Tag Archives: Biblical fiction

(Book review) The miracles of Jesus: The brick Bible for kids

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, ECLA co-president and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: The miracles of Jesus: The brick Bible for kids Author: Brendan Powell Smith Publisher: Sky Pony Press Publication Date: 2017 Format: Hardcover book Length: 32 pages OVERVIEW These specially chosen Bible stories of Jesus’ life are illustrated with Lego figures. Included […]

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(Book review) Bread of Angels

Anyone who enjoys a strong, independent heroine and a dash of biblical romance will enjoy this book. Bread of Angels reveals the story told in Acts about Paul’s first convert in Europe. Although a standalone novel, readers of Tessa Afshar’s Land of Silence would enjoy this book and its references to that novel.

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(Book review) Land of Silence

Reviewed by: Elizabeth Hartmann, a professional writing major at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Land of Silence Author: Tessa Afshar Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. Publication Date: May 2016 Format: Print book Length: 390 pages OVERVIEW     Ever since her brother died because of her thoughtlessness, Elianna, the daughter of a merchant in ancient Jerusalem, yearns for forgiveness and healing. When her […]

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(Book review) Long Way Gone

Long Way Gone chronicles a retelling of Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son in a modern, easy to read style and setting. Detailing the redemptive love of a father for his son, this book explores God’s protection and mercy when we find ourselves a long way from home.

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