of August 9, 1945—their repercussions, consequences, and even their spiritual meaning—explored in a way that few would have imagined or even dared do.

Read the full review here

~ Malcolm

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