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- DescriptionThe centurion who speared Christ also guarded the tomb. When the body is missing, Pilate orders his arrest. He flees. The spear has special powers. An angel orders him to write a manuscript and hide it. He writes a second manuscript and hides it, before being captured by the Romans in Ephesus. He writes his final testimonial, then hides it along with the spear.After an earthquake in 2030, one of the manuscripts is found by two American archaeologists. A hunt for the other manuscripts and the spear follows that takes them to Jordan, Israel, back to Turkey and finally America.America has become very secular, and there is legislation proposed to limit Christianity in America. It will be voted upon on Good Friday. When word gets out of the found manuscripts a chase follows. The Christians want to publish it, and the atheists and Muslims want to destroy it.
- Author BiographyThe Spear of the Centurion is the sixth book by Thom Vines, five of which are novels. The first was a nonfiction work, entitled Tragedy and Trust about the spiritual journey after losing a child. It won four awards, including second at the 2012 Beach Book festival in New York City. The second book was a Christian novel entitled Hope's Ante , which won six awards, including a second at the Southern California Book Festival A World War II spy novel, Twisted Crosses followed, which led to two Christian novels released in 2014 and 2015, respectively: Petroglyphs , a love story set in New Mexico, and The Power and the Prayer about a Republican agnostic president who converts while in office. That book is meant to dovetail with the 2016 election.
- Author(s)Thom Vines
- PublisherPrimedia E-launch LLC
- Date of Publication29/09/2016
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationDallas
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrimedia E-launch LLC
- Weight748 g
- Width153 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine28 mm
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