Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.

Open Book: The Bridge of San Luis Rey

  • Broadcast in Women
Providence on the air

Providence on the air


Follow This Show

If you liked this show, you should follow Providence on the air.

Call in to speak with the host

(347) 855-8506


A bridge in Peru collapses, sending five people to their deaths. Why those five, a monk named Brother Juniper wonders. Thus begins a reflection on God's will, divine intervention and heartless fate in Thornton Wilder's brilliant novel "The Bridge of San Luis Rey." Join Lori and Alice as they discuss the presence of tragedy and its relation to faith.