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The first apostle

Jim Becker

The first apostle

by Jim Becker

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Published by Bantam in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paul, -- the Apostle, Saint -- Tomb -- Fiction,
  • English -- Crimes against -- Italy -- Rome -- Fiction,
  • Inscriptions, Ancient -- Fiction,
  • Conspiracies -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Becker.
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 2942 vol. 4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination475, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages475
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23940729M
    ISBN 100553819720
    ISBN 109780553819724
    LC Control Number2009510994

    the first apostle of peace at any price "Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year an hundredfold: and the Lord blessed him. And the man waxed great, and went forward, and grew until he became very great: For he had possession of flocks, and possession of herds, and great store of servants: and the Philistines envied him.   The Apostle masterfully combines careful adherence to biblical text, detailed research, and a storyteller's gift to create a book equally relevant for both casual readers fascinated by Paul's life and serious biblical scholars. Pollock begins his fast-movig narrative with Stephen's death and follows Paul through his conversion, missionary /5(15).

    The First Apostle (Chris Bronson) by James Becker and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Romans 1 New International Version (NIV). 1 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God — 2 the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures 3 regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life [] was a descendant of David, 4 and who through the Spirit of holiness was appointed the Son of God in power [] by his.

    Twelve Apostles. According to the list occurring in each of the Synoptic Gospels (Mark , Matthew , Luke ), the Twelve chosen by Jesus near the beginning of his ministry, those whom also He named Apostles, were. Simon: called Peter (Grk. petros, petra; Aram. kēf; Engl. rock) by Jesus of Nazareth, also known as Simon bar Jonah and Simon bar Jochanan (Aram.) and earlier. The name 'Junia' appears in Romans , and Paul identifies her (along with Andronicus) as 'prominent among the apostles.' In this important work, Epp investigates the mysterious disappearance of Junia from the traditions of the church. Because later theologians and scribes could not believe (or wanted to suppress) that Paul had numbered a woman among the earliest churches' apostles', Junia's Brand: Fortress Press.


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Overall, The First Apostle is a poor entry in this crowded scene, adding nothing new in content, and although it's an easy read there are better options out The story weaves it's chase action in a different way from most of the books in this genre, which is refreshing, however, the characters are rather lacklustre and the action is rather /5.

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The First Epistle of Paul to Timothy, usually referred to simply as First Timothy and often written 1 Timothy, is one of three letters in the New Testament of the Bible often grouped together as the Pastoral Epistles, along with Second Timothy and letter, traditionally attributed to the Apostle Paul, consists mainly of counsels to his younger colleague and delegate Timothy regarding.

Buy a cheap copy of The First Apostle book by James Becker. An Englishwoman is found dead in a house near Rome, her neck broken.

Her distraught husband enlists the help of his closest friend, policeman Chris Bronson, who Free shipping over $/5(4). Was the first book by Paul,The book of Romans. ` Actually, it is the first in the order of the Bible because it.

is his largest book by Paul but Paul wrote to the chorintians. The First Apostle by Katherine Pym is gripping historical fiction. Set in Paris, it relates the story of journalist and pamphleteer Camille Desmoulins during the period of the French Revolution.

He was an active and outspoken revolutionary, a close friend of Robespierre and other influential politicians/5. The Apostle Andrew was one of the twelve main disciples of Jesus Christ and the brother of Simon Peter. Andrew was the first apostle Jesus called and the first apostle to claim Jesus was the Messiah.

Despite his seemingly important role as an early follower of Christ, Andrew is only mentioned 12 times in the entire New Testament —and four of. James was probably the older of the two brothers because he is always mentioned first. Three times James, John, and Peter were invited by Jesus to witness events no one else saw: the raising of the daughter of Jairus from the dead (Mark ), the transfiguration (Matthew ), and Jesus' agony in the Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26 Author: Jack Zavada.

The word "apostle" comes from the Greek word ἀπόστολος (apóstolos), formed from the prefix ἀπό-(apó- "from") and root στέλλω (stéllō, "I send", "I depart") and originally meaning "messenger, envoy".It has, however, a stronger sense than the word messenger, and is closer to a "delegate".

Bauer's Lexicon argues that its Christian use translated a Jewish position known in. The First Apostle Would you recommend this book to a friend. Why or why not. Only if they were a Dan Brown fan. What three words best describe Philip Franks’s voice. Good story-teller's voice.

Do you think The First Apostle needs a follow-up book. Why or why not. I think the story is succinct as it is. Any additional comments. 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance.

Get this from a library. The first apostle. [James Becker] -- A man finds his wife dead in their home in Rome, and he enlists the help of his friend, Chris Bronson.

He discovers an inscription on a slab of stone which translates as 'here lie the liars'. Bronson. Junia — The First Woman Apostle is the title of a book by Lutheran scholar Eldon Jay Epp.

According to a recent edition of Christian News (10/3/05, pp. 1ff), Epp is Harness Professor of Biblical Literature emeritus and Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences emeritus at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH).

He is also recent Visiting Professor of New Testament at Harvard Divinity. This is the first martyrdom of an apostle. Herod meant to do more than kill James, though.

Luke reports: And when he saw that [James’s execution] pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. This was during the days of Unleavened Bread. When he became an apostle, Andrew was unmarried but made his home with his married brother, Simon Peter. Both were fishermen and partners of James and John the sons of Zebedee.

In A.D. 26, the year he was chosen as an apostle, Andrew a full year older than Jesus and the oldest of the apostles. The apostle Thomas first failed to believe that the other disciples had seen Jesus after he was crucified. But as he refused to believe them, he is refered to as the doubting Thomas.

Asked in. Mary Magdalene, First Apostle. likes. Mary Magdalene, First Apostle, is an inclusive Roman Catholic community where all are welcome. We support the ordination of women and stand for justice anFollowers: The calling of the disciples is a key episode in the life of Jesus in the New Testament.

It appears in Matthew –22, Mark –20 and Luke –11 on the Sea of Galilee. John –51 reports the first encounter with two of the disciples a little earlier in the presence of John the ularly in the Gospel of Mark, the beginning of the Ministry of Jesus and the call of the.

Get this from a library! The first apostle. [James Becker] -- While investigating the death of his best friend's wife - the woman he secretly loves, police detective Chris Bronson stumbles upon a strange Latin inscription that leads him across Europe where he.Home Book Reviews Junia: The First Woman Apostle.

Junia: The First Woman Apostle. By Eldon Jay Epp Minneapolis: Fortress Press, and is a frequent writer and reviewer for Christian Feminism Today. Using the search box on the homepage of our EEWC-Christian Feminism Today website, you’ll be led to many of her online : Reta Halteman Finger.

Tom Bissell, in his new book, “Apostle,” is out to tell another. “History does not record a single member of the Twelve, with the possible exception of Peter, as having had any particular Author: Christian Wiman.