World renowned forensic Archeologist, Dr. Terry Harper, has miraculously survived two assassination attempts within the span of 10 days. As Israeli police try to discover exactly who is behind these inexplicable attacks, Harper, aided by a mysterious ex-CIA operative, try to escape the Middle East and return to the safety of the United States, before another can be launched. Throughout the journey, Harper experiences blackout-induced visions, which transform him into an unwitting eyewitness to the birth of the Christian faith, as seen through the eyes of the Saul of Tarsus.
In this third book of the award-winning Eye Witness graphic novel series, the transformation and missions of the super-apostle Paul, are examined like never before as the author delves into questions like: What happened to Paul between the time when his sight was taken on the road to Damascus to when he returned to that city, three years later?
Rise of the Apostle, takes the reader through a full color, fully illustrated roller-coaster ride which features the intertwining of a modern day action-thriller with an adaptation of the Book of Acts. The Eye Witness series is appropriate for readers from early teen and up.
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