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Son of God

By Roma Downey and Mark Burnett

  • Paperback
  • £10.99

Now a major motion picture. SON OF GOD is the larger-than-life story of Jesus Christ from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection. This marks the first motion picture about Jesus's life since Passion of the Christ, released ten years ago.

Biographical Notes

Roma Downey ,a multiple Golden Globe and Emmy nominated actress and Mark Burnett, a Multiple Emmy Award winning producer of Survivor, The Apprentice, Shark Tank and The Voice, have produced over 2,000 hours of American prime time programming airing in over 70 countries. This husband and wife duo recently collaborated for their most ambitious project to date: producing together a ten hour
global television mini-series titled THE BIBLE.

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  • ISBN: 9781444797190
  • Publication date: 10 Apr 2014
  • Page count: 144
  • Imprint: FaithWords
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A Story of God and All of Us

Mark Burnett, Roma Downey
Authors:
Mark Burnett, Roma Downey

A STORY OF GOD AND ALL OF US is a sweeping narrative that dramatises some of the most important events and characters in the Bible. Developed alongside the epic TV mini-series THE BIBLE, the book reads like a fine novel, dramatising the sweep of biblical events, making the men and women of scripture come alive in vivid detail and dialogue. All are historically and theologically accurate.The script for THE BIBLE TV series has been reviewed by a number of Christian church leaders and theologians for authenticity. All the key biblical characters are portrayed in the story: Moses, David, Daniel, John the Baptist and of course, Jesus. The book will also highlight the prophetic significance of the empires that controlled Israel down the centuries - Egyptians, Babylonians, Persians and Romans - as well as the many Old Testament prophecies of the Messiah.

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A Story of God and All of Us - Young Readers Edition

Mark Burnett, Roma Downey
Authors:
Mark Burnett, Roma Downey

Abridged to be age appropriate for older primary school readers, A STORY OF GOD AND ALL OF US is the tale of Jesus Christ, abridged, told through his eyes, starting with his crucifixion and flashing back through the story of the world and the reason he was sent to die on the cross. It is a Bible story, exhaustively researched, correct to the last detail, not trivialised or altered in the least. A chronologically accurate account from Genesis to Revelation, with a riveting progression of interesting characters, epic stories and events woven together so that A STORY OF GOD AND ALL OF US reads like a sweeping historical novel and page-turner you can't put down.Featuring an introduction by Roma Downey and a colour insert of exciting photos from TV mini-series The Bible.

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