A New Love: A Novel of First Century

A New Love A Novel of First Century What was it like to be a girl highly educated and gifted and in love in mid first century The plot while following scripture offers a sense of real people who suffer real tragedies whose live are

  • Title: A New Love: A Novel of First Century
  • Author: Katerina Katsarka Whitley
  • ISBN: 9780996753500
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Paperback
  • What was it like to be a girl, highly educated and gifted and in love in mid first century The plot, while following scripture, offers a sense of real people who suffer real tragedies, whose live are made new by the gospel The author captures a moment in history before the Bible was written, before the creeds were crafted A New Love is a gift shaped by solid scholarshWhat was it like to be a girl, highly educated and gifted and in love in mid first century The plot, while following scripture, offers a sense of real people who suffer real tragedies, whose live are made new by the gospel The author captures a moment in history before the Bible was written, before the creeds were crafted A New Love is a gift shaped by solid scholarship and beautiful storytelling.Five Advanced Review Copies 1st five responses Release date May 2016 Please your email address and mailing address Elizabeth MaterialMedia When you expect to have time to read the bookLooking for an honest review.

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    1. A New Love immerses the reader in first century Corinth where a strange new sect known as The Way is just beginning to turn the world upside down. A native of Thessaloniki, Greece, the author builds the captivating story of beautiful, educated Helena into a lens through which one can gain a deeper appreciation early Christianity. Love is the ongoing theme of the book with various forms of love all essential to the story. Helena gains a much broader education than that her learned father offered [...]

    2. I loved this story, the author seems to know exactly what it was like to be a woman in a very different era and reaches out to the reader to teach them too. a love story that is timeless and endearing. definitely a good read when one is feeling less than hopeful about love

    3. God is!An example of how Christianity was formed. Helena, is a beautiful young girl, who has a tragic past. This is the story of her redemption!

    4. Whitley weaves a beautiful tale of the first century Christian community, making gospel figures secondary characters in this story of love lost and gained, intrigue and struggle.

    5. I have enjoyed the author's collections of dramatic monologues - she brings voice to people, especially women, and gives a depth to their stories that remains true to the biblical text and historical context while also helping the reader to relate to what their experiences may have been. She does the same in this novel, though in different form. The thread of the story is timeless, but it is situated in the very early church, bringing the time and place to life for the reader. Her characters hav [...]

    6. disclaimer: My small press published this book. I was impressed with Whitley’s scholarship and desire to “put flesh on the bones” of the people who were drawn to the way of Jesus. She is determined to “weave a powerful story about how the idea of God as Love begins to change the world”.

    7. I received this book through giveaways for an honest review.A New Love was an interesting book. I liked the love story and the look at how people lived so long ago. I enjoyed Helena's growth and Erastos's character.

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