New Novel About Early Church

New Novel About Early Church

The Rev. Peter Rodgers, Priest in Charge of St. Andrew's Antelope, has just brought out a second edition of his book, The Scribes, A Novel about the Early Church. The book is available at Amazon Kindle for $2.99, on paperback for as low as $21.79, and will be available FREE from Sept 30-Oct 4 through Kindle. Hard copies of the first edition are on sale at the Cathedral Bookshop.

About the book:
This book traces the fortunes and misfortunes of a group of scribes in the late second century Christian Church. Justin and Marcus are scribes for the Church of Rome. Juliana is a scribe of the Alexandrian church, and a member of the Catechetical school. The story begins when Juliana visits Rome, and she and Justin discover that they have different readings in their Gospel manuscripts. The story develops as Justin and Marcus travel to the churches of the Roman Empire, delivering letters for their bishop. Their final destination is Egypt, where the differences in readings and methods of copying intensifiy, as does Justin's growing affection for Juliana. Discover all the dangers and challenges faced by scribes and their manuscripts. Will Justin find the true text? Will he win his true love?

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