More Than a Skeleton: It Was One Man Against the World

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Harper Collins Christian Publisher, 2005 - Fiction - 352 pages

What if Jesus made an unexpected appearance before His final coming?

Joshua Ben-Yosef attracts a huge following. He was born in Nazareth to parents named Mary and Joseph and speaks more than a dozen languages--fluently and without accent. His words ripple with wisdom and authority. And the crowds that follow him are enthralled as he heals the sick, gives sight to the blind, casts out demons, and even raises the dead.

Is Dr. Melvin Merton, the well-known leader and author of end-times books, correct about the imminent return of Christ? It seems everyone is a believer in this "Messiah"--including Jonathan Weber's wife, Shannon--especially when Joshua performs the ultimate sign by raising a disciple from the dead. Plagued by skepticism, Jonathan faces the ultimate challenge in uncovering whether this is the actual return of Christ or the most devastating hoax ever carried out.

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I wished there were more stars to rate this book. Again It took me a week to get this book started, however, I found the book hard to put down. I don't read very fast, however, when a book is good I ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Dr. Paul L. Maier is the Russell H. Seibert Professor of Ancient History at Western Michigan University. He is also a historical novelist and serves as Second Vice President of the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod.

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