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Who Was Mother Teresa? (Who Was?) / Jim Gigliotti
2017年03月26日 (日) | 編集 |
Who Was Mother Teresa? (Who Was?)Who Was Mother Teresa? (Who Was?)
Jim Gigliotti Nancy Harrison

Grosset & Dunlap 2015-05-05
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マザーテレサの伝記。
強い意志を持った聖なる人の人生が語られます。

Mother Teresa was the headmistress at St. Mary’s --- that is why she was called “Mother.” She had taught history and geography for fifteen years.

p2
教師だったのですね。

“It was a command,” she said. “Something to be done. Something definite. I knew where I had to be.”

p4
天に命ぜられる、ものなのでしょうね。

Drana suspected he was poisoned by political enemies, although that was never proved.

p18
お父さん、突然亡くなり、暗殺されたかもしれないのですね。。

The town of Darjeeling is famous around the world for growing the tea of the same name.

p39
ダージリンって町の名前なのですね。

Her father’s ability to speak many languages must have rubbed off on Agnes, because she learned them all quickly.

p41
...rub off on [someone] [someone]が...の影響を受ける

A Roman Catholic nun publicly “vows” --- or pledges --- her commitment to the church. She promises to observe poverty, chastity, and obedience as part of her calling to serve God.

p45
chastity 純潔、貞節

Mother Teresa was a cloistered nun. She had to live and work within the convert. Rarely was she allowed outside.

p48
cloister 引きこもる、修道院、隠遁生活

Gandhi’s philosophy of life was called Satyagraha --- or “True force”. Satyagraha was based on the three principles of noncooperation, nonviolence, and nonpossession.

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She called leaving St. Mary’s School the most difficult thing she had ever done, “an even harder sacrifice for me than leaving my family.” She had hardly any money on her: only three rupees --- about two and a half cents!

p62
3ルピー=5円だけ持って!

One day, in 1952, Mother Teresa saw a woman lying in the street. Rats had eaten away part of her flesh. Her wounds were crawling with maggots. No one stopped to help her. So Mother Teresa, herself a small person, picked up the dying woman and took her to the hospital. (中略) Mother Teresa knew the woman would not survive. But she also knew that the woman didn’t deserve to die in the street like an animal.

p72

In Albania, citizens were not free to travel in and out of the country. Mother Teresa tried to persuade the Albania government to let her sister and mother come to India. The government refused. Mother Teresa offered to go to Albania. But if she did, the government said she might not be able to return to India.

p86
アルバニアって厳しい統制がされていたのですね。。

Mother Teresa believed that people of all different faiths were praying to the same God. The most important thing was to love one another. “The best conversion is to make the people love one another,” she said. “When they love one another, they come closer to God.”

p91
conversion 改宗

In 2003, Mother Teresa was beatified by the Catholic Church.

p99
beatify 天福を受けさせる、【カトリック】〈死者を〉列福する
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