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Publisher's Summary

Written in 1917, The Law and the Word is a hard-to-find work by Judge Thomas Troward, a pioneer in mental science. Troward's writings and lectures greatly influenced Ernest Holmes, the founder of Religious Science and writer of The Science of Mind.

This book was one of the first to combine thought energy, scientific reasoning and testing, and creative power, and to see the interconnection of the three.

Public Domain (P)2012 MY Books Ltd

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Fingernails on a blackboard....

I cannot stress enough to anyone interested in this book that they listen to several minutes of the sample before they buy.

Unfortunately, Audible would not let me review just the narrator; as for the content of the book, I'm going to let my Kindle read me the free ebook version of this instead - it has to sound better than this.

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LIsten first! I wish I had!

Goodness knows I wish this young reader all the best, but Thomas Troward was NOT a good choice for his artistic style. Troward's writing is extremely deep and ponderous. It takes all you have just to keep up with the somewhat elaborate and old-fashioned vocabulary. But what he has to convey is so important, it's worth the effort.
I think a man or woman with a more mature voice, well versed in proper pronunciation at least of the English language, let alone the French and Latin quotes Troward throws around, (and without the impediment of what sounds like an occasional smack at chewing gum or perhaps a lollipop), would have been a better choice.
Mr Cousin's talent would have been better served with far, far lighter fare than this book. As a young character in any of Dicken's lighter works, or a Wodehouse-style domestic, or a even a Hobbit, he would shine. But letting him at Troward was a judgement error of epic proportions.
The fact that I must listen to this many times to get the true gist of what the author was trying to teach makes it that much more trying.

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Very disappointed with problems in audio book.

How could the performance have been better?

Please Repair skips in Chapters 3 and 8.

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Chapters 3 and 8 have broken sequences

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Super-valuable, highest-quality, understandable!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

If you are a serious Truth student, then this work is a must.
Thrilling to contemplate and able to listen to it over and over.
Kudos to the Narrator for his work in producing an audio of such superb thought as this. Thanks, Tony and please contact me at daleathighleveldotorg to discuss your work here. Please contact me.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Law and the Word?

Troward reveals the two aspects of Creation, without which either could not operate.
Think of it as a beautiful performance car. But the car needs a driver- You!

What does Tony Cousins bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Tony's positive workmanship in providing an audio of such important quality as Troward's works is truly a gift to sincere seekers. Thank you!

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Creation: Why we can each harness the power of the Universe.

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Thanks again, Tony, for making these Troward works available for listening.

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This book in my opinion was excellent, there were points I had to replay for clear understanding from complex thought. overall I think it is very informative and above average in its content.

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  • Pamela Christian
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Where science meets spirituality

It's where books like The Course In Miracles and The Secret could have gotten it's information. A hard read but worth the persistence if you really want to know how to begin to live!