Lent Bible Study Week 1: Fantine and Cosette

The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery; and making her stand before all of them, they said to him, ‘Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of committing adultery. Now in the law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?’ They said this to test him, so that they might have some charge to bring against him. Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger on the ground. When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, ‘Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.’ (John 8: 3– 7)

Les Misérables

This week our bible study focuses on Fantine and Cosette. Fantine is the tritagonist in the novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. She is a grisette (a young working-class French woman) who is the mother of Cosette. (source: http://lesmiserables.wikia.com)

Roger Sturrock is leading a series of Bible Studies based on the film “Les Misérables” in Wellington’s Library each Thursday from 7.30 until 9.00 pm. All welcome! 

 

 

 

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