Rice's second book in her hugely ambitious and courageous series on the life of Christ--based on the Gospels and on the most respected New Testament scholarship--begins during his last winter before his baptism and concludes with the miracle at Cana.
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Comments about The Road to Cana: Christ the Lord:
A versatile book that enables the reader to emerse themselves into the times and characters. One of those rare finds that open doors to new perceptions and outlooks. A different novel of an old time, by a writer who was great before, but now encorporates a lustre in her work.
"Hypnotic, incantatory. . . . Readers will be lured by the promise of simply rendered holiness." --"The New York Times""Rice couples her writing talents with the zeal of a recent convert and a passion for historical research. . . . Remarkable for Rice's prose and rich sensory detail." --"Christianity Today""A masterful book written by an extraordinary writer at the height of her powers." --"All Things Considered""Beautifully observed.... An intimate family saga of love, sorrow, and misunderstanding." --"The Denver Post""A remarkable achievement. . . . An engaging story told within the structure of biblical narrative and theological orthodoxy." --Father Richard Neuhaus, publisher, "First Things""Convincing and compelling. Another winner."--"Kirkus Reviews" (starred) "[A] beautifully observed novel . . . Rice undertakes a delicate balance here: if it is possible to create a character that is simultaneously fully human and fully divine, as ancient Christian creeds assert, then Rice succee
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: February 2009
Dimensions (cm): 17.6 x 10.6 x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.163