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Noah Primeval
     

Noah Primeval

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by Brian Godawa
 

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Nephilim Giants, Watchers, Archangels. This is Not Your Sunday School Noah’s Ark.

Noah Primeval is a speculative retelling of the Genesis Bible story of Noah for a new generation.

In an ancient world submerged in darkness, fallen angels called Watchers rule as gods and breed giants called Nephilim. Mankind

Overview

Nephilim Giants, Watchers, Archangels. This is Not Your Sunday School Noah’s Ark.

Noah Primeval is a speculative retelling of the Genesis Bible story of Noah for a new generation.

In an ancient world submerged in darkness, fallen angels called Watchers rule as gods and breed giants called Nephilim. Mankind is enslaved to evil. Noah, a tribal leader, has been prophesied by his ancestor Enoch to save humanity from coming destruction. To rise against this supernatural evil and rescue his family Noah will need an equally supernatural army. But he also has to finish building his big boat.

Noah Primeval is the first book in the exciting Biblical Fantasy series, Chronicles of the Nephilim.

• It’s Biblically and historically faithful, with added ancient imagination.

• You will learn the origin of the Nephilim giants and the Watchers of Genesis 6.

• Many of the strange oddities of the Bible will finally begin to make sense.

• You will learn about a storyline thread in the Bible often overlooked: The War of the Seed.

Learn About the Historical and Biblical Research Behind the Novel

There seems to be a Nephilim craze these days. A great interest in the Watchers and the book of Enoch and Giants. Lots of books out there about the End Times and Nephilim in the modern day.

But Noah Primeval and Chronicles of the Nephilim Biblical Fantasy Series tells the original story from the ancient past that all began with Genesis 6.

Author Godawa shares the scholarly research that undergirds the fictional adventure. Noah Primeval has appendices that provide an explanation of Biblical concepts in the novel such as the Sons of God, Watchers, Nephilim, Giants, Leviathan, and the ancient Mesopotamian Cosmography in the Bible.

Beloved Bible Story Reads Like Watching a Movie

Noah Primeval is written in the spirit of The Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of the Rings, blending fantasy and mythopoeia with history to retell the Biblical narrative with a fresh perspective, making it come alive in a new way, while staying true to the original spirit of the Bible story.

It’s like connecting the dots and filling in the story between the lines of what the Bible tells us.

A NOTE ON THE AGE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE NOVELS

Some Christians have asked what “rating” the novels have in terms of the portrayal of sex and violence. I would say the series is rated PG-13. The Chronicles do deal with evil behaviors that would be appropriate for mature teens and above. The violence in the Chronicles is like the book of Judges. The sexuality is like Song of Solomon, alluded to poetically, but obviously. The description of sexual evil is like Ezekiel 16, sometimes shocking, but never glorified. There is an occasional profane word or vulgarity like in Ezekiel 23, revealing spiritual wickedness.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Wizard schools and teen vampires are child's play. This is the origin of sorcery and vampire tales. Noah Primeval will keep you on the edge of your seat with its primal struggle of good and evil. It reads like a Blockbuster movie!"
- Ralph Winter, Producer, X-Men, Planet of the Apes

"A great, spiritual fantasy full of thought and imagination. The cinema-like action and suspense will keep you turning pages until you are finished, while the themes and concepts will remain long after you're done."
- Bill Myers - Bestselling Author, The God Hater

"A stirring tale of gods and men that confronts us with biblical reality through mythical fantasy. Noah Primeval is what Tolkien called "sanctifying myth" that we need in our own place and time."
- Michael S. Heiser, PhD, Hebrew and Semitic Languages
Academic Editor, Logos Bible Software

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780615550787
Publisher:
Embedded Pictures
Publication date:
10/25/2011
Series:
Chronicles of the Nephilim , #1
Pages:
396
Sales rank:
483,103
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

What People are Saying About This

Ralph Winter
Wizard schools and teen vampires are child's play. This is the origin of sorcery and vampire tales. Noah Primeval will keep you on the edge of your seat with its primal struggle of good and evil. (Ralph Winter, Producer, X-Men, Planet of the Apes)
Peter Enns
Imaginative yet well-researched. Such a fictional adaptation may be a big problem from some religious believers with strict views of the Bible, but in my book, Godawa brings to the surface the drama of the original story. He gives to us the Noah of the Bible in a fresh and provocative way. (Peter Enns, PhD. Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Author Inspiration and Incarnation)
Leonard Sweet
Godawa captures the spiritual and theological truth behind the biblical story of Noah with an action packed fantasy adventure that reminded me of C. S. Lewis' Narnia, or the graphic novel The Watchmen. (Leonard Sweet, best-selling author, professor, Drew University, George Fox University)
Michael S. Heiser
A stirring tale of gods and men that confronts us with biblical reality through mythical fantasy. Noah Primeval is what Tolkien called "sanctifying myth" that we need in our own place and time. (Michael S. Heiser, PhD, Hebrew and Semitic Languages, Academic Editor, Logos Bible Software)
Bill Myers
A great, spiritual fantasy full of thought and imagination. The cinema-like action and suspense will keep you turning pages until you are finished, while the themes and concepts will remain long after you're done. (Bill Myers, Bestselling Author, The God Hater)

Meet the Author

Brian Godawa is the screenwriter for the award-winning feature film, To End All Wars, starring Kiefer Sutherland, and Alleged, starring Brian Dennehy as Clarence Darrow and Fred Thompson as William Jennings Bryan. Previously Brian adapted to film the best-selling supernatural thriller novel The Visitation by author Frank Peretti for Ralph Winter (X-Men, Planet of the Apes), and wrote and directed several documentaries, including Wall of Separation for PBS.

Brian's articles on movies and philosophy have been published around the world. He has traveled around the United States teaching on movies, worldviews, and culture to colleges, churches, and community groups.

His popular book, Hollywood Worldviews: Watching Films with Wisdom and Discernment (InterVarsity Press) is used as a textbook in schools around the country. His novel series, the saga Chronicles of the Nephilim is in the Top Ten of Biblical Fiction on Amazon and is an imaginative retelling of the primeval history of Genesis, the secret plan of the fallen Watchers, and the War of the Seed of the Serpent with the Seed of Eve. The sequel series, Chronicles of the Apocalypse tells the story of the Apostle John's book of Revelation, and Chronicles of the Watchers recounts true history through the Watcher paradigm.

His main website is www.godawa.com.

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Noah Primeval 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
ThePix More than 1 year ago
What an amazing concept! Nicely thought out and well researched. I think we'll be hearing more from Mr. Godawa.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed the imagination and creativity in this book. Wasn't sure at first, but turned out to be a great work of fiction.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was a little leary at first but it was written very well, i enjoyed it very much and I liked how he explained things at the begining and the end. It was very captivating. Cant wait to get the next e book
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