A lot of books get published each year. A few get read while the others are ignored.
In this blog I would like to present some book reviews of books I have read and feel are important enough for you to read also.
Feel free to suggest books which you feel I should review for you. I will consider them.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
I, Saul by Jerry Jenkins
What if when Paul mentioned to bring his parchments he was
talking about his memoirs?
in prison awaiting his death. It is AD 67. Only Luke is with him, ministering
to his needs as the physician he is. What if Paul wants Luke to take the
parchments and copy them and keep them safe? What if Paul stores them somewhere
and over time they get lost?
if, in the twenty first century, the parchment is found. Now there are people
who want to repress it for political reasons. A call is made to a young professor,
Augustine Knox, from a tour guide in Rome to come help him keep the document
from falling into the wrong hands.
story is told using multiple viewpoints and the frame of two time periods. We
have the period of AD 67 in the dungeon with Paul awaiting execution and we
have the twenty first century with a seminary professor. We follow as Knox goes
to Rome to help a tour guide, Roger, who is hiding from the authorities because
he has a document that is supposed to be the memoirs of Paul.
handles the periods well andkeeps the
has always been a good Christian fiction writer and this adds to his
bibliography of great tales. I can see a this is volume one of a series.
Augie groaned. “That’s how many
photocopies I have, Georgio. The memoir is incomplete.”
“You think Klaudios held some
“I have no idea who did this or
when. All I know is that pages are missing.”