bringing the reality of Israel and Palestine to the fiction reader. In Living Stones he shows us what most Americans don’t see: the real face of Palestine and of life under occupation. Just as important, Johnson’s strong faith shines through in every page. This is a story about crossing boundaries and about forgiveness. Don’t pick up this book if you are not willing to have your assumptions challenged. But don’t miss the opportunity—your faith will be strengthened and your horizons widened.”
—Mark Braverman, Program Director of Kairos USA and the author of A Wall in Jerusalem: Hope, Healing and the Struggle for Peace in Israel and Palestine.
From his own rich experiences with the Living Stones, Lloyd Johnson weaves a story of intrigue and danger but also love, curiosity, forgiveness, and hope. Living Stones takes us as readers beyond simplistic understandings of Israel and Palestine. In this gripping novel, Ashley Wells’ journey of discovery helps open minds and hearts—for others in the novel, but for us as well.
—Joan Deming, Pilgrims of Ibillin Executive Director
“Lloyd Johnson creates a new way of looking at the tumult in the Holy Land.”
—Sami Awad, Executive Director, Holy Land Trust, Bethlehem
“Lloyd Johnson brings a worldview which is both entertaining, educational, and based on his own observation and personal experience. His book, LIVING STONES, is a must read and will open up a perspective that will be an eye opener for those fortunate enough to get their hands on it.”
—Leonard Rodgers, Global Initiatives, Inc.