That Boy from Nazareth
“That Boy from Nazareth is an original novel set in ancient Palestine during the Roman occupation and Jewish rebellion, about the coming-of-age of a humble twelve-year-old boy named Jesus, who learns that he is the Son of God. The characters who would come to define Jesus’ life in the Gospels form the cast of this intriguing speculation of what Jesus’ formative years could have been like—and the heavy burden of his destiny to change the world. That Boy from Nazareth is profound, vivid, and highly recommended as reflective reading as one contemplates the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.” Midwest Book Review
Set in ancient Palestine during the dangerous Roman occupation and Jewish rebellion, That Boy from Nazareth weaves a suspenseful coming-of-age adventure in which God reveals to a young Jesus his true identity as the Son of God. Powerful opposing forces pursue him using any means necessary to find the boy and either kill him or use him for their own nefarious purposes.
Rich with captivating detail, this compelling, fast-paced adventure, told through the characters who later define Jesus’ life in the Gospels, is filled with suspense, humor, and intriguing dialogue that lend a new and real sense of humanity to the story of how a twelve-year-old boy from a humble family in a Galilean town was given the power to change the world.