The Beautiful Mystery: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Themes

Louise Penny
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Faith

Faith is one of the major, dominant, and overarching themes in Louise Penny's novel, "The Beautiful Mystery". Faith consists of belief, trust, or adherence to God, religion, and various ideas. Faith informs every single aspect of the book, and appears in two very distinct ways.

The first way in which faith appears has to do with the belief of the Gilbertine monks in God and in Jesus Christ. They have faith that God exists, that he is ever present and involved, and will intercede in the world if needed. The monks live their lives according to their faith in God, His plans, His ways, and His laws. Their salvation through Christ has to do with with their faith in Jesus's divinity and humanity, and his resurrection. This belief fuels not only their lives, but their music, which is composed in honor of God, and to speak for Him...

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