Jerusalem's HopeBook - 2002
Sales of more than seven million copies have taken Bodie and Brock Thoene's historical fiction to the top of bestseller lists and built them a fervent following. Jerusalem's Hope, the final volume in their superb Zion Legacy series, continues the story-within-a-story of The Jerusalem Scrollsand Stones of Jerusalem. Israeli strategist Moshe Sachar has taken refuge in a secret tunnel, beneath the Temple Mount, from the battle chaos of the 1948 war of independence. Now, he opens another of the temple's ancient scrolls and plunges into the supreme drama of the first century A.D. As word spreads of the miracles performed by a charismatic but mysterious prophet, Yeshua, people whose lives he has touched are caught up in destiny. A Roman centurion-in love with a Hebrew beauty-is torn between admiration and duty. Three "sparrows," ragamuffin orphan boys in hiding with Yeshua, are his vital messengers to a shepherd in Bethlehem. As all these characters converge on the dangerous road to Jerusalem at Passover, Jerusalem's Hopedelivers the timely and sweeping climax fans have been waiting for.
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2002.
Characteristics: 264 p. :,ill., map ;,25 cm.