A week in the life of a Roman centurion / Gary M. Burge. [print]Material type: TextPublisher: Downers Grove, Illinois : IVP Academic, an imprint of InterVarsity Press, [(c)2015Description: 189 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780830824625; 0830824626Subject(s): Leisure Reading | Fiction | Rome (Empire)Genre/Form: Christian fiction. | Christian fiction. LOC classification: PS3602.W445 2015PS3602.U7417.B954.W445 2015COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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Includes bibliographical references.
From Emesa to Raphana From Raphana to Dura-Europos From Dura-Europos to Raphana From Raphana to Caesarea Caesarea From Caesarea to Capernaum Capernaum Capernaum's midwife Capernaum's synagogue One week in Capernaum Maps of Galilee and Syria.
Enter a world of warfare and treachery, of duty and honor, of love and loyalty, interwoven with the inner workings of a Roman centurion's household. And then trace it as the road curves toward little Capernaum. Follow the story of Appius, a proud centurion, and Tullus, his scribe and slave. From a battle with the Parthians, through a tragic personal crisis, to the gladiator arena at Caesarea Maritima, their tale finally leads to the backwater village of Capernaum on the shores of Galilee. There, in a culture not their own and during a week they will never forget, they encounter a Jewish prophet from Nazareth. A Week in the Life of a Roman Centurion gives us a first-century view of the world of the Gospels. In entertaining historical fiction, splashed with informative sidebars and images, we capture a view of Jesus' world from the outer framework looking inches--From publisher description.
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