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The Carpenter's Apprentice - Matthew Price

The Carpenter's Apprentice

Paperback Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9781589430662
Number Of Pages: 256

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In this most unusual coming-of-age story, the boy Jesus becomes a man amid the ordinary and extra-ordinary people of his youth. He is twelve years' old, learning the family trade, in the small Judean town of Nazareth. He is not an ordinary youngster, but he lives a normal life as the eldest child in a bustling family. But even in rural Judea, the times are becoming more unsettled. Roman invaders, highway robbers, extortionate tax collectors, rabble-rousing zealots, and a religion that seems to have lost touch with the people, all threaten his world. On his family's visit to Jerusalem for the Passover and his bar-Mitzvah, these forces change his life. He sees and is seen, hears and is heard, and an unremarkable carpenter's apprentice from nowhere changes the future. Matt Price has created a world of real people acting from all the normal human motives. Whatever your faith, you will find this story human and fascinating.

ISBN: 9781589430662
ISBN-10: 1589430662
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st November 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 12.7  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.28