A Crown of Life: A Novel of the Great Persecution

A Crown of Life: A Novel of the Great Persecution

by Brian Patrick Mitchell
     
 
A Crown of Life is an epic romance spanning ten pivotal years in the history of the world, beginning in 303, when churches were closed, books were burned, and Christians were forbidden to assemble and later forced to prove their loyalty to the empire by offering a sacrifice to the government's gods. Thousands chose death instead, in what has been known since as the

Overview

A Crown of Life is an epic romance spanning ten pivotal years in the history of the world, beginning in 303, when churches were closed, books were burned, and Christians were forbidden to assemble and later forced to prove their loyalty to the empire by offering a sacrifice to the government's gods. Thousands chose death instead, in what has been known since as the Great Persecution.

Vividly written, with surprising twists, heart-pounding drama, a colorful cast of endearing characters good and bad, and profound insight into life's deepest mysteries, A Crown of Life is an inspiring tale of Christian faith in the face of death. You will weep. You will cheer. You will fall in love. You will learn why they believed and why they died.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780991016907
Publisher:
Pontic Press
Publication date:
01/08/2014
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
564,626
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.01(d)

Meet the Author

Author Brian Patrick Mitchell is a former soldier and journalist, the author of several nonfiction books and many articles on politics and religion, and a deacon of the Orthodox Church. He and his wife live in Alexandria, Virginia.

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