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Paul of Tarsus (Real Reads)
     

Paul of Tarsus (Real Reads)

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by Alan Moore, Gill Tavner (Retold by), Karen Donnelly (Illustrator)
 
The foundations of Jewish law are under threat from the followers of a man called Jesus. These people have reached Damascus. They must be stopped. Saul, uncompromising and brutal, is the man for the job. But by the time Saul reaches Damascus he is blind and in shock. What could have happened to him on that journey? How does a man react when his beliefs are turned

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The foundations of Jewish law are under threat from the followers of a man called Jesus. These people have reached Damascus. They must be stopped. Saul, uncompromising and brutal, is the man for the job. But by the time Saul reaches Damascus he is blind and in shock. What could have happened to him on that journey? How does a man react when his beliefs are turned upside down? Now calling himself Paul, can he convince his former enemies to trust him? Can he convince the world that Jesus’s teachings are for everyone? Through treacherous journeys, passionate preaching and long letters, Paul tries to tell the world what he believes, but will it make any difference?

Real Reads are accessible texts designed to support the literacy development of primary and lower secondary age children while introducing them to the riches of our international literary heritage. Each book is a retelling of a work of great literature from one of the world’s greatest cultures, fitted into a 64-page book, making classic stories, dramas and histories available to intelligent young readers as a bridge to the full texts, to language students wanting access to other cultures, and to adult readers who are unlikely ever to read the original versions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906230296
Publisher:
Real Reads
Publication date:
03/15/2014
Series:
Real Reads Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
9 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

ALAN MOORE is a cultural and religious historian with a particular interest in the connections between history and education. He has also trained as a psychotherapist specializing in family work. He lives in Cheltenham, England.

GILL TAVNER was an English Teacher and Head of Department before turning to writing when she had young children of her own. She has also taught English in South East Asia, worked as a personal trainer, been a management trainee in an insurance company, led treks in Africa, run her own business and painted fake tattoos on Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Perhaps it is this variety that makes her such a versatile writer.

KAREN DONNELLY lives in the English seaside town of Brighton, where for the past twenty years she has been working as a fulltime illustrator, mostly of children’s books. She has solid experience in illustration for publishing, advertising and commercial clients.

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Paul of Tarsus (Real Reads) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
anonymousHH More than 1 year ago
I wanted a readable synopsis of the life of Paul of Tarsis which is exactly what I got. People of all ages would find it factual. If I wanted to find out about another person in a quick readable manner, I would buy another book in this series. It follows the life very well and I will probably read it again sometime. The only problem that I had with this book is that I wanted to feel into the heart of the man and this small book did not give me anything except the facts. It is a short little book and takes only about an hour to read.